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Presentation by Stephan Kramer on 23 February, 8pm at Cape Town Holocaust Centre
Cape Town Holocaust Centre
The Jewish Community In Germany Today -
What does the Future Hold?
Executive Director of the Central Council of Jews in Berlin, Germany
Thursday 23 February, 8pm
88 Hatfield St, Gardens
The presentation includes the history and the present situation in Germany, as well as a future perspective
Refreshments will be served
Stephan Kramer has been Secretary General of the Central Council of Jews in Germany since April 2004 and heads the office of the European Jewish Congress in Berlin. From March 2000 - 2004 he served as Executive Director of the Council. Before joining the Central Council in January 1999 as personal assistant to the late Ignatz Bubis, he worked for five years in Frankfurt/Main office of the Conference on Jewish Material Cliams against Germany as a press spokesman and advisor for public and government relations. He also worked as a consultant for the existing individual compensation funds and the slave labour compensation.
He established and supervised local offices of the Central and Eastern European Compensation Fund of the Claims Conference in Kischinev, Moldova and Bukarest, Romania. He has served as chief of staff to three different members of the German Bundestag between 1989 and 1995. He has headed a consulting firm specializing in both public and government affairs, political lobbying and economic affairs. For the past five years Mr Kramer has also worked as a freelance journalist.