Head Of German Jewish Community Revealed To Be Non-Jewish


The 71-year-old chairman of the small Jewish community in the city of Pinneberg in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein faces an accusation from the magazine Der Spiegel that he is not Jewish, deceiving Jewish members since 2003.

Spiegel reported in this week’s issue that Wolfgang Seibert fabricated his Jewish origin and is a Protestant whose family members fought for Nazi Germany in World War II against the allied powers.

Seibert said he will consult with his attorney before issuing a public comment, adding that the contention that he plans to resign is false. Seibert was previously convicted a number of times for fraud and embezzlement.

Read more at JPOST.



  1. He is the head of A German Jewish community. That particular small community happens to be particularly small.
    This fact is much less sensational than the sound and the meaning of the headline.


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