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In the German papers this week: Berlin reacts to Halle shooting, Extinction Rebellion protest, AfD convention fail, fire at landmark döner and more! Read more

, Zeitgeist

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

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

The website Jewish Places provides an interactive map showing Jewish institutions, places, historic personalities and themed walks. Users are also able to add new locations to this open-source project. Read more

Insider Tips

Radialsystem hosts the Israeli-German festival (Oct 12-18 at Radialsystem V and English Theatre Berlin) Read more

Theatre & Dance

On the Berlin stage’s fixation with commemorating 20th-century violence... it all begins this month with Maxim Gorki's festival "War or Peace – Crossroads of History" (Oct 3-27) Read more

Theatre & Dance

British director Robert Chevara on Blonde Poison, a play based on the amazing true story of Stella Goldschlag, the Jewish bombshell who operated as a Gestapo agent in Nazi Berlin. Catch it at Brotfabrik Sep 21-Oct 3. Read more

Theatre & Dance

The Jewish Film Festival Berlin & Brandenburg fights false facts with film. It's on in cinemas across town Jun 26-Jul 5 Read more

Film

INTERVIEW! Mother-daughter duo Gaby and Sonya Gropman discuss how their very personal cookbook revives a forgotten culinary tradition. Read more

Food & Drink

INTERVIEW! Israeli director Ofira Henig premieres "Kind of", a play about the manufacturing of intolerance in her home country’s schools. Catch on opening night of the Schaubühne's F.I.N.D. fest (Apr 6) and Apr 7. Read more

Theatre & Dance

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

Zeitgeist

What would you do if you found out your WG had a Nazi past? Enter "Denk Mal am Ort", an initiative which honours the city’s Holocaust victims in their own former homes, by inviting the residents to open up their doors to the public. On May 6-7. Read more

What's On

From Chantal Akerman to Natalie Portman, this year's Jewish Film Festival gives women centre stage. Plus a dippy documentary and many more choice flicks about the chosen people, Jun 4-19. Read more

Film

In a shudderingly explicit new exhibition, Berlin hosts 100 works created in the ghettos and camps of WWII Europe. It's art that survived the Holocaust – even if the artists didn't. Discover the beauty formed in an era of darkness, through Apr 3. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

Berlin was as busy as ever in 2015, and 11 issues of Exberliner have the proof. Among all our stories, these are the ones that stood out. Read our list and see if you agree. Is there something we missed? Let us know your faves in the comments. Read more

Features

In the 1920s, Lilli Henoch was Germany’s greatest multi-sport athlete. Martin-Heinz Ehlert has dedicated the past 25 years of his life to giving the young Jewish woman her rightful place in German sporting history. Read more

Interviews & Portraits 1 Comments

Take a stroll around the Bayerisches Viertel in Schöneberg. Among its well-manicured facades, the street signs tell a different story. Using images and text, they form an informative and moving story of what happened from 1933 to 1945. Read more

History

Ever wonder what it was like to be a Jew in East Germany? After fleeing Nazi Germany as a child, Salomea Genin returned to live in East Berlin, expecting a utopia free of anti-Semitism – an illusion that would soon shatter. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

The Central Council of Jews in Germany has joined the racist cacophony against refugees. But some Berlin Jews are saying "not in our name". John Riceburg explains. Read more

Opinion

On the 77th anniversary of Kristallnacht, we take a look at the most ubiquitous reminders of the Holocaust in Berlin: Stolpersteine. Meet a Berlin woman whose quest for a Stolperstein on her block led her down the rabbit hole of Holocaust history. Read more

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