They still exist: Yiddish-language newspapers and magazines throughout the world
By Björn Akstinat
Yiddish is alive! Berlin’s Komischen Oper is currently preparing a Yiddish-language operetta, and actors from New York’s Folksbiene/Volksbühne will celebrate the 100th anniversary of their Yiddish theater this year. A young Canadian recently directed a completely Yiddish-language feature film.
Another sign of the lively culture... [Read more of this review]
Germans in U.S.A.
Germans make up the United States’ biggest ethnic group: around 50 million people indicated German ancestry in the country’s last census – 6 million more than in the last study. The increase has not resulted, however, from increased immigration. Long established German-Americans have simply made their descendants or themselves more aware of family... [Read more of this review]
A German in Silicon Valley
Many famous people of German descent live in the U.S.A. But Konstantin Guericke, one of the top figures in America’s Internet industry, is still relatively unknown. He is one of the main founders of the world famous network “LinkedIn,” one of America’s 10 most-visited Internet portals, meant to help professionals maintain and cultivate business... [Read more of this review]
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