Germany-Israel: 50 years of diplomatic relations

In June 2015 more than 50 alumni of all IJP programs took part in a three days conference in Tel Aviv. In 1965 Germany and Israel started diplomatic relations. Noah Klieger, 88 made clear how difficult the beginning was: „ As a Jew and a survivor of Auschwitz of course I was against it“.

 

 

Picture of Herbert Quandt-Stiftung
Picture: Herbert Quandt-Stiftung

Now 50 years later,  Berlin  is one of the most attractive destinations for young Israelis. Scientists, correspondents and politicians like the youngest  member of the Knesset , Stav Shaffir, gave their perspectives of  the past and the future of Israel.

Picture of the Herbert Quandt-Stiftung
Picture: Herbert Quandt-Stiftung
Picture of the Herbert Quandt-Stiftung
Picture: Herbert Quandt-Stiftung

The conference was organized in cooperation with the Herbert Quandt Foundation and supported by the Foreign ministry of Germany.