President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Attend the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau
President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Oświęcim, Poland to attend the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau on January 27, 2015.
The Honorable Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of the Department of Treasury, will lead the delegation.
Members of the Presidential Delegation:
The Honorable Stephen D. Mull, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Poland, Department of State
The Honorable Crystal Nix-Hines, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Department of State
The Honorable David Saperstein, Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, Department of State
Dr. Charles A. Kupchan, Senior Director for European Affairs, National Security Council
Mr. Nicholas Dean, Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues, Department of State
Ms. Aviva Sufian, Special Envoy for U.S. Holocaust Survivor Services, Department of Health and Human Services
Mr. Israel Arbeiter, Auschwitz-Birkenau Survivor
Mrs. Irene Weiss, Auschwitz-Birkenau Survivor
Mr. David Harris, Executive Director, American Jewish Committee