German Jewish Leader Dies, 68

Published May 05, 2006, issue of May 05, 2006.

The leader of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, Paul Spiegel, died Sunday. Spiegel, who was 68, had been hospitalized in Dusseldorf with cancer. As head of the council for the past several years, he represented one of Europe’s largest Jewish populations, numbering more than 100,000 members.

Would you like to receive updates about new stories?

We will not share your e-mail address or other personal information.

Already subscribed? Manage your subscription.