Leo Baeck Award

  • Speech by Federal Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel

    on receiving the Leo Baeck Award in Berlin on 6 November 2007

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    Speech by Federal Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel
    on receiving the Leo Baeck Award in Berlin on 6 November 2007
    Madam President, dear Frau Knobloch,
    Dear Wolf Biermann,
    Excellencies,
    Ladies and Gentlemen,
    Allow me to begin with three words of thanks:
    My thanks go to you, Frau Knobloch, for your kind, warm and very personal welcome ...

  • Leo Baeck Award

    The Central Council of Jews in Germany established its Leo Baeck Award in 1956. It is a distinction for those who have played an outstanding role in defending the Jewish community and who have derived lessons for the future from Germany's terrible Nazi history.



    Leo-Baeck-Award 2007 for the Chancellor of Germany, Dr ...