Rafael Seligmann

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Rafael Seligmann, teacher of history and writer of best-selling books, was born in Israel and moved to Germany as a child. He is the Publisher of Berlin-based Jewish Voice From Germany, a monthly journal he founded in 2012 with the aim of promoting a new view of Jewish life in Germany to the world. “Our paper intends to make the dream of togetherness a reality,” he says.

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2013

Saturday, 23 February 2013

Four generations after the Holocaust, Europe’s fastest growing Jewish community faces new challenges, from Günter Grass’s anti-Israel poem What Must Be Said, to furious debate over the legality of circumcision and assaults against Jews in the street. Writers of two generations came to Jewish Book Week 2013 for a keynote discussion on what it means to be Jewish and German today. The discussion raised provocative questions about difference and identity that resonate with all multicultural societies.

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