Saturday, August 29, 2015

NEWS

LA: Special Olympics World Games 2015

With 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches representing 177 countries, along with 30,000... 


Günter Grass dies

Danzig-born author Günter Grass died at the age of 87 in a Lübeck clinic April... 


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FEATURED EVENTS

Like You Mean It will screen at the DGA in LA

Like You Mean It is the directorial debut by LA based Austrian Filmmaker Philipp... 


NY: 41st Annual Long Island Bavarian Festival

Original Enzian cordially invites you to join us at our 41st Annual Long Island Bavarian... 


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Education

New Study: German still among the most learned languages of the world

Around 15.4 million people globally are currently learning German. As the recent... 

Rich and international – New books about the German language

Two new books explore the treasure trove of the German language, and how important... 

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Culinary

IL: Kulturküche- Maultaschensuppe

German Cooking Class – German Ravioli Soup Maultaschensuppe is a really tasty... 

Recipe for Classic May Punch/Waldmeisterbowle

Traditional recipe 1 bunch of Waldmeister, known in the US as sweet woodruff* (about... 

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FEATURED

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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Opinion

RIP Anja Niedringhaus

“What the world knows about Iraq, they largely know because of her pictures... 

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Travel

Destination Germany

Record result with more than 75 million overnight stays in 2014 The volume of international... 

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