The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu is in Berlin, where he had dinner with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, ahead of official talks slated for Thursday.
Leaders of the Jewish community are to be joined by German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a demonstration against anti-Semitism in Berlin. Attacks on Jews in Germany saw an increase in the wake of the Gaza conflict.
September 13 marked the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's sermon in East Berlin, which sent at least as powerful a message to his audience as Kennedy's pledge of solidarity in West Berlin a year earlier.
Germany's Jewish community has gathered to protest anti-Semitism. Chancellor Merkel's cabinet is also there to speak out against the hatred, recently reignited when Israel launched an offensive on the Gaza Strip.
Parliament opened in Berlin on Wednesday with an hour's memorial to the outbreak of the Second World War 75 years ago. Visiting Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski praised the two countries' reconciliation since.
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