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  • Non-Jewish Germans honored for preserving local Jewish history

    January 26, 2016 | 10:03 am

    A preacher, teachers, business leaders and an artist were among the non-Jewish Germans who were recognized for helping preserve local Jewish history.

    On Monday, they were presented with the Obermayer German Jewish History Awards in the Berlin Senate as Germany prepares to mark...

  • Arthur Obermayer, US philanthropist who preserved German-Jewish history, dies at 84

    January 12, 2016 | 12:23 pm

    Arthur Obermayer, a Boston-based Jewish philanthropist who honored Germans for preserving local Jewish history, has died.

    Obermayer died Sunday in Dedham, Massachusetts, at 84. The cause of death was cancer, the family confirmed.

    A longtime activist in political and Jewish...

  • Awards recognize Germans preserving Jewish history

    January 27, 2011 | 10:06 am

    A woman who rescued a synagogue that had been turned into a barn was one of six recipients of the 11th annual Obermayer German Jewish History Awards.

    The ceremony, held Jan. 24 at the Berlin Parliament House, was one of several events commemorating the anniversary of the liberation...