German Consulate General Miami
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Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Miami. Here you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in our area. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including travel, study, doing business in Germany and much more. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens.
The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers the State of Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Island.
Igor Shteyrenberg, Director of the Miami Jewish Film Festival, went to Berlin on a trip arranged by the German Consulate General in Miami and hosted by the Goethe Institut in Germany.
AJC Miami and Broward Board had a remarkable meeting with special guests Consul General Juergen Borsch, Project Interchange Chair Harriet Schleifer, and Director Robin Levenston. Consul General Borsch discussed current events in Europe and the Fiftieth anniversary of post-WWII Jewish/German relations.
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Germany and Israel, the Consulate General together with the Consulate General of Israel and AJC hosted an opening reception for a very special art exhibition. This is the very first exhibition of artist Sidney Rosenstein, a 94-year-old holocaust survivor, who holds a degree in art and has a house filled with amazing paintings dating back to the early 1940ies. Each painting tells a unique story of his life. It was a wonderful evening where over 70 guests attended the reception honoring Sidney and his wife of 67 years, Mira who also survived the holocaust.
Consul General Jürgen Borsch gave a lecture on Germany and its roll in Europe after 25 year of unification at Miami Dade College North Campus in front of faculty and international students
The German Consulate General hosted a reception for the Miami Jewish Film Festival at Temple Beth Sholom on Wednesday, January 28 as part of the sponsorship of the "Spotlight on German Cinema". Guests were treated with complimentary kosher wine and food before the completely sold out screening of the film "Farewell, Herr Schwarz".
January 27, 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp. Commemorating the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Consular Corps in Tampa together with Holocaust Survivors remembered the tragedy of the Holocaust in a candle lighting to mourn the six million Jews who lost their lives.
50 years after the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany, and 25 years after German Reunification, Aviad Arik Herman, an Israeli designer and grandson of a Holocaust Survivor creates the National Costume for Josefin Donat, Miss Universe Germany, on the occasion of the Miss Universe Pageant 2015 in Doral, Miami. The costume reflects the Fall of the Berlin Wall and was among the top five rated costumes in the contest.
The German Consulate General hosted a reception for the Miami Jewish Film Festival at Temple Beth Am on Sunday, January 18. The Consulate is a sponsor of the "Spotlight on German Cinema" which is one of the highlights during the Festival this year. Guests who went to see the German film “Farewell, Herr Schwarz” enjoyed kosher wine and cookies before the screening.
On Saturday, Consul General Juergen Borsch went to Jacksonville where 2 German Bundesliga Teams – Bayer Leverkusen and 1. FC Köln (Cologne) – participated in the Florida Cup as part of the BundesligaWorldTour. The two teams competed against two teams from Brazil at EverBank Field in Jacksonville.