Shlomo Danzinger, the mayor of Surfside, Fla., reportedly received a threatening email, after which he and his family went under police protection.

"Another Israeli is brutally attacked in the German capital," said Israeli Ambassador Ron Prosor.

The channel, unique among Israeli TV stations for its conservative viewpoint, asked the Israel Competition Authority to investigate.

Leading figure in Israeli politics sought Rebbe’s guidance over decades

Synagogue, museums, cinemas, painting gallery, exhibitions, concerts and restaurants will be open to the public.

The ceremony was the first of a series of events planned in conjunction with the Peres Center over the next year.