German Consulate New York
On this website you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in the Tri-State-Area. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including travel, study, doing business in Germany, German newspapers and broadcasts as well as our Event Calendar. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens.
The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Bermuda, Connecticut (Fairfield County), New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Nov 17, 2010
In the largest exhibition of Weimar-era films ever presented in the United States, the MoMA's "Weimar Cinema, 1919 – 1933 - Daydreams and Nightmares" explores this innovative and multifaceted cinematic period in Germany through 75 feature-length films and six shorts screened between November 17, 2010 and March 7, 2011.
Weimar Film Exhibition
Nov 11, 2010
Nobel Prize recipient Günther Blobel has been presented with the Humanitarian Award by the New York College of Technology Jewish Faculty and Staff Association, alongside Jewish community leader Jerry Jacobs. On November 10, Professor Blobel, who received the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1999, was honored for his support of the rebuilding of the city center of Dresden.
Nov 11, 2010
Be Berlin - true to this motto, friends and guests of the German House celebrated the launch of "Berlinica," a Berlin-themed new publishing company based in New York on November 11 at the German House.
Nov 10, 2010
The Mayor of Mannheim, Peter Kurz, and Holocaust survivor Ernest Michel were brought together at an emotional reunion event at the UJA Federation of New York. Among the 300 guests was Dieter Heyman, whose father, Stefan Heyman, the great uncle of Mr. Kurz, saved Mr. Michel's life at Auschwitz.
Nov 9, 2010
The former music director of the New York Philharmonic (1991-2002), former Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig conductor (1970-1996) and lifetime honorary guest conductor of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Kurt Masur, was awarded the Leo Baeck medal at a ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York on Wednesday, November 9.
Nov 8, 2010
In their discussion "The Widening Atlantic: Market Gap, War Gap, God Gap," Dr. Detlev Junker, German historian and founder of the Heidelberg Center for American Studies at Heidelberg University, and History Professor Mary Nolan of New York University addressed differing perspectives and their effects on the future of transatlantic relations at the German Center for Research and Innovation on November 8.
The Widening Atlantic
Nov 5, 2010
Rossini, Wagner, Mendelssohn, Piazzolla and Mozart - works of those five composers filled Carnegie Hall last Friday during a concert by the Leipzig Philharmonic Orchestra. The performance marked the beginning of their exclusive two-city US tour in November 2010, bringing the Orchestra to New York, Boston and Tanglewood (MA).
Leipzig Philharmonic Orchestra
Nov 4, 2010
The themes of immigration and longer-term aims of integration are omnipresent in the public discussion in both European and American societies. On November 4, the Conference on Immigration and Integration Issues was held at the German House in order to discuss these timely topics regarding the development of a multicultural society.
Conference on Immigration and Integration Issues
Oct 24, 2010
At the annual benefit dinner at the Holocaust Museum and Study Center in Spring Valley, New York, Rockland County residents John and Ilse Lang were honored with the 2010 Leadership Awards for their dedication to and active involvement in the community. Consul General Horst Freitag addressed the over 250 guests, stressing the importance of the work of the Holocaust Museum and Study Center in Holocaust remembrance and education.
Oct 20, 2010
Teaching the European Union and its achievements as well as its future challenges and opportunities for the transatlantic partnership to American students - these were key topics of a seminar held at Rutgers University on October 20 where Consul General Horst Freitag emphasized the huge potential of the transatlantic partnership.