The future in the southwest | the jewish general

Friday the 13th: Since this year, positive events have once again been linked to this important date of Jewish life in southern Germany. Because in two cities in Baden, the future was treated with celebration and outstanding participation. The Jewish community of Emmendingen got things started later in the morning: they opened new buildings in … Read more

Frank Deeb searches for answers to the question of the future of socialism – Friday

In fact, this text was completed – but then the war came. The war has changed everything, pushing the questions that were fundamental and forward-looking yesterday into the second row: the coronavirus pandemic, the climate crisis, and social inequality. Famous political scientist and devoted Marxist Frank Deeb has published a book in which he attempts … Read more

future memory | the jewish general

OFEK’s two young advisors, Maria and Irina, specialize in talking to people, finding strengths, naming them and awakening strengths where there are doubts, reservations and doubts. Maria begins, “So, my greatest strength is empathy!” For Shimon, the greatest strength is stamina. The 37-year-old works and, like nearly 20 other people, participates in the symposium of … Read more

Music is his mother tongue, the Jewish general

Shortly before bed, he usually thinks of the most beautiful melodies. “If I was skilled, I would write it right away,” says Assaf Levitin, author and composer, with a smile. At that moment he definitely thought that he would never forget it again, but the reality was different and the next morning the melody was … Read more