Yermi Brenner

Yermi Brenner

Journalist

Articles and video reports by Yermi Brenner about migration issues and global affairs. Published by Al Jazeera, CNN, Deutsche Welle, and other media outlets worldwide.

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The Jewish Daily Forward

My Great-Grandparents Were Asylum Seekers, and Were Denied

September 4th, 2015, Germany: Carl and Paula Brenner, German Jews, needed shelter, didn't get it.

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The Jewish Daily Forward

Haunted By Holocaust, Split On Israel

May 10, 2015, Germany: Caught between guilt over the Holocaust and anger over Palestinian plight.

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The Jewish Daily Forward

VIDEO: The Jewish Face of Immigration Reform

July 28, 2013, USA: Roy Naim is one of few undocumented migrants who are raising their voice.

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The Jewish Daily Forward

Emotional "Jewish Olympics" in Berlin

August 5, 2015, Germany: Eight decades after Nazi Olympics, Jewish athletes competing in Berlin.

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The Jewish Daily Forward

Celebrating Holiday of Freedom in Detention

April 1, 2015, Israel: Asylum seekers from Sudan and Eritrea celebrate Passover under deportation threat.

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The Jewish Daily Forward

Is Pegida "Good for the Jews?"

Germany: Jewish citizens conflicted on whether to support or condemn the anti-islamization movement.

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The Jewish Daily Forward

Neo-Nazi Leader Turned Refugees Activist

GERMANY: After a decade as violent right-wing extremist, Steven Hartung changed his ways, with the help of EXIT.

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The Jewish Daily Forward

Photographers Collective Shooting Against the Grain

ISRAEL/PALESTINE: ActiveStills are exposing political struggles the Israeli society prefers to ignore. (VIDEO)

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The Jewish Daily Forward

Jews and Muslims Take Stand Against Racism

Germany: Salaam-Schalom Initiative encourages intercultural dialog, exchange, in diverse Berlin.

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The Jewish Daily Forward

Kibbutz Culture Changes — and Kids Come Back

ISRAEL: After years of population stagnation, Kibbutz Hatzor abandoned the egalitarian economy. Now it's popular again. (VIDEO)

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The Jewish Daily Forward

Q&A with Israel's Ambassador to Germany

Germany: Alliance between Israel and Germany stronger than ever, said Yakov Hadas-Handelsman.

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The Jewish Daily Forward

Berlin's Hummus Entrepreneurs

Germany: A culinary concept that is weird to German eyes and mouths is the new trend in the capital.

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The Jewish Daily Forward

A Gluten-Free Experiment Dedicated to Mom

UNITED STATES: After mother was diagnosed with Celiac, I went on a weeklong gluten-free diet. It was a challenge.

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The Jewish Daily Forward

'We Can Marry for Love'

UNITED STATES: A visit to a Greenwich Village synagogue on an historic day for the LGBT community. (VIDEO)