Martin Schulz has made headlines for statements highly critical of Israel, but has also proven a true fighter in the war against anti-Semitism and a man dedicated to protecting Israel
Kirsten Rulf is a political news correspondent for Tagesschau, Germany’s national TV news bulletin, a McCloy Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a research fellow at the Harvard Law School.
Puzzling Together an Honest Past: In Small-town Germany, the Taboo on Nazi Collaborators Is Being Broken
'73 years later, we didn't necessarily want to become inquisitors. But we did want to make sure we'd notice parallel developments in our community today that may lead to similar catastrophes'
Whether the shutting off of microphones in parliament, or heightened action by the media and intelligence services, German politicians and Jewish leaders hope to keep the conversation civil
And why Israel should brace itself for further provocation from Germany's far-right AfD party
The numbers show that many Germans have lost trust in Merkel's leadership - now she is left with a sole and difficult-to-manage coalition option to stay in power
The Alternative for Germany started out focusing on economic issues, but over the past year it has gradually changed what is appropriate to say in parliament, in the media and on the streets