17 2019

Double Dutch: an Immigration discussion by two Dutch journalists.

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Congregation Ahavath Sholom 15 North St
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Contact Sandra Flannery

Double Dutch is a discussion about Immigration in the Berkshires, the US and Europe presented by two Berkshires-based renowned Dutch journalists, Freke Vuijst and Reinout van Wagtendonk.
Based on research as well as personal experiences with immigrants, their talk will include the need for immigration laws and the human rights violations in practice today.
Reinout and Freke report on American politics and culture for Dutch media. Their podcast, DoubleDutch, is listened to by Dutch-speaking people throughout the world.
Freke Vuijst is American correspondent for the Dutch magazine, Vrij Nederland. She is an award-winning documentary film maker and the author of four books. Her latest book “Alias Fortezza, a Hacker’s Odyssey” was released by Audible this year. She has lived in Great Barrington for forty years.
Reinout van Wagtendonk is a freelance journalist. He recently wrote the series called Accents, the Stories of our Immigrant Neighbors in The Berkshire Eagle. He was the US correspondent for BNR Nieuwsradio and other Dutch radio outlets.

Sponsor: Congregation Ahavath Sholom