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

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 touchstone to that horror but it is also a city, the film notes, where "history is...

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