Dear Berlin Yalies,

(apologies for the technical difficulties with the previous - empty - email!

It was lovely to meet so many of you at the recent Oxford-Yale event - and I'm happy to forward you an invitation by the Stanford alumni association below. They would love to have some Yalies attend their thanksgiving event!


Hans Christian Siller
Treasurer, Yale Club e.V.


Dear Ivy Circle community,

The German Stanford Association warmly invites you to join our annual Thanksgiving Dinner in Berlin on Thursday, 16 November. As ambitious Cardinals, the dinner is one week ahead of the American holiday! The evening will include a 3-course traditional American Thanksgiving dinner and an open bar for 2 hours.

To register, please RSVP via this link before 4 November. Payments will be accepted via bank transfer. The GSA's exact bank details will be sent with your registration confirmation. We welcome you to meet new friends and share in the Thanksgiving spirit.

Date: Thursday, 16 November 2023
Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Location: Zollpackhof Restaurant, Elisabeth-Abegg-Straße 1, 10557 Berlin.
Our tables will be in a separate area downstairs in the Augustiner Keller.


70 € for Ivy Circle alumni and family members

40 € for children 13 - 6 years old

Free for children 5 years old and younger

Due to space restrictions, the dinner is limited to the first 20 guests who RSVP.


Agenda for Thanksgiving 2023

The evening will begin at 19:00. A delicious 3-course menu will begin at 19:30, and there will be an open bar for 2 hours until 21:30. Lasting memories will be refreshed. New ones will be made and the Thanksgiving spirit will be present!



Prime boiled beef with horseradish cream and beetroot salad

Baby spinach with balsamic dressing, nuts & apple

Main dishes

Turkey roll roast with stuffing (apple, bread, dried fruit, nuts)

Roast pork

Roast sauce, apple sauce, cranberries

Pumpkin greens, Brussels sprouts

Roasted baked Potatoes


Lemon meringue tartlets

Pancakes with maple syrup and apple compote


All the best wishes. We're excited to see you soon!


The German Stanford Association Board,
Heinrich Arnold (President)

Khalilah Klischan (Vice President)

Timon Ruban (Treasurer)
Jon Derman Harris (Secretary)


The Yale Club of Germany e.V.


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If you have event ideas, would like to get involved in club activites, let us know!


The Yale Club is always looking for alumni to interview local high-school students who are applying to Yale College. If you would like to help out or learn more, please contact our ASC director, Rebecca Haltzel-Haas.

Yale Book Award

If you interested in presenting the Yale Book Award at a high school in your area, please contact the club board.


The Club does not assess dues, but asks its members to make an modest annual contribution (€20 suggested, but any amount is welcome) to help fund Club activities.

To contribute, please arrange a bank transfer (Überweisung) to the following account and be sure to include your email address so we can send you your tax-deductible donation receipt:

Payee: Yale Club e.V.
IBAN: DE36830654080005217610
Bank: VR-Bank Altenburger Land eG

For any question regarding contributions, please contact our Treasurer, Hans Christian Siller.

Club Officers


Bartley Grosserichter (Yale College ’88)


Hans Christian Siller (GSAS ’12)


Alexander Schmitt Glaeser (LLM ’89)


Rebecca Haltzel-Haas (Yale College ’90)


Jana Striezel (LLM ’02)