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June 18, 2013

Commemorating the 'Lost Music of the Holocaust'

When many of us reflect on the Holocaust, the beauty of the arts is the farthest thing from our minds.… more
May 6, 2013

Digital Diplomacy: Adapting Our Diplomatic Engagement

I grew up the son of a Foreign Service Officer during the Cold War. The issues were fairly defined, and… more
May 6, 2013

Behind the Scenes: Secretary Kerry on the Road

I've had the privilege of traveling with Secretary Kerry on all of his trips since taking office, and have used… more
March 6, 2013

Empowering Young People as Economic and Civic Actors

My office, the Office of Global Youth Issues, aims to ensure that the perspectives and ideas of young people are… more
February 26, 2013

Berlin: Secretary Kerry Hits the Summit From Basecamp

Over 100 German and American students and young professionals gathered at this trendy part coffee shop, part high-tech store to… more
January 22, 2013

In Germany, Celebrating the U.S. Presidential Inauguration

Many Germans spent their dinner hour last night watching or listening to President Obama deliver his second inaugural address. We… more
October 12, 2012

In Germany, Representing My Family and Country

Today, the personal and professional intersected when I had the opportunity to honor my grandfather, Fritz Perls. With his wife… more
September 26, 2012

Water Should Be a Priority in Every Nation's Foreign Policy

I was glad to see more than 200 people in the audience for a discussion on water, peace, and security… more
September 6, 2012

Judy and Dennis Shepard Speak Up for LGBT Rights in Europe

Sitting down to dinner to wrap up two jam-packed days of outreach by Judy and Dennis Shepard in Poland to… more
July 24, 2012

Keeping the Memory and Spirit of Poland's Absent Jews Alive

As the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism and the child of a Holocaust survivor, I have found that… more


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