“Football builds bridges
between people of different skin colour, language and religion. Xenophobia,
anti-Semitism and racism have no place in the football stadium”, said Stephan
J. Kramer, General Secretary of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, adding
his weight to the call for more international openness and tolerance at sports
grounds that was issued by the German football association before today’s match
between Germany and the United States ...
“Football builds bridges
In the opinion of Paul Spiegel, President of the
Central Council of Jews, “the recent violent demonstrations that have already
occasioned a number of deaths are awful proof that political and inter-religious
dialogue between the cultures has failed in the last few years.”
"Rather than patronizing ...
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Israel have lost a close, dependable friend", said Paul Spiegel, President
of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, in a tribute to the commitment Rau displayed on behalf of Jews in this country.
Berlin, den 27 ...
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victory at the ballot box fills me with concern and dismay", confessed Dr
Paul Spiegel, President of the Central Council of Jews in Germany in his
initial reaction to the provisional results in the Palestinian elections.
is a terrorist organization and it is hard to imagine how terrorists, even if
they are democratically elected, might be reliable partners in a peace
process", continued Spiegel ...
despicable” was the reaction of Dr Paul Spiegel, President of the Central
Council of Jews in Germany, to the latest utterances by Iranian President
Mahmud Ahmadinejad proposing that a Jewish state be established on German or
Austrian territory and denying that millions of Jews were murdered under the
Nazi dictatorship ...
in Düsseldorf by the delegates to the Council Assembly to grant membership to
three regional associations, the
Jüdische Gemeinschaft of
Landesverband Jüdische Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein,
Landesverband der israelitischen Kultusgemeinden in ...
Paul Spiegel, President of the Central Council of Jews, expressed his
regrets upon learning that Albert Meyer had resigned his post as
Chairman of the Jewish Community in Berlin. “I regret the decision
taken by my friend and colleague Albert Meyer very much, but I can
certainly understand it”, said Paul Spiegel in his initial response ...
The Central Council of Jews in Germany welcomes the recent UN
resolution declaring 27 January International Holocaust Memorial Day.
“After decades of silence this resolution is very much to the UN’s
credit”, said President Paul Spiegel. In January 2005, sixty years
after the end of the Second World War, the UN General Assembly in New
York commemorated the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps and
the six million victims for the first time in its history ...
The Central Council of Jews in Germany has chosen rial unicode ms" font-weight normal >Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Peter Hommelhoff, Rector of Ruprecht Karl University in Heidelberg, to receive this year’s Leo Baeck Award.
In the Award Statement the Central Council of Jews above all pays
tribute to the university rector’s deep commitment to the College of
Jewish Studies in Heidelberg ...
It was a disgrace and a slap in the face for democracy, said Paul
Spiegel, President of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, following the
comments made by Iran’s President Mahmud Ahmadinejad at
a conference in Tehran. President
Ahmadinejad called openly for the destruction of Israel and the Jewish