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  • Germany should award pensions to ghetto survivors, Jewish body says

    March 3, 2013 | 7:08 am

    Germany's main Jewish body is calling on the German government and parliament to step in on behalf of survivors of World War II ghettoes who have not yet received a German pension for their work.

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

  • German Parliament passes law guaranteeing legality of ritual circumcision

    December 12, 2012 | 10:58 am

    The German Parliament passed a law protecting the right of Jewish and Muslim parents to choose a ritual circumcision for their sons, after months of heated debate over efforts to ban the practice.

    In all, 434 legislators voted Wednesday for the new law proposed by the federal...

  • Human rights court rejects PETA appeal on Holocaust campaign

    November 8, 2012 | 10:27 am

    Germany can bar the animal rights group PETA from comparing the fate of animals today with that of Holocaust victims, Europe's highest court for human rights ruled.

    The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg on Thursday upheld a 2009 German Supreme Court ruling that banned...

  • 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...

  • Neo-Nazi murderer’s arrest shows need to ban extreme right, Jewish leader says

    November 14, 2011 | 10:33 am

    A series of neo-Nazi murders across Germany shows the urgency of banning the country’s largest right-extremist party, Germany’s top Jewish leader said.

    Dieter Graumann, president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, told the DPA news agency that the neo-Nazi “flagship,” the...