A new monthly columnist has joined the JEU team - Armin Langer - a graduate student of Jewish Theology at the University of Potsdam and founder and coordinator of the Jewish-Muslim activist group Salaam-Shalom. His first book "Ein Jude in Neukölln" (A Jew from the No-go-Zone) was published in 2016.
How can a Jewish organisation be at the same time pro- and anti-Israeli? The BDS movement is a divisive topic, but as our new columnist Armin Langer points out, the reality might require a more nuianced approach.
Eran Shakine exhibition opens in Jewish Museum Berlin, running until March 5.
An exhibition about Golem opens at Jewish Museum Berlin, to run until 29 JAN.
ACHAVA Festival brings Jewish music, culture, and interfaith dialogue to German State of Thuringia.
In the response to anti-Semitic slogans that appeared in Berlin’s pro-Palestinian protests, the Salaam-Schalom initative cooperated with the Sehitlik mosque to set up a human chain at a festival marking the end of Ramadan. When a law was passed in Berlin that banned all religious symbols in civil service, they organised an interfaith rally to promote equal employment opportunities for people who wear religious head coverings under the headline #MyHeadMyChoice.
22. Jewish Film Festival of Berlin & Brandenburg opens June 4 and will host screenings at 14 different venues.
15. International Klezmer Festival Fürth » One of the most famous Jewish and Klezmer Music festivals in Europe will be taking place March 4-13 in Fürth, Germany.
JEU aims at providing a platform for a pan-European exchange on Jewish life, thought and culture that extends beyond national and linguistic barriers.
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