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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

Oct 19, 2017 12:00 PM 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

Aug 31, 2017 2:30 PM 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

Jun 7, 2017 2:15 PM 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

Jan 2, 2017 11:00 AM , History

Welcome to Polski Berlin! Our September issue is all about Berlin's Polish people and places – and a road trip to Wroclaw. Plus an interview with novelist Boualem Sansal about his dystopian vision of Islam, the month's can't-miss events and more! more

Aug 31, 2016 12:00 PM Features

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

Apr 6, 2016 12:00 PM 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

Mar 23, 2016 12:00 PM Zeitgeist

Ready for some teenage kicks? Our March issue's all about the real, live young Berliners coming of age in the land of eternal adolescence. Meet them and get the lowdown on your month in film, art, music, stage and food on newsstands now! more

Mar 1, 2016 1:00 PM Features

Happy New Year... now get back to work! Our first issue of 2016 is all about how Berliners get by, whether "working black", cleaning toilets or selling their sperm. Plus, an interview with Anonymous/Lulzsec hacker Mustafa Al-Bassam and much more! more

Jan 5, 2016 12:00 PM Features

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

Oct 27, 2015 2:40 PM , Zeitgeist 1 Comments

This month, we take a look at the past, present and future of Jews in Germany's capital. Plus: Is refugee Willkommenskultur all it's cracked up to be? This and much, much more on newsstands now! more

Sep 30, 2015 4:00 PM 1 Comments

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

May 20, 2015 12:00 PM 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

Mar 31, 2015 11:30 AM 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

Mar 17, 2015 12:30 PM Opinion 5 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

Jan 20, 2015 12:45 PM Opinion 1 Comments

Beyond the sensationalist headlines, our December issue unveils the many realities of Berlin's Muslim communities. Read our Islam special, on newsstands now! more

Nov 26, 2014 5:15 PM Features 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

Oct 31, 2014 11:30 AM 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

Sep 16, 2014 11:30 AM 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

Aug 27, 2014 12:00 PM 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

Jun 12, 2014 10:00 AM Film

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