Leading Netherlands Rabbi: Pittsburgh can occur in our country

Rabbi Binyamin Jacobs, Chief Rabbi at the Inter-Provincial Chief Rabbinate of the Netherlands, discusses the situation in the Netherlands.Yoni Kempinski, 11/9/2018, 3:04 AM

Dutch Nazi art probe rejects Kandinsky claim

Heirs of Jewish art collector lose bid to reclaim a Kandinsky painting sold to Amsterdam's famous Stedelijk Museum during WW II.AFP, 11/4/2018, 2:42 PM

Family of Dutch diplomat punished for saving Jews gets apology

Dutch Foreign Ministry apologizes to family of Jan Zwartendijk, punished after saving thousands of Jews during the Holocaust.JTA, 10/19/2018, 11:46 AM

Dutch diplomat punished for saving Jews, new book reveals

Book says Dutch Foreign Ministry reprimanded diplomat Jan Zwartendijk for working to save thousands of Jews during the Holocaust.JTA, 10/9/2018, 7:01 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

7 suspected terrorists arrested in Netherlands

Dutch police arrest seven men suspected of plotting a "major terrorist attack" at a public event.Elad Benari, 9/28/2018, 5:36 AM

Why these Dutch Christians are celebrating Sukkot

Dutch churches build sukkot for their congregants in appreciation of holiday's ecological significance.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/20/2018, 10:59 PM

Netherlands to remain on high terror alert

Netherlands' threat level to remain at four on a scale that tops out at five following Friday's stabbing attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2018, 4:46 AM

Dutch anti-Islam MP cancels Mohammed cartoon contest

Dutch MP Geert Wilders cancels planned contest inviting people to submit a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed following death threats.Ben Ariel, 8/31/2018, 3:42 AM

German artist: Dutch city plagiarized Holocaust memorial idea

Dutch city accused of plagiarizing Holocaust memorial cobblestones idea, says he 'tried to prevent it.'JTA, 8/29/2018, 1:24 PM

DNA drive leads to capture of child murder suspect

Suspect in murder of 11-year-old Dutch boy 20 years ago caught in Spain thanks to DNA evidence, witness report.Gary Willig, 8/27/2018, 3:50 PM

Heatwave exposed headstones’ layout at Holland’s oldest cemetery

100 °F heatwave kills grass at 400-year-old Beth Haim Jewish cemetery, allowing headstones to be properly seen for first time in decades.JTA, 8/10/2018, 2:48 PM

Exposé: How the Netherlands Red Cross failed the Jews

First ever interview in English with Holocaust researcher Regina Grüter, formerly of the Netherlands Red Cross, is a damning critique of the NRC and the Dutch government-in- exile in London.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 8/3/2018, 11:52 AM

Restaurant owner evicts Dutch Jewish community from synagogue

New owner asks Jewish community to leave building after municipality blocks move to turn the synagogue into a restaurant.JTA, 7/30/2018, 6:43 PM

Netherlands: Eleven babies die in failed trial

Dutch hospital quits clinical trial after babies whose mothers took generic Viagra died.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2018, 2:58 PM

Dutch city blocks plan to turn historic synagogue into eatery

Jewish community relieved as Deventer city council rejects plan by Turkish developer to transform 125-year-old synagogue into a restaurant.JTA, 7/23/2018, 10:56 PM

Dutch activist: I was assaulted for protesting Corbyn's visit

Dutch activist promises to press charges after being 'assaulted' for protesting Jeremy Corbyn's visit.JTA, 7/7/2018, 11:36 PM

Shoah in Dutch collective memory

There are four distince periods in how the Dutch looked at the war, starting with denial of their complicity and progressing on towards the truth - although a prettified one.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 7/7/2018, 8:27 PM

Dutch chief rabbi’s son accosted with family on street

'I’ve grown accustomed to thinking about it as normal but now thought we as Jewish community must no longer agree for this to happen to us.'JTA - Mordechai Sones, 6/18/2018, 6:32 PM

Dutch King, Lithuanian president honor unsung Holocaust hero

Multi-media monument honors Jan Zwartendijk, who saved 2,500 Jews. 'Both the Netherlands and Lithuania are proud of him.'AFP, 6/17/2018, 12:17 AM

‘This shop belongs to a Jew’

‘Jew-owned’ shop in Italy, Holocaust monuments in France and Holland vandalized.JTA, 6/13/2018, 2:57 PM

Dutch broadcaster: Parody of Israeli song wasn't anti-Semitic

Dutch broadcaster BNNVARA denies that parody of Israel’s winning Eurovision song was anti-Semitic.Ben Ariel, 5/23/2018, 3:07 AM

Dutch state TV accused of anti-Semitism in Eurovision song spoof

Dutch state-funded television show spoofs Israel’s winning song, prompting protest over anti-Semitic lyrics linking Jews and money.JTA, 5/22/2018, 8:29 AM

It didn't start now: The Dutch wartime queen greatly failed the Jews

The Dutch queen regularly filtered out mention of what was happening to Dutch Jewry from the speeches prepared by her speechwriter, while she spent the war safely in London.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 5/10/2018, 1:26 AM

Blood and mud poured on Netherlands Holocaust monument

Memorial to 1,200 Dutch Jews murdered by Nazis at train station where they were deported desecrated.JTA, 5/9/2018, 10:11 PM

Netherlands: Anti-Islam election video may be broadcast

Public prosecution says video put out by PVV party not illegal because it is aimed at the religion of Islam, not adherents.Dalit Halevy, 5/2/2018, 10:00 AM

Dutch Jews protest plan to turn synagogue into eatery

Dutch-Turkish developer dashes hopes 200-year-old synagogue ransacked by Nazis will be preserved as house of worship.JTA, 4/16/2018, 6:22 PM

Music of Holocaust victims returns to former Nazi camp

Music composed by Jewish Holocaust victims at Westerbork in the Netherlands for Nazi oppressors played again at the camp.JTA, 4/2/2018, 8:31 PM

Dutch man who saved Jewish children during Holocaust dies at 107

Johan van Hulst, Dutch politician and seminary leader who saved hundreds of Jewish children, passes away.JTA, 3/26/2018, 8:26 PM

This year-round matzah factory suffers losses on Pesach

How matzah became a household item for non-Jews in the Netherlands.JTA, 3/24/2018, 8:26 PM

Center hosted convicted terrorist - and was shut down

Dutch university shutters activists center for hosting convicted terrorist Rasmea Odeh.JTA, 3/2/2018, 8:58 AM

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

Netherlands government is 'keeping a close eye' on Middle East

President Rivlin meets Foreign Minister of the Netherlands, Halbe Zijlstra, to discuss cooperation and recent events in the Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2018, 4:19 PM

Dutch Holocaust survivor to pay taxes on forced labor pension

Dutch tax authority demands Holocaust survivor pay tax on pension stipend for forced child labor.JTA, 1/5/2018, 8:38 AM

Former Utrecht professor: Holocaust exaggerated to extract money

Dutch university’s professor emeritus questions Holocaust on TV, calls Jews ‘parasites.’JTA, 12/16/2017, 6:35 PM

Attacker of kosher Amsterdam restaurant fought in Syria

Man who attacked Amsterdam kosher restaurant while waving PLO flag is reportedly an ex-combatant in Syria’s civil war, Dutch site reports.Ben Ariel, 12/14/2017, 2:38 AM

Dutch politician blames Trump for anti-Semitic Amsterdam attack

Spokesperson for left-leaning party says recognition of Jerusalem to blame for assault on kosher eatery.JTA, 12/7/2017, 10:19 PM

Dutch Jews: Former prime minister peddles anti-Semitism

Dutch Jews warn of BDS activists with 'clear anti-Jewish messaging,' group founded by former Dutch PM says 'no evidence' of such messaging.JTA, 12/2/2017, 6:11 PM

Motions on Jerusalem, Palestinian state fail at Dutch parliament

Motion to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and countermotion to recognize Palestinian state both struck down at Dutch parliament.JTA, 11/22/2017, 3:46 PM

'Anti-Israel activists shouldn't speak at Kristallnacht event'

Dutch anti-Semitism watchdog protests allowing anti-Israel activists to speak at Kristallnacht commemorationsJTA, 11/9/2017, 3:34 PM

New Dutch play about Anne Frank doesn’t mention Jews, Nazis

Poet with history of supporting anti-Semites writes play ignoring historical context of Holocaust for 'dramatic purposes.'JTA, 11/5/2017, 3:27 PM

Dutch parliament: Netherlands must oppose UN anti-Israel efforts

Dutch Lower House passes resolution urging Cabinet to 'actively oppose UN organizations devoting disproportional attention to Israel.'JTA, 11/4/2017, 6:04 PM

Dutch Red Cross apologizes for failing Jews in WWII

Organization offers 'deep apologies' after being criticized by research institute for 'docilely following' Nazi instructions during WWII.AFP, 11/1/2017, 9:23 PM

Chants about slaughtering Jews shouted at Netherlands BDS rally

Chants about 1500 year old massacre of Khaybar Jewish population chanted at rally organized by Hamas operative.JTA, 8/31/2017, 3:47 PM

Watch: Dutch children indoctrinated in Islam

Video shows beaming teachers filming class field trip to mosque where submission is spun as fun.Mordechai Sones, 8/31/2017, 10:21 AM

Dutch woman punished for anti-Zionist conspiracy theory can sue

Court rules that Dutch Justice Ministry employee who was suspended for saying Zionists invented ISIS can sue for damages.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 8/29/2017, 4:05 AM

Dutch police arrest suspect in terror plot

Dutch police arrest man suspected of preparing attack on a concert in Rotterdam.Ben Ariel, 8/25/2017, 12:05 AM

Rotterdam rock concert cancelled over terror threat

Authorities locate bus with gas bottles near site of Rotterdam concert hall where rock concert was cancelled.Elad Benari, 8/23/2017, 11:30 PM

Dutch historians find hidden marriage document of Shoah victims

Marriage certificate of couple who perished in Holocaust found inside chimney in Dutch town.JTA, 8/14/2017, 4:43 PM

New mosque opponents blast Islamic prayer outside mayor’s home

Danish activists give politicians personal experience with policies they promote.Mordechai Sones, 8/1/2017, 6:20 PM

Dutch party distances from members’ call for circumcision ban

Members of left-wing party call for ban on circumcision under 18.JTA, 7/27/2017, 4:26 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

Netherlands’ only kosher slaughterhouse facing closure

Slaughterhouse says it will be forced to close because of a government-introduced ban on exporting its produce.JTA, 7/18/2017, 7:54 AM

Dutch plan to limit Kosher slaughter shelved

Dutch Jewish community, local government reach agreement to protect kosher slaughter.Yoni Kempinski, 7/7/2017, 12:07 AM

Netherlands: Don't travel to Golan

Dutch Foreign Ministry cites recent rocket attacks on Golan as reason for stopping citizens from visiting the site.Gary Willig, 7/2/2017, 10:18 PM

The books that cheated death - twice

400-year-old Jewish library survives Hitler and the Inquisition.JTA, 6/28/2017, 2:37 PM

Dutch man sues former IDF Chief of Staff

Dutch citizen sues Benny Gantz and IAF commander over the death of his relatives during Operation Protective Edge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2017, 11:18 PM