Documents of one of the greatest 20th century writers were kept in safety deposit boxes out of the reach of the public and of researchers; court ruling brings five-year saga to end.
Millions of photographs and documents have been uploaded to a new website, offering users a free and fascinating insight into the history of German-speaking Jewry, with Albert Einstein the star attraction.
It took Alice Lehmann decades to dare to open the journals of her first love, Bernie Sapir, who was murdered in Auschwitz. Now the 88-year-old Jerusalemite has shared their tragic tale in a heartrending book.
The activists burst into a hall where the iconic Israeli group Givatron was performing, threw Jewish National Fund donation boxes to the floor and crumpled the Israeli flag.
Archive of documents belonging to Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels include love letters, articles he wrote in school and poetry.
German parliament member: This is a real slap in the face for concentration camp survivors and relatives of victims.
Hesse (1877-1962), a Nobel Prize laureate in literature, was also an accomplished amateur artist.
Stephan Kramer says anti-Semitism used to be found on the fringes of German society, but 'When it reaches the normal people it's more dangerous.'
In April, Israel declared the Nobel Prize literature laureate Grass 'persona non grata' after he published a poem saying Israel threatened world peace.
Nobel Prize literature laureate, declared 'persona non grata' by Israel over a poem criticizing its stance on Iran, lauds nuclear whistle-blower Vanunu as a 'hero.'