On September 15, our Senior Fellow Anne Aulinger and her colleagues from various factions of the German parliament founded the Bernhard-Kreis Initiative, a move to promote Jewish life in Germany by working against Antisemitism. Their intention is to promote political exchange around the alarming increase in Antisemitism in the country. Dr. Felix Klein, Federal Government Commissioner for Jewish Life in Germany and the Fight against Antisemitism, and Petra Pau, the Vice President of the Bundestag, championed the initiative. The name “Bernahrd-Kreis” was derived from the Jewish journalist and Reichstag member, Georg Bernhard (1875-1944). Read an article about the new initiative here (in German).