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German Embassy Announces German Chancellor Fellowship

German Embassy Announces German Chancellor Fellowship

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship Program is for university graduates from the United States, the Russian Federation, the People’s Republic of China, Brazil, and India with an interest in international issues and demonstrated leadership potential. The program is targeted at accomplished young professionals who are likely to become decision-makers, thought leaders, and […]

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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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German Embassy Announces German Chancellor Fellowship

German Embassy Announces German Chancellor Fellowship

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship Program is for university graduates from the United States, the Russian Federation, the People’s Republic of China, Brazil, and India with an interest in international issues and demonstrated leadership potential. The program is targeted at accomplished young professionals who are likely to become decision-makers, thought leaders, and […]

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Munich Airport Sets New Records for Passengers and Air Freight

Munich Airport Sets New Records for Passengers and Air Freight

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

On the back of strong gains in passenger and freight figures, Munich Airport achieved outstanding financial results in 2014, with consolidated revenue again showing a slight year-on-year increase to approximately 1.2 billion euros. Based on preliminary figures, earnings after taxes (EAT) for the FMG Group amounted to 100 million euros, and thus matched the high level […]

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Walk It Off! – Extension of the Saar-Hunrück Climb

Walk It Off! – Extension of the Saar-Hunrück Climb

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The premium long-distance hiking trail Saar-Hunsrück Climb runs for 218 km from Perl on the Moselle to Idar-Oberstein through the breathtaking Rhineland-Palatinate landscape. As of April 2015, the hiking trail will add 12 new attractive legs and extend all the way to the Rhine River. This extension will add an additional 190 km to the […]

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Hamburg Selected For German Olympic Bid

Hamburg Selected For German Olympic Bid

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Germany’s biggest port and one of its cultural centers, Hamburg, will be the country’s Olympic bid for 2024. For the past six months, Berlin and Hamburg have both led frenzied campaigns to win the recommendation of the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB). Before the announcement was made Monday, DOSB President Alfons Hörmann emphasized the fact […]

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