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Life In Berlin: RIAS Report On Anti-Semitism in Berlin

"If there is not the signal that people will interfere, the same will happen again." Benjamin Steinitz refers to anti-Semitic harassment. Steinitz is the coordinator of RIAS, the Department for Research and Information on Anti-Semitism.

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"If there is not the signal that people will interfere, the same will happen again."

Benjamin Steinitz refers to anti-Semitic harassment. Steinitz is the coordinator of RIAS, the Department for Research and Information on Anti-Semitism.

Two men who were born in Germany but don't have German citizenship will be deported to countries in North Africa, where their parents immigrated from, over suspicions that they were planning a terrorist attack. German officials say it's the first time the government is making such a move.

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When Chancellor Merkel and President Trump met for the first time last week, the world was watching. Curious to find out how Berliner's responded, we went to Mitte to get some answers.

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A dilapidated, two-story clapboard house saved from demolition in Detroit might seem like an out-of-place addition to a backyard in Berlin-Wedding. But for American artist Ryan Mendoza, importing this little white house from the Midwest to his property in Germany was the only solution to save this piece of Civil Rights hero Rosa Parks' legacy.

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Last Friday, Chancellor Merkel and President Trump had their first face-to-face meeting at the White House in Washington D.C. I talked with Martin Klingst, Senior Political Correspondent for Die Zeit about their meeting and current German U.S. relations.

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The Trump administration has moved quickly to reverse some of the previous administration’s energy and climate policies. But not all Republicans are on the same page when it comes to climate. Those on the so-called eco-right say action is needed to promote clean energy and prevent climate disruption. On today’s program we hear how Republican renegades find climate solutions in conservative principles, and what we can do when climate denial isn’t just present in the halls of government, but actually controls the levers of power.

Three Things To Do This Week

Mar 20, 2017
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A few things to keep in mind this week:

Bagel and kugel lovers: rejoice! It's Nosh Jewish food week, and from March 19th through March 26th, there will be dinners and demos and discussions about Jewish food all over town. The Jewish-Roman Shabbat Supperclub menu looks particularly enticing.

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At a wide-ranging and occasionally tense news conference after their first in-person meeting Friday, President Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed trade and border policy — and had one notable exchange when Trump was asked about his unproven claims that former President Obama tapped the phones at Trump Tower last year.

Beer Journal With Hana And Hugh Eckermann

Mar 17, 2017
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Hana Eckermann: We are in Berlin-Mariendorf witnessing the Stone IPA Madness.

Hugh Eckermann: This festival of German IPA's is presenting 25 beers from 17 breweries from all over Germany.

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What is a teenager's take on migration and displacement? How do they view newcomers? What is their definition of home?

"I think in my school, a lot of people have different homes, and maybe some people don’t even feel at home where they live, like in Berlin here."

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NPR Specials: Climate One - Republican Renegades on Climate

This week on NPR Specials:

The Trump administration has moved quickly to reverse some of the previous administration’s energy and climate policies. But not all Republicans are on the same page when it comes to climate. Those on the so-called eco-right say action is needed to promote clean energy and prevent climate disruption. On today’s program we hear how Republican renegades find climate solutions in conservative principles, and what we can do when climate denial isn’t just present in the halls of government, but actually controls the levers of power.

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Three Things To Do This Week

A few things to keep in mind this week:

Bagel and kugel lovers: rejoice! It's Nosh Jewish food week , and from March 19th through March 26th , there will be dinners and demos and discussions about Jewish food all over town. The Jewish-Roman Shabbat Supperclub menu looks particularly enticing.

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