They came for the Jews and I said nothing… with a gaze to the Middle East

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.” This poem by Martin Niemöller, he wrote thinking about what happened in the 19th and 20th century in Europe. However, reflecting on Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Lybia, it would not be a false comment there either. Baghdad, Aleppo, Damascus, Sana and Benghazi all once had big Jewish populations,…

London Underground / Brexit Dover

In the last few weeks I was busy researching  for German a magazine that comes out in August. But I also had two texts published in taz, which were however … Continue reading London Underground / Brexit Dover

BOD Vivian Wineman on far right successes of Euroelections | GB Zentralrat der Juden über den Erfolg der Ultrarechten

ENGLISH: Read my interview in the German Jüdische Allgemeine with Jewish Board of Deputies  (BOD) president Vivian Wineman, assessing the ultra right successes of the European elections (use google translate … Continue reading BOD Vivian Wineman on far right successes of Euroelections | GB Zentralrat der Juden über den Erfolg der Ultrarechten