Meryl Streep, who was recently catapulted into the #OscarsSoWhite controversy after telling a reporter at the Berlin Film Festival “We’re all Africans, really,” published a blog on the Huffington Post on Thursday called “Setting the Record Straight From Berlin.”
In mid-January, protests erupted in Berlin after a 13-year-old German-Russian girl claimed that migrants of either Middle Eastern or North African origin had kidnapped and raped her. But now she admits that her allegations are false.
Marie Jalowicz Simon spent the Holocaust hiding from the Nazis—living underground in Berlin, keeping to the fringes of society, using an assumed name, dodging the authorities and anyone who might denounce her.
BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 09: Hulda, 3, places flowers in between slats of the former Berlin Wall at the Berlin Wall Memorial at Bernauer Strasse on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Wall on November 9, 2014 in Berlin, Germany.
Be careful! You'll catch your death of cold like that… oh wait.
As a Jewish person, I feel pretty confident in saying that it's almost inevitable that putting a Jewish person in a small space, ever, anywhere, will make some people angry, even if it's with the best intentions. So it's unsurprising that Berlin's Jewish Museum's new "Jew in the Box" exhibit, which features one of…
Yesterday we wrote about a fashion blogger who was so inspired by Berlin's uber-chic Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe that he held a mini fashion shoot in between the pillars meant to evoke memories of millions of massacred people.
Visitors to Berlin's Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe know the maze of concrete slabs is a powerful and thought-provoking site. For some fashion bloggers, the memorial is also a perf backdrop to show off your super cute hot pink purse and leather jacket!
BERLIN, GERMANY - DECEMBER 07: A baby hippopotamus born November 23 rides for a moment on its mother's back at Zoo Berlin on December 7, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The baby hippo is a boy and has two sisters. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
A competitor performs on the catwalk at the first German Voguing Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)
Paul Marino in the role of King Henry VIII leads spectators to a location in William Shakespeare's Utopia, based on a work of fiction by English social philosopher and author Sir Thomas More, at Goerlitzer Park in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)
The main dancer of a traditional Thailand dance group prepares for a performance during the annual Carnival of Cultures parade in Berlin, Sunday, May 27, 2012. Thousands of people attended the festival wearing costumes from all over the world. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 26: Volunteer Santas attend their annual meeting at the Komoedie am Kurfuerstedamm theater on November 26, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. The event was organized by Studentenwerk Berlin, a student organization at the city's technical university (Technische Universitaet Berlin), that sends out…
Berlin, Aug 13: A woman attends the Berlin 'SlutWalk,' which organizers described as a demonstration against those who blame the victims of sex crimes. The walk was held in response to a Toronto police officer who said women shouldn't dress like "sluts" if they want to avoid being raped. (Photo/Markus Schreiber)
[Germany, December 20: A woman pulls her son to school on a sled on a snow-covered sidewalk in Berlin. Image via Getty.]
[Berlin, September 1: Mechanical engineering trainees get comfortable in the workshop while they learn the tools of their trade. Image via Getty.]
[Berlin, July 19: Backpackers of France stand outside the Circus hostel Berlin on July 19, 2010 in Berlin, Germany. Image via Getty.]