Chief Rabbi of Wien, Austria
His father was a survivor of the Shoah. Folger was from 2003 to 2008 rabbi of the Israelite Community Basel. In September 2011, he became mayor of the Israelite Jewish Community Munich and Upper Bavaria. From 2013 to 2015 he was a member of the Rabbinate of the Jewish Community Frankfurt am Main. He was from 2016 to 2019 Chief Rabbi in Vienna.