World / Crime & Legal Feb 14, 2019

Germany sees 'frightening' rise in anti-Semitic hate crimes

Anti-Semitic offences rose almost 10 percent in Germany last year, and violent attacks were up more than 60 percent, crime statistics showed Wednesday, sparking alarm in the Jewish community. Police recorded 1,646 offenses motivated by hatred against Jews, the highest level in a decade, said ...

Letter shows a fearful Albert Einstein long before rise of Nazis

World Nov 9, 2018

Letter shows a fearful Albert Einstein long before rise of Nazis

More than a decade before the Nazis seized power in Germany, Albert Einstein was on the run and fearful for his country's future, according to a newly revealed handwritten letter. A longtime friend and fellow Jew, German Foreign Minister Walther Rathenau, had just been assassinated ...