Monthly Archives: October 2013

Problems in Translation

One of the tabs on the Herrineringscentrum Kamp Westerbork website is, in Dutch, is “Jodenvervolging”. Their English version website translates this a “Persecution of the Jews.” Joden means “Jews”; Vervolging means “persecuting” or “pursuing”. Google Translate translates the compound words as “Jew-Baiting”.

No comment, just curious.

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Stating Intentions

This blog is meant to reflect an ongoing learning process, for the next year, in fulfillment of the requirements of the Gideon Klein Fellowship through Northeastern University. I will be doing ongoing research to find out about the Camp Westerbork cabaret. Here, I will report on my findings as I find them — in other parts of the site I will organize my information in a systematic way.

I have already uploaded a number of external sites on my Resources page. I will continue to mark external online resources and print resources on that page.

Please do be in touch if you have more information or references!