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Settlers from Israel are flocking to Charlottenburg, where they find synagogues, certified kosher shops and restaurants, a secure environment and many fellow Jews. more

Zeitgeist

The artist and co-curator of HKW's exhibition on Russian Cosmism explains what's so inspiring about the spaced-out movement, and what the difference is between the Cosmists' universal quest for immortality and Silicon Valley-style trans-humanism. more

Interviews & Portraits

The Humboldt Forum wants to plant a golden cross on top of its political wipe-out of East German culture in the name of "history". Any claim to history on the side of the pro-Schloss folks is a sham anyways, says Gris. more

Opinion

Since February 2016, refugees from Syria, Iraq and Iran have been housed in the small town of Wünsdorf, on the exact spot where Germany’s first mosque and a camp of 5000 mostly-Muslim POWs stood. Its purpose: convince Muslims to fight for Germany. more

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Kottbusser Tor is home to dealers, freaks, artists and journalists. But John was surprised to find some of the world's most controversial outcasts there: Scientologists. more

Opinion 1 Comments

In a city as hedonistic and godless as Berlin, the most subversive thing teens can do is hang out at mosques and churches. Is religion the new cool? Something to think about over the Easter holiday... more

Zeitgeist

Can you safely walk through the streets of Neukölln wearing a kippa? How much anti-Semitic crime is there in Berlin? In our October issue, we tackled the debate over the "new" anti-Semitism and its effect on the Jewish and Muslim communities. more

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Seen our May issue yet? It's all about addictions. Our writer John Riceburg has to admit he has one: he can't get enough news about one particular secretive and militaristic cult. more

Opinion

After a decade-long debate, Germany's constitutional court has struck down the ban on headscarves for public sector workers this month. In our Islam issue, we examined whether women should be forced to uncover. more

Features

Were you baptised? If so, beware... you might owe hundreds of euros in church tax without knowing it. Take heed from the strange case of Thomas Bores, says Gris. more

Opinion 6 Comments

In wake of the #JeSuisCharlie phenomenon Mossy deliberates the nature of religious discrimination and finds a level playing field in which to fairly compare the major faiths of the world: her boudoir. more

Opinion 1 Comments

Just cos one Muslim can't understand Kabarett doesn't mean we need another media gang-bang. Kabarett isn't that funny anyway. more

Opinion 2 Comments

In unfamiliar territory, Jane stumbles across Safari Imbiss, a cheap and delicious (if a bit religious) West African hole-in-the-wall. What other hidden treasures does Wedding have to offer? more

Opinion 3 Comments

Ask American expats like me what we like about Germany, and most of us won't have to think for long. But having settled in, one starts to notice things that can seem downright medieval. more

Opinion 32 Comments

OUT NOW! METÉORA tells the highly stylised tale of a Greek orthodox monk and nun as their forbidden love threatens their common faith. more

Film

Watching Christians and Muslims bicker in German politics is like watching that romcom scene where two people having a row suddenly start snogging. more

Opinion

Jacinta isn't very pro when it comes to religion. She's no Richard Dawkins either, though. more

Opinion 12 Comments

The German Churches get a hell of a lot more tax money than we think – and so it is our business how much the bishop spent on his bathroom. more

Opinion 3 Comments

Religious groups clashing with doctors; politicians raging in parliament; Germany's international rep under threat; and a hurried piece of bizarre legislation. All this over circumcision? more

Zeitgeist 13 Comments

Jacinta Nandi really wants to be respectful towards religious people. They just make it kind of hard sometimes. more

Opinion 5 Comments

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