GIC News Archive
May 7, 2013
Ambassador Ammon and LBI International Director Kahn Strauss opened an exhibition titled “The Mendelssohns: A German Family of Scholars, Bankers, and Artists” in the German Residence. Guests enjoyed music by Fanny Hensel and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.
Leo Baeck Institute Exhibition
Apr 25, 2013
Former Israeli Ambassador Reuven Merhav gave a keynote speech on German-Jewish Dialogue and Reconciliation at the Goethe Institute in Washington. The discussion following the speech centered on how each generation relates to and accentuates its rememberance of the Holocaust in a different way.
Apr 17, 2013
For the improvement of the German American Friendship Garden on the National Mall, Ambassador Ammon signed a memorandum with the deputy superintendent of the National Mall and presidents of German-American associations, also activating a $100,000 trust fund to finance future maintenance.
German American Friendship Garden
Mar 26, 2013
The "Entdecke .de" series - published by www.deutschland.de - takes you on a tour through Germany. This spring, our destination is Mainau in Lake Constance.
Mar 25, 2013
Hamburg is hosting the International Building Exhibition (IBA) from March 23 to November 3, 2013 with a view to answering the question "What will future cities look like?"
IBA - Hamburg