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Rabbi Meir Goldberg

This time we’re visiting Amsterdam in the Netherlands. The Netherlands (often called Holland) is a small European country with a long coast on the Atlantic Ocean.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

City Life Do you live in a big city, like New York or Los Angeles? Or in a small town? Do any famous people live there? Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ largest city. As we said, the Netherlands is also sometimes called Holland, because North and South Holland are two of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands, and most people live in one of these two. “Dutch” means “the common people.” When Germans, who call themselves “Deutsch,” moved to the Netherlands, people called them “Dutch.”


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