Tragedy marks Sabbath for Germany's Jewish community

Tragedy marks Sabbath for Germany's Jewish communityJews in Germany prepared to mark the Sabbath Friday with their confidence in the community’s miraculous rebirth shaken by the deadly anti-Semitic rampage in Halle on Yom Kippur. Nearly 75 years after the Holocaust, the Jewish minority that had staked its faith in peaceful, democratic Germany found itself asking troubling questions about its security after the synagogue siege by a suspected neo-Nazi. “We have always been careful and now we will be even more careful,” said Nina Peretz, head of Berlin’s Fraenkelufer synagogue community group.

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