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An ABC of Dutch Genealogy Terms

From the moment you start with genealogy in the Netherlands you will be confronted with the Dutch language. Most foreigners are convinced that Dutch is one of the most difficult languages to learn. I think it is quite simple, but I guess everybody says that about his/her mother tongue. Although the internet offers a lot […]

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Stories help us remember

On 27th January, people all over the world remember the day in 1945 when Russian troupes liberated the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. In November 2005, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan proclaimed this day Holocaust Memorial Day. Yesterday, people in Amsterdam gathered in the town hall and then walked silently to a memorial in Wertheimpark. This […]