The Netherlands okays 'Palestine' as place of birth

Israelis born prior to the establishment of the state in 1948 will now be able to register place of birth as 'Palestine' in Dutch documents.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/13/2019, 7:32 AM

Dutch soccer fans chant ‘Jews burn best’ on Holocaust mem'l day

Police arrest soccer fans who sang anti-Semitic chant about Jews and Nazi SS on Holocaust memorial day.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/5/2019, 2:47 PM

Widespread anti-Semitism in The Netherlands

After the Holocaust many people consider anti-Semitism not to be politically correct. Thus anti-Semitism often morphs into anti-Israelism, which does not carry the same stigma. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 12/19/2018, 7:52 AM

Netherlands encouraging Diaspora Jews to criticize Israel

Official Dutch foreign ministry document says one of government's goals is to 'encourage Diaspora Jews to voice opposition to occupation.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/28/2018, 3:00 PM

Dutch lawmakers urge gov't to adopt int'l def. of anti-Semitism

Majority of Dutch lawmakers call on government to adopt international definition of anti-Semitism.JTA, 11/28/2018, 12:58 PM

Dutch boatmaker aims to sail his replica of Noah’s Ark to Israel

Christian boatmaker hopes to bring his 390-foot life-size replica of Noah's Ark to the Holy Land.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/26/2018, 7:27 AM

Of 280 churches, only 10 will be spared - the end of Christian Europe

Christianity is dying in Holland. Islam is alive and well. Giulio Meotti, 10/13/2018, 7:10 PM

Plum-size etrog marks first for Holland

Holland sees first naturally grown etrog fruit in decades following scorching summer.JTA, 9/29/2018, 9:07 PM

BDS activist from Holland refused entry into Israel

Ministers order BDS activist Lydia de Leeuw to be denied entry into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2018, 12:38 PM

Dutch state TV sorry for saying Israel threatens to destroy Iran

Holland's main public broadcaster retracted claims it published that land gained by the Israel in 1948 is “occupied.”JTA, 6/22/2018, 3:20 PM

1 dead, 3 injured after bus hits Dutch concert-goers

Bus hits 4 people in the Netherlands, killing 1. Background of incident unknown.David Rosenberg, 6/18/2018, 8:40 AM

New Samaria synagogue is a 'dream come true' for Dutch Jews

Replica of Dutch synagogue destroyed in WWII opens near Jerusalem.JTA, 6/13/2018, 2:42 PM

Jews targeted in 41% of all xenophobia trials in the Netherlands

Discrimination against Jews in the Netherlands nearly doubled in 2017, accounted for 41% of all 'xenophobic' incidents.JTA, 5/24/2018, 3:16 PM

Sapling from Anne Frank’s tree twice cut down in Holland park

Commemorative plaque from tree mentioned in Anne Frank;s diary stolen amid acts of vandalism.JTA, 5/22/2018, 5:21 PM

Visitors from Holland and Canada visit Samaria

'With every group that comes to support the local producers, we defeat the boycott even more.'Mordechai Sones, 4/25/2018, 3:19 PM

Hamas agent met Dutch officials at event organized by aid group

Aid group funded by Dutch gov't brought alleged Hamas terrorist to event which included gov't officials.JTA, 4/18/2018, 12:22 PM

Holland sends military attache to Iran

Iranian official says he's 'dismayed' to discover Foreign Ministry sent military aid to Iran.JTA, 3/30/2018, 1:54 PM

Dutch party proposes ban on kosher slaughter

Animal rights party in The Netherlands submits bill banning all forms of ritual slaughter.JTA, 3/20/2018, 8:39 PM

'There's a worrying trend of anti-Semitism in Europe'

The Chief Rabbi of Holland, Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs, says there's no difference today between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism.Hezki Baruch, Romania, 3/14/2018, 3:45 AM

Holland: Anti-Semitic vandalism reaches 11-year high

Anti-Semitic vandalism in Holland rises 40% to highest level since 2007.JTA, 3/10/2018, 8:19 PM

Dutch groups cancel speeches by terrorist murderer Rasmea Odeh

Rasmea Odeh, who killed 2 Israelis in a terror attack, dropped from planned appearances in Netherlands follow protests.JTA, 2/27/2018, 7:27 PM

Dutch Jew-hunters who massively helped the Nazis

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Ad van Liempt on the Dutch Jew hunters who massively helped the Nazi occupiers.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 2/3/2018, 9:37 PM

Netherlands may exempt kosher slaughterhouse from export ban

After ban on exports nearly closes country's only kosher slaughterhouse, government agrees to consider special exemption.JTA, 7/27/2017, 12:57 PM

1,000 Euro awarded to Muslim sisters who missed class pic

Sisters' lawyer said incident was a clear case of discrimination because the only people affected were Muslims.Mordechai Sones, 7/13/2017, 12:20 PM

Holland has first Jewish military wedding since Holocaust

Jewish Marine corporal marries in Dutch capital, in first Jewish military wedding since 1939.JTA, 4/29/2017, 8:16 PM

Watch: Amsterdam Purim celebration in 1946

Footage of Post-War Purim celebration in Children's Home of Yehoshua and Hennie Birnbaum in Amsterdam, Holland., 3/12/2017, 5:39 PM

Turkey and Holland fulminate as diplomatic crisis brews

Turkey 'doesn't want Dutch ambassador' to return after Holland refuses entry to Turkish FM, closes of consulate.Chana Roberts, 3/12/2017, 7:45 AM

Terrifying moment: Plane's landing gear collapses

Plane's landing gear breaks during touchdown in bad weather at Holland airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2017, 10:56 AM

French town commemorates Alfred Dreyfus

Persecuted Jewish officer honored with a statue. Dutch town honors Holocaust survivor and writer Jules Schelvis with a street sign.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2016, 12:12 PM

The letter Netanyahu didn’t write to Dutch Prime Minister Rutte

Prime Minister Netanyahu's visit to the Netherlands was a pleasant one, but much was left unsaid.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 9/13/2016, 10:44 PM

Netanyahu in Holland: We stand for the same values

PM Netanyahu discussed his meeting with the Dutch premier, a possible meeting with Mahmoud Abbas, and the Supreme Court's decision.Hezki Baruch - the Hague, 9/6/2016, 6:55 PM

'Extremist Islamic terror is spreading throughout Europe'

'Europe is facing great challenges with the spread of Islamist terror,' Netanyahu tells Arutz Sheva ahead of trip to Netherlands.Hezki Baruch, 9/6/2016, 8:51 AM

'Dutch Jewish community is unsustainable'

Dutch Jewish leaders claim the future of Jewish life in the Netherlands is grim.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2016, 6:44 PM

Drug abuse, Holocaust figure in film on notorious Dutch lawyers

Max Moszkowicz survived Auschwitz and established a line of successful Jewish lawyers - but beneath the surface lurked many demons.Cnaan Liphshiz, 6/21/2016, 8:39 PM

Dutch family faces anti-Semitic abuse for flying Israeli flag

'Rotten Jews, we’re going to get you'; family bombarded with abuse after passersby spotted father posing for a photo with an Israeli flag.JTA, 6/21/2016, 5:35 PM

No school for Muslim group whose boss wished a tsunami on Israel

Dutch authorities cite risk of radicalization in turning down group whose former head praised ISIS, wished Israel's destruction.JTA, 5/31/2016, 3:25 PM

Watch: Judea-Samaria supporters take a stand in Holland

Chairman of the Lev HaOlam organization says he cannot stay silent in the face of motion to declare BDS free speech.Eliran Aharon, 5/27/2016, 8:18 AM

Dutch Jihadists to be stripped of dual citizenship

Dutch citizens who join ISIS or Al Qaeda abroad to be stripped of citizenship, parliament votes Tuesday.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/24/2016, 8:23 PM

Dutch soccer club to punish fans who sang about burning Jews

Dozens of PSV Eindhoven fans were filmed singing grossly anti-Semitic song; club vows to identify and punish them.JTA, 5/12/2016, 6:57 PM

The Netherlands restores payments to Holocaust survivors

Dutch reverse decision denying Holocaust compensation payments to Israeli citizens following personal intervention by MK Gafni.David Rosenberg, 3/28/2016, 7:18 PM

Holland again seeks to curtail kosher slaughter

Production of such meat will be supervised by government authorities and export of kosher and halal meat will be banned.Gil Ronen, 2/17/2016, 8:10 PM

Anti-Semitism found to be rampant in Dutch schools

In Dutch-Jewish journalist's report, one teacher recounts how her student stood up and threatened to 'gun down all Jews' with a rifle.Cynthia Blank, 2/8/2016, 8:20 PM

Dutch man charged for killing ISIS jihadists

Former Dutch soldier fought alongside Kurdish YPG forces, could face murder charges for killing terrorists in battle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2016, 7:39 PM

Elderly Jewish Couple Brutally Attacked in Holland

Holocaust survivors Samuel and Diana are confined to wheelchairs after being viciously beaten by anti-Semites in their own apartment.Cynthia Blank, 9/6/2015, 10:52 AM

Amsterdam to Compensate Jews for Fines From WWII

Descendants of Dutch Holocaust survivors fined with overdue rent after returning from concentration camps will be refunded.Cynthia Blank, 9/6/2015, 7:38 AM

Dutch Supreme Court: Extradite Sex-Offender Rabbi to Israel

Appeal to local court ruling overturned, as fugitive Rabbi Berland to be sent to Israel for allegedly sexually assaulting women, girls.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2015, 3:29 PM

Dutch MP Wilders Displays Mohammed Cartoons in Provocative Video

Geertz Wilders criticizes Dutch parliament for banning Mohammed cartoon display; 'We should do what terrorists want to stop us doing.'Ari Soffer, 6/21/2015, 2:27 PM

Dutch Anti-Israel Incitement Continues to Expand

The Netherland’s attitude toward Israel is not friendly anymore, it is only somewhat less hostile than is the rest of criminal Europe.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 6/8/2015, 9:20 AM

The Jewish History of a Street in the Netherlands

Exclusive to Arutz Sheva: Interview with Professor Wim Willems, expert on the history of The Hague.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 5/29/2015, 5:46 PM

Holland Cuts Shoah Survivor's Pension for Living in 'West Bank'

Dutch Holocaust survivor who moved to Israel to escape anti-Semitism finds pension chopped for living in town over 1949 Armistice Lines.Cynthia Blank, 5/10/2015, 1:41 PM

Muslim Population, Anti-Semitism Growing in Holland

Anti-Semitism is soaring in Holland – up 71% in 2014 from the year before.Hillel Fendel, 4/26/2015, 11:50 AM

Anne Frank's Betrayer Discovered?

New book alleges that sister of Bep Voskujil, Otto Frank's secretary, was a Nazi collaborator who tipped the Gestapo to the Frank's hideout.Cynthia Blank, 4/9/2015, 9:44 AM

Outrage as Dutch Soccer Fans Chant 'Jews Burn the Best'

Uproar after FC Utrecht fans chant 'disgusting' anti-Semitic slurs, including 'my mother burned Jews in the SS,' during weekend match.Ari Yashar, 4/7/2015, 9:02 PM

The Dutch Labor Party's Policies Support Islamo-Nazis

Selective information, monumental manipulation of the facts and complete adoption of Muslim propaganda are the norm - and Israel should confront them.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 2/15/2015, 8:23 AM

Runaway Rabbi to be Extradited to Israel

Dutch court moves to extradite Shuvu Banim sect leader, Rabbi Eliezer Berland; appeal expected.Haim Lev, 2/13/2015, 8:46 AM

Headstones Smashed at Dutch Jewish Cemetery

Two headstones were smashed at a Jewish cemetery in Vlissingen; one belonged to a director of the Royal Schelde shipyard.Cynthia Blank, 12/29/2014, 7:32 PM

Chief Rabbi of Holland Narrowly Misses Being Run Over

The Chief Rabbi of Holland, Binyamin Jacobs, was miraculously saved from being run over by an unknown driver.Moshe Cohen, 11/11/2014, 5:30 PM