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Germany's main Jewish body is calling on the German government and parliament to step in on behalf of survivors of World War II ghettos who have not yet received a German pension for their work. Dieter Graumann, head of the Central Council of Jews
The leader of Germany's main opposition party expressed bewilderment yesterday after the country's Jewish community angrily denounced a joint paper it issued with the Palestinian Fatah party. The head of the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD), Sigmar
Dieter Graumann, from Germany's Jewish community, blasted the group of deputies. He said the trip to Iran is "horribly false and added that trip "is a brazen piece of being on the wrong political and moral way, that of all things to visit a regime
The Bundestag will have to decide what will follow a court ruling in Cologne, Germany declaring circumcisions to be subject to criminal penalties, said Central Council of Jews in Germany President Dieter Graumann in a statement.
A German court has ruled that circumcising young Jewish boys amounts to bodily harm even if parents consent to the procedure. Cologne state court said the child's right to physical integrity trumps freedom of religion and parents'
Speaking in Hamburg Sunday, Dieter Graumann, head of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, said everyone should follow the example of the 10,000 local residents who held a peaceful rally June 2 under the slogan Hamburg shows its true colors.
Dieter Graumann, head of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, said he wished team manager Oliver Bierhoff had heeded his advice to bring the entire team to Auschwitz last week, in order to send a message to thousands of young German fans. Bierhoff
The decision, which broke last week in the mainstream news before being publicly announced, follows negotiations that began a year ago with the election of Dieter Graumann, a businessman based in Frankfurt, to head the council. The German federal
Wulff said in a speech Tuesday while accepting the German Jewish community's top annual award that he would organize a memorial ceremony for the victims. We cannot stand silent in the face of the bereaved, he said in accepting the Leo Baeck Prize
More than seven decades after the end of World War II, the German-born pope is meeting with Jewish leaders in the historic Reichstag parliament in what was once the heart of the Nazi capital. Dieter Graumann, Germany's top Jewish