On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, musicians of the Berlin Philharmonie performed a commemorative concert using some 20 historic string instruments once belonging to Jewish musicians who were either murdered or who emigrated.
Violins of Hope
"With the eyes of the world upon us, we must demonstrate our commitment to diplomacy to try to resolve the Iranian nuclear issue within the deadline we have set," the EU High Representative and the Foreign Ministers of Germany, France and Britain write in a joint article.
Diplomacy with Iran
Germany and Israel established diplomatic relations 50 years ago. Foreign Minister Steinmeier launched a year of German‑Israeli anniversary celebrations with the first in a series of readings and discussions.
German‑Israeli Anniversary Year
Alexander Dobrindt, Germany’s Transportation Minister, announced in an interview with Frankfurter Algemeine Zeitung that a section of Germany’s A9 highway will soon be the digital testing strip for German car companies to try out their assisted driving and fully automatic vehicles.
Over 600 German airmen and women are stationed in New Mexico to do flight training. They eat, sleep, and train alongside their US counterparts, strengthening the strong military ties between the two countries.
Holloman Air Force Base
The latest GDP figures show that Europe’s largest economy grew by 1.5 percent in 2014, up from previous estimates of 1.4 percent. The ten-year average for annual German GDP growth is 1.2 percent.
On January 20, 2015 Ms. Carol Kahn Strauss was presented the Commander´s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by Consul General Brita Wagener. The decoration had been awarded in appreciation of her outstanding accomplishments and commitment to German-American-Jewish relations for more than two decades.
Award for Carol Kahn Strauss
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