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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Original and prominent Supporters

Among the supporters of the petition are the actress Iris Berben, Literature Nobel Prize Laureate Elfriede Jelinek, the television presenter Bärbel Schäfer, Professors Daniel Goldhagen, Robert Wistrich, Jeffrey Herf, Yehuda Bauer, Micha Brumlik, Arno Lustiger and Wolfgang Neugebauer, the members of the German parliament Petra Pau, Ute Granold, Dr. Karl Addicks, Andreas Schmidt, Andreas Steppuhn, Uwe Schummer, Roland Claus and Ingo Schmitt, the Minister a.D. Dr. Heiner Geißler, the former ambassador to Israel Rudolf Dreßler, the president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, Charlotte Knobloch, the vice-president Dieter Graumann and the General Secretary Stephan J. Kramer, the exile-Iranian political and human rights activists Nasrin Amirsedghi, Hassan Daioleslam and Iraj Mesdaghi, the exile-Iranian author Mirza Agha Asgari (Mani), the Egyptian author Masri Feki, the journalist Henryk M. Broder, Dr. Jürgen Bühler director of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, the head of the German-Israeli-Society Dr. h.c. Johannes Gerster and Lala Süsskind, Chairwoman of the Jewish Community in Berlin.

Original Supporters

  • Sharon Adler, Editor, AVIVA-Berlin.de - Online Magazine for Women, Photographer, Berlin
  • Doris Akrap, Editor, Jungle World, Berlin
  • Menashe Amir, Former Director of the Persian Program of Kol Israel (Voice of Israel), Jerusalem/Israel
  • Nasrin Amirsedghi, Publicist, Mainz
  • Dr. Miro Aliyar, Sociologist, Austria
  • Javad Asadian, Author and Poet, Member and former Chairman of the Iranian PEN Centre in Exile, Germany, Berlin
  • Dr. Alireza Assar, Physicist and Mathematician, University of Vienna, Ministry of Defence Consultant on Iran's nuclear programme until the early 1990s, Austria
  • Seyran Ates, Lawyer and Author, Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. Yehuda Bauer, Jerusalem
  • Dr. Werner Bohleber, Psychoanalyst, Frankfurt
  • Dr. Martin Borowsky, Judge, Chairman of the German-Israel Society Erfurt, Member of the Synod of the Evangelical Church of Central Germany, Erfurt
  • Ivo Bozic, Editor, Jungle World, Berlin
  • Hans Branscheidt, European Turkey Civic Commission (EUTCC)
  • Henryk M. Broder, Journalist, Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. Micha Brumlik, Educationalist, J.W.Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt
  • Dr. Hava Bugajer, Vice President European Council of WIZO Federations, Vienna/Austria
  • Dr. Jürgen Bühler, International and German Director of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, Jerusalem/Israel
  • Paulo Casaca, MEP, Partido Socialista Portugal, Socialist Group in the European Parliament, Brussels
  • Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Associate Dean Simon Wiesenthal Center, Los Angeles
  • Martin Cüppers, Historian, Research Associate, Research Unit Ludwigsburg of the University Stuttgart, Ludwigsburg/Berlin
  • Hassan Daioleslam, Iranian Human Rights Activist and Political Scientist, USA
  • Max Dax, Journalist, Berlin
  • Rudolf Dreßler, Politician (SPD) and Diplomat, inter alia former German Ambassador in Israel
  • Pastor em. Prof. Dr. Günter Ebbrecht, Einbeck
  • Harald Eckert, Chairman Christians on Israel’s Side, Board Member European Coalition for Israel Brussels, Germany
  • Avi Efroni, Chief Editor DerBerliton.de, Berlin
  • Klaus Faber, Lawyer, State Secretary (ret.), SPD, Executive Director of the Scientific Forum Berlin, Brandenburg and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Potsdam
  • Dr. Jochen Feilcke, Vice President of the German-Israel Society, Chairman of the section Berlin/Potsdam 
  • Alex Feuerherdt, Lector, Illustrator and Author, Bonn
  • Prof. em. Hubert Frankemölle, Catholic New Testament Scholar, Consultant of the German Bishops' Conference, Paderborn
  • David Gall, haGalil onLine, Munich
  • Dr. h.c. Johannes Gerster, President, German-Israel Society, CDU, Mainz
  • Dr. Dieter Graumann, Vice President, Central Council of Jews in Germany, Frankfurt am Main
  • Dr. Elvira Grözinger, Vice Chairwoman of SPME Germany, Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. Karl E. Grözinger, Prof. em. for Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, Potsdam
  • Dr. Nikoline Hansen, Chairwoman, Coalition of the Persecuted of the Nazi Regime, Berlin
  • Simone Dinah Hartmann, Spokesperson, STOP THE BOMB Austria, Vienna/Austria
  • Prof. Dr. Heiko Haumann, Historian, University of Basel/Switzerland
  • Rev. Malcom Hedding, Executive Director, International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, Jerusalem/Israel
  • Prof. em. Dr. Hanspeter Heinz, Chairman, Discussion Group Jews and Christians at the Central Committee of German Catholics, Augsburg
  • Dr. phil Clemens Heni, Post-Doc Associate, YALE University, USA
  • Prof. Jeffrey Herf, Historian, University of Maryland, Washington/USA
  • Meggie Jahn, Deputy Chairwoman of the section Berlin/Potsdam, German-Israel Society, Berlin
  • Dr. Martin Jander, Historian, Lecturer at the New York University Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. em. Utz Jeggle, Professor of Empirical Cultural Studies, University of Tübingen
  • Elfriede Jelinek, Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Vienna/Austria
  • Prof. Herbert Jochum,Chairman, Christian-Jewish Consortium Saarland (CJAS), Saarbrücken
  • Kayvan Kaboli, Spokesperson, Green Party of Iran, Los Angeles/USA
  • Yves Kamami, Chairman, B'nai B'rith, Europe's Foreign Affairs Network
  • Prof. Dr. Rainer Kampling, Seminar for Catholic Theology, Free University of Berlin, Berlin
  • Dr. Martin Kloke, Textbook Editor and Publicist, Berlin
  • Dr. Yvonne Kozlovsky-Golan, Professor of Film, Sapir Academic College Sha'ar Hanegev, Israel
  • Stephan Kramer, General Secretary, Central Council of Jews in Germany, Berlin
  • Dr. Matthias Küntzel, Political Scientist and Publicist, Hamburg
  • Dr. Alexandra Kurth, Political Scientist, Gießen
  • Robert J. Lieber, Professor of Government and International Affairs, Georgetown University Washington, USA
  • Andrea Livnat, haGalil onLine, Tel Aviv
  • Arno Lustiger, Historian and Publicist, Frankfurt am Main
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus-Michael Mallmann, Scientific Director of the Research Unit Ludwigsburg of the University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart
  • Yossi Melman, Writer and Journalist, Haaretz, Israel
  • Iraj Mesdaghi, Human Rights Advocate/Writer, Sweden
  • Prof. Benny Morris, Ben Gurion University, Beersheba, Li-On/Israel
  • Dr. Kazem Moussavi, Spokesperson, Green Party of Iran in Europe, Germany
  • Ricklef Münnich, Pastor, Protestant President of the German Coordination Council of the Societies for Christian-Jewish Cooperation, Erfurt
  • Dr. Christoph Münz, Historian, Editor of COMPASS-info service for Christian-Jewish and German-Israeli news, Greifenstein
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Neugebauer, Historian and Vice President of "Action against Antisemitism in Austria", Vienna
  •  Margitta Neuwald-Golling, Del. to European Council of WIZO Federations (EWCF), Cologne
  • Wolfgang M. Nossen, Chairman, Jewish Community of Thüringen, Chairman of MOBIT e.V. (society against right-wing extremism), Erfurt
  • Dr. Peter von der Osten-Sacken, Prof. em., Humboldt UniversityBerlin, former Director of the Institute Church and Judaism, Berlin
  • Thomas von der Osten-Sacken, Publicist, Wadi e.V., Frankfurt
  • David Parsons, Media Director, International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, Jerusalem/Israel
  • Petra Pau, Member of the German Bundestag, DIE LINKE, Berlin
  • Ronald Radosh, Prof. Emeritus of History, City University of New York; Adjunct Senior Fellow, The Hudson Institute, USA
  • Aryeh Rubin, Director Targum Shlishi, USA
  • Levi Salomon, Delegate of the Jewish Community of Berlin for Fighting Antisemitism, Berlin
  • Dr. Samuel Salzborn, Assistant Professor, Institute for Political Science of the University of Giessen, Giessen
  • Prof. Dr. Karol Sauerland, Philosopher, Professor of German Studies, and Historian, Universiy of Warsaw, Warsaw/Poland
  • Esther Schapira, Journalist, Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt
  • Bruno Schirra, Journalist and Publicist, Berlin
  • Prof. em. Dr. Johann Michael Schmidt, (Prof. em. for Protestant Theology and Didactics), Meerbusch
  • Dr. Eva Schulz-Jander, Lecturer, Society for Christian-Jewish Cooperation, Kassel
  • Dr. Charles A. Small, Director, Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism and Policy, Yale University, New Haven/USA
  • Michael Schudrich, Chief Rabbi of Poland, Warsaw/Poland
  • Dr. Shimon Samuels, Director for International Liason of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre, Paris
  • Rachel Singer, President, WIZO Deutschland e.V., Berlin
  • Saul Singer, Editorial Page Editor, Jerusalem Post, Jerusalem/Israel
  • Martin Stock, Editor, iz3w – Information Centre Third World, Freiburg
  • Prof. Dr. em. Martin Stöhr, University of Siegen, Honorary President of the International Council of Christians and Jews, Bad Vilbel 
  • Dip.sc.pol. Leo Sucharewicz, Communication-Psychologist and Journalist, Munich
  • Lala Süsskind, Chairwoman, Jewish Community Berlin, Berlin
  • Dr. Sylke Tempel, Historian and Publicist, Berlin
  • Monika Thamm, Member of the House of Representatives of Berlin, CDU, Berlin
  • Arzu Toker, Journalist and Publicist, Cologne
  • Dr. Helga Trüpel, Member of the European Parliament, DIE GRÜNEN, Vice President Committee on Culture and Education of the European Parliament, Brussels/Bremen
  • Dr. Wahied Wahdat-Hagh, Social Scientist and Publicist, Germany
  • Andreas C. Wankum, Member of the Hamburg State Parliament, CDU, Hamburg
  • Graham Weinberg, President, B'nai B'rith Europe
  • Dr. Markus Weingardt, Peace Researcher, Research Center of the Evang. Study Group FEST (Heidelberg), Tübingen
  • Prof. em. Dr. Klaus Wengst, Study Group Jews and Christians at the German Evangelical Church Congress, Bochum
  • Sebastian Wertmüller, Trade Union Secretary, Hannover
  • Dr. Gregor Wettberg, Jurist, Workshop Jewish Members of the Social Democrats Berlin/Brandenburg, Berlin
  • Prof. Robert S. Wistrich, Director, Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism - SICSA, Jerusalem/Israel 
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Wolffsohn, University of the Bundeswehr, Munich
  • Udo Wolter, Free Author, Berlin
  • Dr. Efraim Zuroff, Nazi-hunter and historian, Director of Simon Wiesenthal Center-Israel Office, Coordinator of SWC Nazi war crimes research (worldwide), Efrat/Israel