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Secretary Kerry to Deliver Remarks at the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Centennial Celebration


Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
December 6, 2013

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Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver remarks at the opening dinner of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Centennial Celebration at 7 p.m. December 9.

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee President Penny Blumenstein will introduce Secretary Kerry.

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) will begin its 100th anniversary celebrations with a two-day gathering in Washington, D.C., December 9. The conference will highlight the group's century of life-saving care for all people, Jewish community building overseas, and a focus on the challenges and opportunities for JDC's work in the decades ahead.

For information about covering the event, please contact Michael Geller, Director of Communications for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, at 917-208-7571, or via e-mail at michael.geller@jdcny.org

Pre set time for videographers and still photographers: 5:15 p.m. at the National Museum for Women in the Arts at 1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC.

Final access time for writers: 6:45 p.m. at the National Museum for Women in the Arts at 1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC.

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license, passport).

For further information, please contact the Department of State Office of Press Relations at (202) 647-2492.



PRN: 2013/1535

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