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  סיון 8, 5774 , 06/06/14

Report: More Security for Amsterdam Jewish Institutions

Mayor Eberhard van der Laan of Amsterdam announced, Friday, that the Dutch capital would beef up security around synagogues and Jewish schools, following last month's  shooting at the Brussels Jewish Museum which left three people dead, according to Agence France Presse. In a letter to the city council, he said, "We are looking at the shooting's consequences for Amsterdam's Jewish community."

Van der Laan said exact details still had to be finalized with the Jewish community, police, the Safety and Justice Ministry and the Dutch counter-terrorism agency NCTV. NCTV recommended on Thursday that temporary measures be taken, following the May 24th attack.

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