Category: Germany

Continuity on German budgets

May 3, 2018

The new German government today presented its budget for 2018, a project that increases investment and maintains the “zero deficit” and where there is a sense of continuity despite the move of the Ministry of Finance from the Conservatives to the Social Democrats.

The Finance Minister, Olaf Scholz, welcomed the “unanimous” approval by the Council of Ministers of the second draft of the federal budget for this year, since the first draft was processed at the end of last year, with the Executive still in office after the general elections of last September.


Is there still anti-Semitism in Germany?

April 2, 2018

The Jewish community in Germany, concerned about a possible increase in anti-Semitic abuse, asked schools to monitor religious intimidation among students, especially during recess.

The petition came after people in Germany were surprised by reports that a Jewish girl at a primary school in Berlin was bullied by her Muslim peers and even received death threats after she said she did not believe in Allah, an incident that was reported by her father in the Berliner Zeitung. This heightened fears of a resurgence of anti-Semitism in Germany.