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Give the Gift of Language – Concordia Language Village: Moorehead, Minnesota

Give the Gift of Language – Concordia Language Village: Moorehead, Minnesota

If you are still looking for that perfect gift to give to a child in your family or community – consider giving the gift of language! Concordia Language Village has a variety of one-, two-, four-, and even six-week programs at Waldsee. Their core one- and two-week programs offer a variety of activities for youth […]

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Towns’ Jewish History Detailed in Book

Towns’ Jewish History Detailed in Book

By James M. Beidler If you have ever cringed at the sayings “It’s a small world” and “Things always come full circle,” then this probably is not a column you want to read. On the other hand, I am someone who used to cringe at them and now embraces them rather wholeheartedly. When I went […]

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Shattered Lives, Shattered Dreams

Shattered Lives, Shattered Dreams

Shattered Lives, Shattered Dreams: The Disrupted Lives of Families in America’s Internment Camps by Russell W. Estlack (Bonneville Books, 2011) tells the relatively unknown story of the internment of thousands of German-Americans during World War II. “Held without trial or the benefit of legal representation, and not permitted to face their accusers, they became bargaining […]

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Surprising Spargel!

Surprising Spargel!

by Sharon Hudgins It’s Spargelzeit again, the annual asparagus season in Germany, when the fields are full of people hand-harvesting the big thick stalks of white asparagus so beloved by German diners. Depending on the region, asparagus season in Germany begins from mid-April to early May and lasts through most of June, officially ending on […]

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Give the Gift of Language – Concordia Language Village: Moorehead, Minnesota

Give the Gift of Language – Concordia Language Village: Moorehead, Minnesota

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you are still looking for that perfect gift to give to a child in your family or community – consider giving the gift of language! Concordia Language Village has a variety of one-, two-, four-, and even six-week programs at Waldsee. Their core one- and two-week programs offer a variety of activities for youth […]

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Munich Airport…Passenger Traffic Tops the 30 Million Mark

Munich Airport…Passenger Traffic Tops the 30 Million Mark

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

With its Q3 2014 results, Munich Airport has yet again posted new records: for the first time, the airport handled more than 30 million passengers in the first three quarters of a calendar year. A major factor behind this result was strong passenger demand in the third quarter: the 11.4 million passengers using the airport […]

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June/July 2015

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Calendar June/July 2015 May Round Top, NY: May 23-25: Riedlbauer’s Resort Memorial Day Weekend Special. 57 Ravine Dr. German theme and atmosphere. Call 518-622-9584; email: ateator@riedlbauersresort.com; or visit www.riedlbauersresort.com June Austin, TX: Every Thursday 12 to 1 pm: German Free School Stammtisch.  Bring your own lunch. 507 E 10th Street. Call 512-482-0927 or visit www.germantexans.org Austin, TX: Every […]

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A German-American Helps Germany: The Postwar Relief Work of Hans Liebenow

A German-American Helps Germany: The Postwar Relief Work of Hans Liebenow

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

“My Dear Benefactor! With great and hearty joy we have kept in the month July 1946 the first gift from U.S.A. This gift was received from the charity eccleciastical and our joy and thanks are very much….We would appreciate it very much, if you write to us. For every gift in victuals or clothes from […]

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