Anti-slavery statue defaced in Amsterdam-area Jewish cemetery

Anti-slavery statue defaced in Amsterdam-area Jewish cemetery

Statue of slave who converted to Judaism vandalized in Jewish cemetery in the Netherlands.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/26/2020, 7:39 AM
Amsterdam pledges millions to help Holocaust museum reopen post-coronavirus

Amsterdam pledges millions to help Holocaust museum reopen post-coronavirus

Amsterdam to contribute $5.6 million for Holocaust museum makeover.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/6/2020, 9:12 PM
Dutch rabbi: Amsterdam's George Floyd protest 'should never have been allowed'

Dutch rabbi: Amsterdam's George Floyd protest 'should never have been allowed'

Dutch chief rabbi slams Amsterdam mayor for ignoring social distancing at mass Black Lives Matter protest.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/3/2020, 8:00 AM
EJC's Security and Crisis Center: 'An open gate, an open door - that's not an option'

EJC's Security and Crisis Center: 'An open gate, an open door - that's not an option'

Jewish schools have reopened in the Netherlands, but some worry that their security is compromisedCnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/1/2020, 8:09 AM
Syrian vandalizes Amsterdam kosher restaurant a second time

Syrian vandalizes Amsterdam kosher restaurant a second time

Syrian who in 2017 broke into kosher restaurant in Amsterdam arrested again for smashing its windows while holding a lighter.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/8/2020, 11:44 PM
Amsterdam: Jewish community in great distress

Amsterdam: Jewish community in great distress

Dutch authorities refusing to allow Jewish community to aid elderly coronavirus victims, Amsterdam rabbis say.Yoni Kempinski, 5/8/2020, 3:49 PM
22 dead from coronavirus at Amsterdam Jewish nursing home

22 dead from coronavirus at Amsterdam Jewish nursing home

One fifth of all residents at Jewish nursing home die from coronavirus over one month.Gary Willig, 4/13/2020, 5:52 PM
Coronavirus kills 15 at Amsterdam’s Jewish old-age home

Coronavirus kills 15 at Amsterdam’s Jewish old-age home

The death toll at Amsterdam's Beth Shalom, above, is the largest for any old-age or nursing home in the NetherlandsCnaan Liphshiz / JTA, 4/9/2020, 11:10 PM
Box resembling home-made bomb placed outside Amsterdam kosher eatery

Box resembling home-made bomb placed outside Amsterdam kosher eatery

Possible makeshift bomb left outside of kosher restaurant in Amsterdam.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/15/2020, 3:01 PM
In Amsterdam, the world’s priciest menorah gets a new life

In Amsterdam, the world’s priciest menorah gets a new life

The 'Rintel,' a 266-year-old menorah, is placed back on display at Amsterdam's Jewish Historical Museum.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/27/2019, 2:31 PM
Man who stabbed Jews in Amsterdam deemed unfit to stand trial

Man who stabbed Jews in Amsterdam deemed unfit to stand trial

Judge rules Muslim man who stabbed Jewish father, son at Amsterdam market is not criminally responsible for his actions.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 12/2/2019, 10:51 PM
Pilot causes panic at Amsterdam airport after activating alert

Pilot causes panic at Amsterdam airport after activating alert

Pilot for Air Europa flight departing from Schiphol Airport accidentally activates hijacking alert. Incident under investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2019, 10:05 PM
Man who stabbed Jews in Amsterdam 'forgot' why he did it

Man who stabbed Jews in Amsterdam 'forgot' why he did it

Dutch man charged with attempted manslaughter of a Jewish father and son in March claims he forgot why he stabbed them.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/13/2019, 10:36 PM
New restaurant in Amsterdam: Meat Me Kosher

New restaurant in Amsterdam: Meat Me Kosher

A new kosher meat restaurant recently opened in the city of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2019, 2:04 AM
Thousands stranded at Amsterdam airport

Thousands stranded at Amsterdam airport

Refueling facility at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport stops working, leading to major disruption.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2019, 12:36 AM
Bid to bar Holocaust memorial at Amsterdam Jewish quarter denied

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

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
Jewish vendor, son stabbed at iconic Amsterdam market

Jewish vendor, son stabbed at iconic Amsterdam market

Egyptian man attacks Jewish store-owner and his son at Albert Cuyp market.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 3/20/2019, 7:07 PM
Iconic kosher deli in Amsterdam closes after 62 years

Iconic kosher deli in Amsterdam closes after 62 years

Popular kosher deli closes due to difficulties finding kosher supervision, financial issues.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/11/2019, 9:37 PM
First open Jewish concert in Concertgebouw Great Hall since WWII

First open Jewish concert in Concertgebouw Great Hall since WWII

Cantor Israel Nachman holds festive Hanukkah concert Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, first public Jewish concert there since Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2018, 5:27 PM
Amsterdam: BDS rally glorifies terror at Nazi victim monument

Amsterdam: BDS rally glorifies terror at Nazi victim monument

City officials called to explain, after BDS rally featuring song about suicide bomber in Tel Aviv takes place at memorial for Nazi victims.Cnaan Liphshiz - JTA, 11/10/2018, 11:49 PM
Amsterdam stabber says Islam is insulted in the Netherlands

Amsterdam stabber says Islam is insulted in the Netherlands

Prosecutors say Afghan asylum-seeker accused of stabbing two Americans in Amsterdam believes that Islam is insulted in the Netherlands.Ben Ariel, 9/4/2018, 3:42 AM
Netherlands to remain on high terror alert

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
Amsterdam stabber had 'terrorist motive'

Amsterdam stabber had 'terrorist motive'

Dutch police confirm stabber who injured two in Amsterdam had 'terrorist motive.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2018, 9:21 PM
Amsterdam: Three injured in stabbing attack

Amsterdam: Three injured in stabbing attack

Police shoot, arrest, suspect in Amsterdam stabbing attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2018, 2:30 PM
Amsterdam’s ‘Anne & Frank’ bakery to change name

Amsterdam’s ‘Anne & Frank’ bakery to change name

New bakery near Anne Frank's hiding place changes name after backlash over reference to famous Holocaust victim.JTA, 8/28/2018, 5:04 PM
Amsterdam: Jewish woman, children told ‘you should all be shot’

Amsterdam: Jewish woman, children told ‘you should all be shot’

28-year-old Jewish woman and her children verbally attacked in Amsterdam, with suspect calling Jews 'cancer'.JTA, 8/23/2018, 3:08 PM
Kosher restaurant attacker in Amsterdam convicted

Kosher restaurant attacker in Amsterdam convicted

Syrian who smashed windows of kosher eatery convicted of vandalism, but will not serve more time in jail despite being unrepentant.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2018, 11:00 PM
Vandal nabbed for painting swastikas on Dutch Jewish cemetery

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
Amsterdam kosher eatery to close due to frequent attacks

Amsterdam kosher eatery to close due to frequent attacks

Restaurant owner says he cannot keep establishment open without proper security due to repeated assaults, vandalism.JTA, 5/10/2018, 3:16 PM
Dutch cop asks removal of Holocaust memorial sign, citing Israel

Dutch cop asks removal of Holocaust memorial sign, citing Israel

Bookshop owner in Amsterdam says police officer asked him to remove a sign commemorating Holocaust victims, citing Israel’s actions.JTA, 5/6/2018, 11:32 AM
Holland: Anti-Semitic vandalism reaches 11-year high

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
Vandals target Amsterdam synagogue, Jewish hospice

Vandals target Amsterdam synagogue, Jewish hospice

Vandals target synagogue, Jewish hospice, in what police spokesman calls 'a deliberate attack against a Jewish institution.'JTA, 1/20/2018, 8:32 PM
Amsterdam: Jewish-owned restaurant vandalized - again

Amsterdam: Jewish-owned restaurant vandalized - again

Vandals smash window of Jewish restaurant in Amsterdam, one month after previous attack.Haim Lev, 1/9/2018, 1:12 PM
Swastikas painted on two Paris-area kosher shops

Swastikas painted on two Paris-area kosher shops

Meanwhile, kosher restaurant in Amsterdam vandalized last month by Syrian national with Palestinian flag also targeted again.JTA, 1/3/2018, 10:42 PM
'Court freed anti-Semitic volcano ready to explode'

'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
Attacker of kosher Amsterdam restaurant fought in Syria

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

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
Amsterdam: Man smashes windows of kosher restaurant

Amsterdam: Man smashes windows of kosher restaurant

Man holding Palestinian Authority flag smashes windows of Amsterdam kosher restaurant.JTA, 12/7/2017, 1:38 PM
An Amsterdam Yom Kippur tradition since the first light bulb

An Amsterdam Yom Kippur tradition since the first light bulb

Worshipers at Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam pray by candlelight each Yom KippurCnaan Liphshiz, 9/14/2017, 9:57 PM
The books that cheated death - twice

The books that cheated death - twice

400-year-old Jewish library survives Hitler and the Inquisition.JTA, 6/28/2017, 2:37 PM
3 Israelis injured by out-of-control car in Amsterdam

3 Israelis injured by out-of-control car in Amsterdam

Out of control vehicle rams into pedestrians outside Amsterdam Central train station. 3 Israelis among the injured.JTA, 6/11/2017, 4:55 PM
First French concentration camp being converted into memorial

First French concentration camp being converted into memorial

Pithiviers station gets converted to Holocaust memorial, Amsterdam builds memorial with names of Holocaust victims.JTA, 6/10/2017, 9:25 PM
Dutch MPs oppose headscarf proposal for Amsterdam police

Dutch MPs oppose headscarf proposal for Amsterdam police

Amsterdam police push to allow religious headgear, MPs refuse, say religious symbols ruin police 'neutrality.'AFP, 5/20/2017, 9:48 PM
WATCH: 60 European rabbis recite the 'Prayer for Israel'

WATCH: 60 European rabbis recite the 'Prayer for Israel'

Conference of European Rabbis marks 60 years since organization's founding - in the same Amsterdam synagogue they started in.Yoni Kempinski, Amsterdam, 5/10/2017, 12:15 PM
Holocaust-era US visa applications discovered

Holocaust-era US visa applications discovered

Family from Amsterdam which submitted applications to flee Nazi genocide perished in the Holocaust.JTA, 4/18/2017, 3:29 PM
Memorial outside Holocaust victim's house gets moved

Memorial outside Holocaust victim's house gets moved

Amsterdam residents sue city over postcard-sized Holocaust memorial plaque.JTA, 4/2/2017, 7:14 AM
BDS violence in Amsterdam: I was there

BDS violence in Amsterdam: I was there

They were in the audience at my Amsterdam lecture and are at Dam Square every week. The police, however, are not.Barry Shaw, 3/20/2017, 11:43 AM
Jewish charter flight forced to make emergency landing

Jewish charter flight forced to make emergency landing

Flight chartered by Jewish pilgrims heading to tomb of Rabbi Elimelech of Lizhansk in Poland forced to make emergency landing in Amsterdam.David Rosenberg, 3/19/2017, 3:38 PM
Terrifying moment: Plane's landing gear collapses

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
Dutch government allocates $8.5 million to Holocaust museum

Dutch government allocates $8.5 million to Holocaust museum

Dutch government allocates more than $8.5 million to establishment of a Holocaust museum in Amsterdam.JTA, 2/2/2017, 2:05 AM
Anne Frank House attracts record crowds for 7th straight year

Anne Frank House attracts record crowds for 7th straight year

The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam had a record number of visitors for the seventh consecutive year.JTA, 1/6/2017, 3:30 AM
Dutch police arrest suspects in planned 2015 synagogue attack

Dutch police arrest suspects in planned 2015 synagogue attack

Dutch police arrest several suspects in connection with an unrealized plan to attack a synagogue in the country’s capital.JTA, 12/6/2016, 5:27 AM
Amsterdam settles with survivors for $11M

Amsterdam settles with survivors for $11M

City rejects calls to give direct restitution to Holocaust survivors taxed while held in concentration camps, pays Jewish groups $11M.JTA, 7/24/2016, 7:38 AM
Dutch Jewish woman evicted after anti-Semitism

Dutch Jewish woman evicted after anti-Semitism

Dutch court orders the eviction of a Jewish woman whose neighbor reportedly threatened to kill her and used anti-Semitic insults.JTA, 7/5/2016, 3:27 AM
Dutch kosher restaurant stabbing not a hate crime

Dutch kosher restaurant stabbing not a hate crime

Assailant caught on camera stabbing a woman at the Grand Cafe Rimon was mentally unstable, police say.JTA, 5/26/2016, 11:02 AM
Amsterdam to pay Jews for Holocaust survivor taxes

Amsterdam to pay Jews for Holocaust survivor taxes

Amsterdam will give Jewish community $11 million as compensation for taxes imposed on Holocaust survivors who returned home.JTA, 5/24/2016, 3:00 AM