Bid to bar Holocaust memorial at Amsterdam Jewish quarter denied

Dutch court rejects residents' petition looking to prevent construction of Holocaust memorial in former Jewish quarter of Amsterdam.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/9/2019, 12:43 PM

Anti-Israel protesters end rallies at Amsterdam’s WWII memorial

Netherland's BDS movement to end anti-Israel protests at Amsterdam's World War II memorial.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/1/2019, 2:37 PM

'Transfer all of the Palestinians to Jordan'

Right-wing Dutch lawmaker pushes alternative to Trump's Mideast peace plan, calling for transferring Arabs from Judea & Samaria to Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2019, 1:44 PM

Dutch senator apologizes for comment on Jews and gas chambers

Dutch senator who said Jews “went like lambs to the gas chambers” during the Holocaust apologizes.Ben Ariel and JTA, 6/14/2019, 6:02 AM

Dutch lawmaker says Jews 'went to gas chambers like meek lambs'

Right-wing Dutch senator says he was inspired to enlist in army after seeing Jews 'driven to gas chambers like meek lambs'.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/12/2019, 7:55 AM

'The guards placed at Jewish schools remind me of the camps'

Senior Dutch politicians meet with Dutch Jewish leadership to discuss anti-Semitism in the Netherlands.Ben Shaul, 5/28/2019, 11:49 AM

Dutch party begins 2nd attempt to ban kosher slaughter

Defying opposition from constitutional court, Dutch party launches second bid to ban kosher and halal slaughter.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/16/2019, 9:48 PM

Soccer fans beat Jew, sing about SS on Dutch liberation day

35-year-old Jewish man says assaulted by soccer fans singing about Nazi SS - on anniversary of Netherland's liberation from Nazis.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/10/2019, 3:15 PM

Netherlands: F-16 makes emergency landing- after shooting itself

Dutch fighter jet forced to make emergency landing after being hit by its own machine gun fire.David Rosenberg, 4/9/2019, 2:18 PM

Matzah character is huge in Holland — and not just among Jews

'Max the Matzah' finds appeal in the Netherlands, even beyond country's 40,000 Jews.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 4/9/2019, 8:07 AM

Pro-Israel Dutch party sends election winners Israeli wine

Dutch party which supports Israel uses bottles of Israeli wine to congratulate winners of local election - and defy calls for boycott.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/28/2019, 8:25 PM

Israeli woman raped in Netherlands recognized as terror victim

Woman raped by Arab in 2003 recognized by Defense Min. as terror victim, entitling her to rights and assistance from National Insurance.Ido Ben Porat, 3/12/2019, 3:55 PM

Anti-Semitic incidents on the rise in the Netherlands

Watchdog organization reports 19% increase in anti-Semitic incidents in the Netherlands last year.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/11/2019, 2:44 PM

Dutch party walks back support of BDS

Dutch Green Party says it does not support efforts to boycott Israel following protests over its endorsement of BDS.Elad Benari, 3/11/2019, 2:13 AM

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 textbook leaves out Jewish ties to Jerusalem

Publisher which previously released textbooks accusing Israelis of ethnic cleansing prints new textbooks omitting Jewish ties to Jerusalem.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/12/2019, 2:59 PM

Dutch government funded effort to undermine Israeli court

Report by left-wing NGO B'Tselem challenging decisions by Israeli Supreme Court in Judea and Samaria was funded by Dutch government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2019, 12:27 PM

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

Dutch supermarket denies anti-Semitism claim

Dutch supermarket chain dismisses claim of anti-Semitism as 'misunderstanding', after popular YouTube bloggers visit store with kippah.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/19/2018, 12:42 PM

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

Stabber shot by Dutch police targeted Jewish, Christian victims

Syrian assailant who stabbed three in The Hague was seeking Jewish and Christian victims.JTA, 11/18/2018, 9:17 PM

Dutch public broadcaster calls Soros ‘a Jew with tentacles’

The Netherlands' public broadcaster uses anti-Semitic slur to describe American billionaire.JTA, 10/24/2018, 2:24 PM

Dutch art museums holding 170 works possibly stolen from Jews

42 museums in the Netherlands in possession of 170 pieces of art likely stolen from Jews during the Holocaust.JTA, 10/12/2018, 2:31 PM

Watch: Cat steals the show during live TV interview

Polish historian interrupted mid-interview by a four-legged guest. The professor continued the interview despite the feline's presence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2018, 7:51 PM

Vandal nabbed for painting swastikas on Dutch Jewish cemetery

Police arrest man suspected of vandalizing 300-year-old Amsterdam cemetery with Nazi symbolsJTA, 7/3/2018, 2:59 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

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

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

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

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

Aid group allegedly discriminated against woman with Jewish ties

Dutch aid group for Syrian immigrants accused of discriminating against job-seeker with ties to Jewish community.JTA, 2/20/2018, 5:27 PM

'Court freed anti-Semitic volcano ready to explode'

Man who attacked Amsterdam kosher restaurant an anti-Semitic 'volcano ready to explode', warns Dutch anti-Semitism watchdog group.David Rosenberg, 12/22/2017, 8:03 AM

The Netherlands chose a moral self-image to replace their former power

A talk with Dutch historian Hans Blom: The Netherlands' self image is of a highly moral nation, and they find it hard to admit that this is not always the case.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 11/27/2017, 2:21 PM

Watch: Turks riot in Amsterdam

Dutch police confront protesters amid diplomatic crisis between Turkey, The Netherlands., 3/15/2017, 11:57 AM

Geert Wilders gains support among Dutch Jews

Days before Dutch election, anti-immigration faction in virtual deadlock with ruling party, gains support of many in Jewish community.JTA, 3/10/2017, 12:34 PM

Holland: Wilders stands against Islamism, guilty of speaking out

After court convicts him for "discrimination," Wilders' anti-Islamist party leads in the polls for March election.Hillel Fendel, 12/11/2016, 8:46 PM

DENK: A new Muslim anti-Israel Party in the Netherlands

This is the direction Europe is taking.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 12/9/2016, 1:08 PM

Watch: Dutch MP refuses to shake hands with Israeli PM

'He deserves no handshake,' wrote MP, who wore button with PLO flag for event.David Rosenberg, 9/7/2016, 3:00 PM

Netanyahu in Dutch parliament: Settlements aren't the problem

'The Palestinians want Tel Aviv and Akko, they don't accept any Jewish state,' Israeli Prime Minister tells journalists at Dutch parliament.Hezki Baruch, 9/7/2016, 2:43 PM

Dutch ex-PM: ‘War criminal’ Netanyahu should be tried in Hague

Former Dutch leader calls for Israeli Prime Minister's arrest ahead of visit.JTA, 9/6/2016, 7:39 AM

'I was trying to flee the hell in which I was living'

A woman who fled ISIS with her two children was interviewed on Kurdistan24.AFP, 8/2/2016, 11:56 AM

Dutch teens sing 'we’ll burn Jews, the Jews burn best'

Dutch high school students chant 'burn the Jews, the Jews burn best' during graduation gala.JTA, 6/13/2016, 9:07 PM

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

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