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  • German trade union leader opposes West Bank boycott

    November 11, 2013 | 10:13 am

    German trade union leader Michael Sommer vowed to stand up to unionists who want to boycott goods made in West Bank Jewish settlements.

    “As long as I am head of this organization, there will never be a resolution that says ‘Don’t buy from Jews,’ ” said Sommer, 61, chair of the...

  • Report: Security guards fail to pursue assailants of German rabbi

    June 6, 2013 | 2:25 pm

    Security guards at a shopping mall in Germany failed to pursue the youths who attacked a rabbi, a German news agency reported.

    Mark Dainow, vice chair of the Jewish community of Offenbach, told the epd news service that six to eight youths, who appeared to be of “Middle Eastern...

  • German Jewish leader slams IOC at memorial for Munich 11

    September 6, 2012 | 9:22 am

    The head of Germany's Jewish community at a memorial ceremony for the Munich 11 lamented the "icy coldness" of the International Olympic Committee in refusing to mark the 40th anniversary of the massacre.

    Dieter Graumann, head of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, said...

  • Outsiders

    August 5, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Are we destined always to play the role of history's outsiders? I am reminded of that question after reading the story about Ignatz Bubis, 72, who is president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany (see page 12), a legislative body that represents all of Germany's Jews.

    Bubis, who...