NEWS ARTICLES

 

2017 Awards

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  • Non-Jewish Germans honored for preserving local Jewish history, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, January 24, 2017
    This article also appeared in:
    Ottawa Jewish Bulletin, January 24, 2017
    Forward, January 24, 2017
    The American Israelite, January 26, 2017

    Please note an error in some versions of this article:  Karen Franklin was listed incorrectly as President of Obermayer Foundation, Inc. Ms. Franklin is President of the Obermayer German Jewish History Awards.
  • Obermayer Award Winners, LBI News, Spring 2017

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2016 Awards

"Not Just Some History", WBUR, December 24, 2015

Obermayer Awards overcome silence with stories of German-Jewish History, Christian Science Monitor, January 27, 2016

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2015 Awards

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2014 Awards

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2013 Awards

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2012 Awards

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2010 Awards

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2009 Awards

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  • US philanthropist honors 6 Germans' efforts to preserve Jewish history, Newsday, January 27, 2009
      
  • 6 Germans awarded for preserving Jewish history, Associated Press, January 27, 2009
    The above article from this news service was published in the following newspapers:
    * Boston Globe * Washington Post
    * Los Angeles Times * Miami Herald
    *Houston Chronicle * Fox News
    * San Jose Mercury News (CA) * San Diego Union-Tribune
    * News & Observer (NC) * Buffalo News (NY)
    * KansasCity.com * ShalomDCH.org (NC)
    * Seattle Post-Intelligencer * Seattle Post-Intelligencer
    * and many more  
      
  • Germans remember the Holocaust, and the Jewish life that was, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, January 29, 2009
    The above article from this news service was published in the following newspapers:
    * United Jewish Communities
    * Baltimore Jewish Times
    * Jewish Community Website of Greater Philadelphia
    * Jewish Federation of Cincinnati
    * Jewish Community of Cleveland
    * JewishTucscon.org
    * The Jewish News Weekly of Northern California
    * Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester
    * Jewish Federation of Greater Long Beach & West Orange County
    * Jewish Community Federation of Louisville
    * Jewish Federation of Sarasota/Manatee
    * Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts

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