Germany 1999

Michael Pollak mpollak at
Mon Aug 16 17:52:50 PDT 1999

Johannes Schneider <Johannes.Schneider at> said:

> TEL AVIV, Israel (CNN) -- German Jewish leader Ignatz Bubis was buried
> Sunday not in his hometown of Frankfurt, but in Tel Aviv, where he
> hoped to escape desecration of his grave by neo-Nazis.

Bubis did have some grounds for this fear, since his predecessor, Heinz Galinski, had his grave desecrated.

But in the event, Bubis's grave was desecrated in Israel almost immediately after the service by an Israeli artist (Meir Mendlesohn) who accused him of collaborating with the Nazis.


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