'An Apartment in Berlin' examines trend of Jews moving to German city

March 19, 2015 12:08 PM

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A young Jewish man slipped on a Nazi uniform - swastika, brimmed hat, jackboots - and walked the streets of Berlin, drawing rebuke and curiosity in a city where the discomfiting echo of the past mingles with the vibrancy and bohemian flair of one of Europe's most tolerant capitals.

The man, Yoav Sapir, a tour guide, is one of three Israelis in "An Apartment in Berlin," a documentary about the wanderlust, ironies and reinventions of Jews living in a country where decades ago their ancestors were corralled into train cars and shipped to concentration camps. Berlin is a touchston...

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