Editor

van Gogh Inspired Art Contest

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, Vincent Willem van Gogh, a relative of famous painter Vincent van Gogh, will speak at the Pinnacle Center in Hudsonville, Michigan at the annual West Michigan Dutch-American Heritage Day Celebration. In previous years, as part of the celebration, there has been an essay contest. Given[…]

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Pannenkoeken Ouderwets Lekker

In the last issue of dis magazine we reported on a Facebook post about Dutch politics and pannenkoeken that went viral (Methods of Pannenkoeken Cooking: a Voter’s Guide, Explained), and while I’ve been thinking about politics a lot lately that article really made me start thinking about pannenkoeken. Though pannenkoeken are not something[…]

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June 2017 Issue Is On It’s Way

Beter Nederlands! Beter Nederlands! Dr. Martinus Bakker is back again, two issues in a row! Yes, Dr. Bakker continues to delight and challenge us with another column this month, after having taken a little time off to take care of his health. I know all our members wish him well[…]

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Editor’s Note March 2017

This March I am thrilled to be able to publish an article by our very own Dr. Martin Bakker. Dr. Bakker was a regular contributor to dis magazine for many years and author of the popular “Beter Nederlands” column. Many of you have been asking about his health and so[…]

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Delta Airlines Seeking Dutch Speakers to Join Its Crew

BE GREETED WARMLY UPON ARRIVAL, EVERY DAY OF YOUR CAREER. JOIN OUR CREW OF FLIGHT ATTENDANTS Individuals fluent in English and Danish, Dutch, German, Greek, Italian, Mandarin, or French preferred. Ensure outstanding passenger service and you can really go places with Delta. In addition to competitive pay and generous benefits,[…]

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From the Editor

If ever we needed a story about love in Paris, we need it now. If ever we needed a story about love in Nigeria, Iraq, West Bank, Lebanon, Egypt, China, the Philippines, Palestine, Mexico, Israel, Chicago, Grand Rapids, name your place, the whole world, it is now. These last days[…]

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