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Secretary of State John Kerry to Address Jewish Primary Day School

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 16, 2014


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will participate in an event as part of the Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Lecture Series on Thursday, July 17, at 7:00 p.m. at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue.

The event is part of the eighth annual Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Lecture Series, created in honor of the late Israeli Prime Minister. The synagogue is located at 600 I Street, NW, Washington, DC.

The Jewish Primary Day School of The Nation’s Capital dedicated its library to Prime Minister Rabin in 2005 and inaugurated an annual lecture program and conflict-resolution curriculum as a way of honoring his memory.

Past Rabin lecturers have included former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen, Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell, and Yuval Rabin, the late prime minister’s son.

The discussion is open to the press.

Pre-set time for video cameras: 4:30 p.m. from the 6thand I Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 6:00 p.m. from the 600 and I Street Entrance.

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 Steve Rabinowitz at 202-265-3000 or the Press Office at 202-647-2492.


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