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Chancellor Merkel: Every vaccine is welcome

February 4, 2021 0

Chancellor Angela Merkel  recently defended Germany’s troubled vaccine rollout. In an interview with German public broadcaster ARD on February 2, 2021, she urged everyone to “hold on a while longer.” Russia’s coronavirus vaccine could be used […]



Black History Month: VATMH’s Tribute to George Floyd

February 4, 2021 0

CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS: A Tribute to George Floyd Performed by renowned dancer/Chorographer David Roussève and trumpeter Daniel Rosenboom, this work of visual music honors the late George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement […]


55 Voices for Democracy – The VATMH Podcast

February 4, 2021 0

The series 55 Voices for Democracy presented by the Villa Aurora/Thomas Mann Haus e.V., is modeled after the BBC radio speeches, through which Thomas Mann, from his home in California, turned to listeners in Germany, Switzerland […]




Swiss Favorite: Zürcher Geschnetzeltes (Zurich Ragout)

February 19, 2021 0

Zurich Ragout, in Swiss German dialect Züri-Gschnätzlets, is a simple ragout recipe in a white sauce made with mushrooms and white wine. It contains many of the typical Germanic flavorings, including parsley and lemon zest, a […]


German Chervil Soup

February 15, 2021 0

German Chervil Soup or Kerbelsuppe in German – Chervil is a delicate culinary herb used in the German and general European cuisine. It has a mild flavor with a tiny hint of anise; the leaves are […]


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