Netherlands: Green Light to Biker Gangs Fighting ISIS

Dutch public prosecutor says biker gangs travelling to help Kurds fight ISIS aren't breaking any laws.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2014, 10:55 PM

Rabbi Eliezer Berland Released on Bail for Yom Kippur

During the hearing of Rabbi Eliezer Berland, Netherland courts decide to release the Shuvu Bonim leader on bail.Haim Lev and Cynthia Blank, 10/1/2014, 9:49 PM

KLM Reportedly Changes Israel Service Over 'Security Concerns'

Dutch airline starts 40-minute stop-over in Cyprus on way to Israel; source tells Israeli media that move is for 'security' appraisal.Ari Yashar, 8/28/2014, 8:58 PM

Dutch Official Suspended for Saying ISIS is 'Zionist Plot'

Official at the Dutch National Cyber Security Center suspended after tweeting that the Islamic State is "a preconceived plan of Zionists".Elad Benari, 8/14/2014, 5:14 AM

Dutch Jews Wonder About Their Future

It is quite clear where the rampant anti-Semitism comes from, but not to the Dutch government.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 8/8/2014, 5:35 PM

Thousands Protest Against 'Gaza Genocide' in Rotterdam

Anti-Israel protests continue in Europe: Thousands protest in Dutch port against what some labelled Israel's “genocide in Gaza”.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2014, 5:13 AM

Amsterdam Gallery Owner Charged for Selling Hitler's Book

Amsterdam antiques gallery owner charged with putting up for sale a copy of Hitler's "Mein Kampf", banned in the Netherlands.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/20/2014, 11:55 PM

Amsterdam to Up Jewish Security after Brussels Killings

Temporary measure to provide extra protection for Dutch Jewry follows recommendation from counter-terrorism agencies.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2014, 1:28 PM

Dutch and Belgian Mayors Unimpressed by Bibi's 'Enclave Plan'

Idea of applying Dutch-Belgian enclave model to Israel and the PA "sounds like an April Fools' joke," says mayor of Baarle-Nassau.Elad Benari, 3/12/2014, 6:15 AM

EU-Funded Arab News Source Posts Its 'Protocols'

Judea and Samaria-based Ma'an News Agency caught regurgitating Russian forgery; network funded by EU and UN.Ari Yashar, 3/12/2014, 1:42 AM

Report: Netanyahu Looking Into 'Enclave Peace Plan'

Prime Minister Netanyahu reportedly looking into the option of applying a Dutch-Belgian enclave model to the peace agreement with the PA.Elad Benari, 3/10/2014, 1:14 AM

Jewish and Cautious in Amsterdam

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews 'Carla', who worked as a nurse in a Dutch hospital. "I clearly see that Jews are the outsiders".Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 2/24/2014, 11:05 AM

Rare Video: Dutch Soldier Trains Jihadists in Syria

Rare interview on Dutch TV shows former Dutch soldier who left to take part in Syria's jihad for 'noble causes.'Ari Yashar, 2/13/2014, 10:00 PM

Simon Weisenthal Center Appeals to Dutch PM Over Anti-Semitism

The Simon Wiesenthal Center writes to Deputy Dutch Prime Minister over neglect to solve rampant anti-Semitism in the Netherlands.Tova Dvorin, 2/11/2014, 3:24 PM

Returning Fire: Dutch Jews Boycott Anti-Israel Firm

Dutch Jewish group calls for boycott of PGGM, a local firm that divested from Israeli banks for financing 'settlements in Palestine.'Ari Yashar, 2/6/2014, 4:03 PM

Dutch Prime Minister Opposes Water Boycott

Dutch PM Mark Rutte rejects a local water company’s boycott of its Israeli counterpart, says it is against government policy.Elad Benari, 12/19/2013, 3:09 AM

Dutch PM: We Have No Control Over Anti-Israel Report

Dutch PM Mark Rutte responds to a letter in which he was asked to disband a body that advised building ties with Hamas.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/1/2013, 10:07 PM

Probe: Dutch Museum Artworks May Be From Nazi Theft

A probe of the Netherlands' museums reveals 139 possible cases of Nazi-looted artworksTova Dvorin, 10/29/2013, 6:29 PM

Nazi Hunters Call on Dutch to Dissolve Gov't Advisory Body

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has written to the Dutch PM urging him to disband a gov't body advising building ties with Hamas, not Israel.Adam Ross, 10/4/2013, 1:37 PM

Dutch PM to Peres: 'We Never Even Considered Yesha Boycott'

On the third day of Peres' visit to the Netherlands, the Dutch PM said the matter had not even warranted a discussion by parliament.Adam Ross, 10/1/2013, 7:44 PM

Dutch King Inaugural Tuesday, Queen to Leave on Yom Kippur

Chief Rabbi Jacobs to attend King Willem inaugural Tuesday, but not festive leavetaking for Queen Beatrix, planned for Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2013, 5:45 AM

Dutch Newspaper Utilizes Nazi Imagery to Defame Israel

Dutch newspaper depicts "Israel as lying hooked-nosed hassidic Jew commiserating with a North Korean counterpart on nuclear capabilities."Arutz Sheva staff, 4/26/2013, 1:07 PM

Rabbi Warns Dutch about Fatwa against Churches and Synagogues

Rabbi Abraham Cooper of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, visited the Netherlands to speak about internet hate and incitement to terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2013, 4:12 AM

Dutch Anti-Semitism Watchdog Group Raises Alert

Dutch anti-Semitism watchdog group files complaint on government's light punishment for Hitler youth admirers. Chana Ya'ar, 4/18/2013, 12:46 PM

Nederlands: Harassment of Recognizable Jews

Interview with Netanel S.: "When I came into class, some of the students made hissing noises, imitating the gas of the Nazi extermination camps."Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 4/8/2013, 11:19 AM

Amsterdam Fined Holocaust Survivors

Jews from Amsterdam who survived Nazi camps or managed to hide were fined for tax avoidance.Maayana Miskin, 4/3/2013, 3:05 PM

Volunteer who Opposed Dutch Hitler Admirers in Hiding

Mehmet Sahin, a doctoral student, has had to go into hiding with his family after he received death threats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2013, 2:46 AM

Wiesenthal Center Protests Dutch Video

Wiesenthal Center writes letter to Dutch PM on shocking video in which Dutch teens say they regret that Hitler didn't finish job he began., 3/11/2013, 12:12 AM

Holland Calls to Label Products from 'Settlements'

The Dutch government asks retail chains to mark Israeli products from in Judea, Samaria, eastern Jerusalem and the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 3/8/2013, 12:15 AM

Report: Five Million Dutch have a Satanic View of Israel

Ebert Foundation Study: 39% of Dutch believe Israel is exterminating Palestinian Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2013, 11:38 PM

Authorities: Yemen Freed Dutch Kidnap Victim

Yemeni authorities released a Dutch man held captive for a week after being kidnapped by tribesmen in the country's west.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/17/2013, 2:31 PM

Dutch Jewish Journalist: My Taxes Won't Support Egypt Islamists

A Dutch Jewish journalist refuses to pay taxes to support Egypt, or President Mohamed Morsi, head of an "Islamic-Fascist movment."Chana Ya'ar, 1/16/2013, 12:12 PM

Dutch Elections And Constitutional Decision In Germany Cheer EU

The defeat of explicitly anti-EU parties in Dutch elections and German court's ruling on constitutionality of ESM avert crisis - for now.Amiel Ungar, 9/14/2012, 9:04 AM

Europe's Jews: The Extreme Right Joins the Islamists

Interview series: Dutch Iranian refugee Prof. Afshin Elian says "For Dutch Jews, there is a double problem. Their tragedy is that they are attacked on two fronts – both by the extreme Right and by radical Muslims".Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 9/5/2012, 2:21 PM

Dutch Anti-Semite:"You Know, the Word Nazi Comes from Ashkenazi"

The court case of a rabid anti-Semite commenced in Holland last week when Jews decided to fight back. Truth is stranger than fiction.Ronald Eissens, Holland, 7/27/2012, 11:55 AM

Queen of Holland Honors Dutch Chief Rabbi

For the first time in the history of Netherlands, Dutch Chief Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs received one of the highest civilian awards in Holland.Chana Ya'ar, 4/29/2012, 12:13 PM

Dutch Prince in Coma After Being Trapped in Avalanche

Dutch Prince Johan Friso, who was injured in an avalanche last week, is in a coma and may never regain consciousness.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/24/2012, 9:10 PM

Dutch Goverment: No Apology for Holocaust Wrongdoing

The Dutch government never said a word against the roundup, with local help, of 75% of its Jews in WWII. They won't say anything now either.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2012, 7:11 PM

Dutch Commission to Study New Rules for Ritual Slaughter

After kosher slaughter ban withdrawn, Dutch government to appoint a commission to study new rules for ritual slaughter.Elad Benari, 12/23/2011, 9:33 AM

Holland Rejects Proposed Ban on Kosher Slaughter

The Dutch Parliament's upper house has rejected a proposal to ban kosher slaughter, saying it violates freedom of religion.Elad Benari, 12/15/2011, 2:13 AM

European Rabbis Urge Dutch to Reject Kosher Slaughter Ban

European rabbis rally, urge Dutch senators to reject a ban on kosher slaughter already passed by the lower house of parliament.Elad Benari, 11/2/2011, 9:06 AM

Dutch Jews Worry About Religious Freedom After Slaughter Ban

Dutch Chief Rabbi Benjamin Jacobs: The ban on kosher slaughter is a fight against religion. Will they ban circumcision next?Elad Benari, 7/7/2011, 12:14 PM

Holland Puts Hole in PA Statehood Plans

Holland has thrown cold water on the Palestinian Authority’s revived plan to seek statehood through the United Nations. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/4/2011, 12:26 PM

EJC Considers Lawsuit Against Dutch Slaughter Ban

The European Jewish Congress says it may bring suit to overturn the new law banning ritual slaughter in Holland. Jewish community fears future.Gabe Kahn., 6/29/2011, 6:09 PM

Dutch Jews 'Fearful' After Shechita Ban

Dutch Jews are beginning to wonder what's coming next, following the approval by parliament of a ban on ritual slaughter for kosher and halal meat.Chana Ya'ar, 6/29/2011, 11:52 AM

Dutch Legislators Vote to Ban Kosher Slaughter

The Dutch lower house Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to ban kosher slaughtering, but the bill still must pass other hurdles before becoming law.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/28/2011, 8:09 PM

Wilders Acquittal May Signal the Turn of the Tide

The Acquittal of Geert Wilders head of the Dutch Freedom Party is a milestone in the struggle against political correctness.Amiel Ungar, 6/23/2011, 2:28 PM

European Countries Trade Charges over Contaminated Cucumbers

In addition to the genuine health scare the E.coli epidemic has touched off bickering over responsibility.Aryeh ben Hayim, 5/31/2011, 1:50 PM

Dutch Couple is Righteous Among the Nations

A Dutch couple will posthumously receive the Righteous Among the Nations award from Yad Vashem next Monday for their bravery. Chana Ya'ar, 5/20/2011, 11:20 AM

Holland Likely to Pass Ban on Kosher Ritual Slaughter

Holland appears set to pass a ban this week on shechita, the practice of kosher ritual slaughter.Chana Ya'ar, 4/10/2011, 12:23 PM

Dutch Christians Give Book to Yesha Leaders, Show Solidarity

Yesha leaders meet with Dutch Christian Zionist leaders, and members of Christian Friends of Israel, who express their solidarity with Yesha towns.Gabe Kahn., 3/17/2011, 2:17 AM

Prominent Jews Leave Amsterdam over Anti-Semitism

The children of a prominent Jewish family in Amsterdam plan to move over anti-Semitism; politician calls for all Jews to leave.Maayana Miskin, 12/20/2010, 12:13 AM

Dutch Issue Arrest Warrant for Escaped Nazi

Dutch authorities ask Germany to extradite Nazi who faces death sentence.Elad Benari, 11/29/2010, 8:02 AM

Dutch Police May Go Undercover as Jews to Thwart Attacks

In an attempt to reverse a worrying trend of anti-Semitic hate crimes in the Netherlands, Dutch police may begin going undercover as Jews.Malkah Fleisher, 6/23/2010, 9:32 PM

Confirmed: Hamas Leader Among Flotilla 'Activists'

A confirmed Hamas terrorist leader was among the flotilla “activists” on the Mavi Marmara, holding a Dutch passport.Hana Levi Julian, 6/3/2010, 11:51 AM

Dutch Chief Rabbi Passes Away at 101

Dutch Chief Rabbi Meir Just, spiritual leader of Holland's Jewish community, has died at the age of 101.Hana Levi Julian, 4/15/2010, 10:32 AM

Dutch Media Influencing Rise in Anti-Semitism?

Dutch media may be playing a significant role in the rise of anti-Semitic incidents in Holland, say the heads of two watchdog organizations. Hana Levi Julian, 3/25/2010, 12:40 PM