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Leo Baeck Medal

Die Leo Baeck Medaille ist die höchste Auszeichnung, mit der das Leo Baeck Institut diejenigen ehren kann, die seinen Auftrag teilen, den einzigartigen Geist des deutschsprachigen Judentums in Kultur, Universität, Politik und Philanthropie lebendig zu halten.

2010

Ihre Exzellenz Angela Merkel

Bundeskanzlerin der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Die Medaille wurde von W. Michael Blumenthal übergeben.

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Maestro Kurt Masur

Ehemaliger Music Director der New Yorker Philharmoniker, Ehemaliger Kapellmeister des Leipziger Gewandhausorchesters

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2009

Dr. h. c. Joschka Fischer

Vizekanzler und Außenminister der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (1998-2005). Medaille überreicht durch: Dr. Henry Kissinger

2008

Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger

Director of Government Affairs, Allianz SE, Munich, Former German Ambassador to the US and UK. Medal awarded by James D. Wolfensohn & Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke.

2007

Dr. Mathias Döpfner

Chief Executive Officer of Axel Springer AG. Medal awarded by Dr. Henry Kissinger.

2006

Mr. James D. Wolfensohn

Chairman of Citigroup’s International Advisory Board, Former President of the World Bank. Medal awarded by Bundespräsident Dr. Horst Köhler.

2005

Dr. Otto Schily

German Federal Minister of the Interior. Medal awarded by Dr. Henry Kissinger

2004

Dr. Fritz Stern

Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Columbia University. Medal awarded by Joschka Fischer.

2003

Mr. Daniel Libeskind

Architect, Jewish Museum Berlin. Medal awarded by W. Michael Blumenthal.

2002

Dr. Ruth Westheimer

Therapist and author

2001

His Excellency Dr. Johannes Rau

President of the Federal Republic of Germany

2000

Mr. Edgar Bronfman

President, World Jewish Congress, Chairman, Seagram Company, Ltd.

1999

The Honorable Dr. W. Michael Blumenthal

President and CEO of the Jewish Museum, Berlin. Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

1998

Dr. George L. Mosse

Professor of History, University of Wisconsin and Hebrew University in Israel

1997

Dr. Helmut Sonnenfeldt

Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution, Senior Staff Member of the National Security Council

1996

Mr. Ernst Cramer

Senior Editorial Writer for Springer Publications, Former Chairman of the Board of Axel Springer Foundation

1995

Mr. Fred Grubel

LBI Secretary and Vice President (1969–1995)

1980

Mr. Fred Lessing

Chairman of the Board of LBI, Treasurer (1960–1990)

1979

Herr Axel Springer

Gründer, Axel Springer Verlag, Berlin