Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Jenny Hestermann, Roby Nathanson and Stephan Stetter

Germany and Israel Today

Between Connection and Alienation

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Date of publication
1. edition
64 pages, PDF


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Germany and Israel have, to a remarkable extent, grown closer in recent decades and now have strong ties on all levels and in numerous areas. At the same time, the German-Israeli relationship is not devoid of misunderstanding and conflict. The study "Germany and Israel Today: Between Connection and Alienation" examines the current state of the two countries’ relations. 

Overall, the German-Israeli relations today are in good shape. Yet Israelis have a much more positive opinion of Germany than, conversely, Germans do of Israel. Signs of alienation can potentially be seen among the younger generation in both countries in particular.

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