||Deidre Berger has served as Director of the American Jewish Committee
Berlin Office/Lawrence and Lee Ramer Institute for German-Jewish
Relations since 2000. In that capacity, she advocates for a strong
transatlantic partnership, a deepened understanding of Mideast affairs,
dialogue among ethnic and religious groups, the endurance of Holocaust
remembrance and other issues of pertinence to American-German-Jewish
life. The AJC Berlin Office/Ramer Institute works in close partnership
with governmental and non-governmental organizations to promote
diversity, democracy and human rights.
|Ms. Berger is a frequent lecturer in Germany and the U.S. on European
security affairs, German-Jewish relations, issues of extremism and the
promotion of democracy.
Ms. Berger is a member of the boards of Action Reconciliation/Service
for Peace; the International Youth Center in Oswiecem; House of the
Wannsee Conference in Berlin; and the Society for Christian-Jewish
Prior to joining the American Jewish Committee in 1999, Ms. Berger
worked for 15 years as a foreign correspondent based in Germany,
reporting for the Washington, D.C.-based public radio network, National
Public Radio. She reported on German and European affairs for Deutsche
Welle, the German international radio and television service. She also
reported for print and broadcast media including Monitor Radio, the
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, and the Christian Science Monitor newspaper.
Ms. Berger earned her master’s degree in journalism at the University of
Missouri at Columbia and her bachelor’s degree in art history at Bryn