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In the German papers this week: Berlin busted as a cocaine capital, terror attack preparations, BVG's questionable efficiency bid, puppy police, and more! Read more

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Berlin is scooting towards the e-revolution – or is it? EXB investigates how the "Verkehrswende" is coming along. Also in this issue: e-scooters tested, the local skating scene revisited and September's book, film and art fests previewed! Out now! Read more

INTERVIEW! Jewish Berlin-born author Max Czollek takes a German-centric look at how the country treats its Jews offering a novel if no less damning perspective beyond the current political discourse. Read more

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This summer, EXB is taking you off the beaten track with insiders' hangout tips, hot Berlin debut novels, a trip to a Kurdish village full of Berliners, Max Czollek's original take on how Germany is really treating Jews and much more! Out now! Read more

A weekly round-up of news that piqued our interest or made us scratch our heads. Read more

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The trial for April's infamous “Berlin kippa attack”, in which a young Syrian was filmed attacking a young Israeli wearing a kippa, kicked off on Tuesday. Is antisemitism being "imported" into Germany? We survey the situation. Read more

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INTERVIEW! The trial of the young Syrian involved the infamous "Berlin Kippa attack" is already underway as of Tuesday... with a verdict expected soon. But what's the real state of antisemitism in Berlin and Germany? We talked to the expert. Read more

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In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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Dror Dayan has just released his documentary "Even Though My Land Burning" dealing with Israelis supporting Palestinian struggles – and some on the German left are calling him a "self-hating Jew". Read more

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It hasn't been all hattricks and trophies for TuS Makkabi, Berlin's only Jewish football club. Even today, anti-Semitism occasionally rears its ugly head both on and off the pitch, but the club has carried on, staying true to its origins. Read more

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At a protest on Wednesday, one Israeli Berliner got arrested for calling Benjamin Netanyahu a Holocaust denier. He told us his side of the story. Read more

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It’s not easy being an Israeli in Berlin these days. Many are unhappy about the war in Gaza and the right-wing government in Jerusalem and at the same feel the sting from other Israelis about not supporting the Jewish state. What's a Jew to do? Read more

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Of all things, the death of Robin Williams reminded us of the ugly face of anti-Semitism that has become steadily more present during the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. Is it really within all of us? Read more

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