German Literature

What does it mean to think of the world “like a Jew”?

Anti-Semitism is increasingly making headlines, from reports of violent incidents directly targeting Jews to the growing importance of ethno-nationalist discourse that frequently uses Jewish stereotypes. This rise of anti-Judaism includes a renewed attention to the medieval image of the wandering Jew, translated into contemporary language by the term “globalism”. Conservative …

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On this History Day – June 26 – Almanac

Today is Saturday June 26, the 177th day of 2021 with 188 to follow. The moon is declining. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, and Uranus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Saturn and Venus. People born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include …

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Diary of Anne Frank published in 1947

In 1947, Anne Frank’s personal magazine, The Diary of a Young Girl, was first published by Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl of German descent who was in hiding with her family from the Nazis in Amsterdam during the Second World War. The Franks were hiding in the annex. It …

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Blinken launches Biden Europe charm offensive in Germany

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Germany as the Biden administration continues a diplomatic charm offensive designed to attract suspicious Western European allies after four years of turbulent relations under former President Donald Trump. This is despite some persistent differences with the main allies on energy and defense …

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