German Jews fear backlash from country’s welcome of refugees (The Times of Israel)

BERLIN (JTA) — The migrants sit slumped together on the sidewalk outside the State Office for Health and Social Affairs here, resting on donated sleeping bags, clutching food handouts, smoking, sleeping, fiddling with their cellphones. They have come to this city by the tens of thousands, propelled by German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s pledge to welcome at…