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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, 24/07/2016 07:38
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, 05/07/2016 03:27
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, 26/05/2016 11:02
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, 24/05/2016 03:00
Jewish woman stabbed at Amsterdam restaurant

Jewish woman stabbed at Amsterdam restaurant

Dutch-Jewish woman stabbed at a kosher restaurant in the Jewish quarter of Amsterdam. The background to the incident is unclear.Ben Ariel, 24/05/2016 00:45
Amsterdam airport partially evacuated

Amsterdam airport partially evacuated

Amsterdam's Schiphol airport partially evacuated, one person arrested amid an unspecified security alert.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2016 01:43
Shots fired at Amsterdam's central station

Shots fired at Amsterdam's central station

Dutch police say warning shots were fired in air while arresting a suspect, just hours after Brussels assault.Ari Yashar, 22/03/2016 20:08
Anne Frank-themed 'escape room' criticized

Anne Frank-themed 'escape room' criticized

The Anne Frank Foundation blasts Dutch company for creating a bunker resembling the Frank family's wartime hideout, ‘tacky and offensive’.Shoshana Miskin, 21/03/2016 10:26
Asterdorp, the Dutch ghetto where Jews were charged inflated rents

Asterdorp, the Dutch ghetto where Jews were charged inflated rents

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Stephan Steinmetz on the story of Asterdorp, a forgotten Dutch Jewish ghetto under the Amsterdam municipality that functioned during the Holocaust.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 15/03/2016 22:30
El Al plane breaks a wing in Amsterdam

El Al plane breaks a wing in Amsterdam

While being towed to runway for takeoff back to Israel, Boeing 737's wing hits into gate and breaks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2016 12:23
How Europeans respond to 'settlement' chocolate?

How Europeans respond to 'settlement' chocolate?

Lev HaOlam sets up shop in Amsterdam armed with chocolate from Hevron to gauge Europeans' real feelings toward Israel boycotts.Eliran Aharon, 09/02/2016 22:54
Copyright fight over Anne Frank's diary

Copyright fight over Anne Frank's diary

Anne Frank Foundation threatens legal action against French MP and academic over online publication of diaryShoshana Miskin, 03/01/2016 21:04
Netherlands: Anti-Semites attack Jewish home

Netherlands: Anti-Semites attack Jewish home

Door and windows of Jewish house wrecked in Amsterdam, as vandals shouted ‘Jewish cancer’ and ‘liberate Palestine.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/01/2016 15:44
Zoabi uses Kristallnacht to equate Israel, Nazis

Zoabi uses Kristallnacht to equate Israel, Nazis

Controversial MK: 'It is easy to notice [Israel's] gradual moral descent that reminds us of Germany during the 1930's.'Matt Wanderman, 08/11/2015 21:21
Zoabi to speak at Kristallnacht memorial event

Zoabi to speak at Kristallnacht memorial event

Far-left Dutch group asks radical MK to address 'Israeli discrimination against Palestinians' during Holocaust commemoration.Cynthia Blank, 21/10/2015 22:46
Amsterdam to Compensate Jews for Fines From WWII

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, 06/09/2015 07:38
European Train Shooter was Flagged as a Jihadist

European Train Shooter was Flagged as a Jihadist

Obama lauds 3 American 'heroes' on vacation who overpowered Moroccan Spaniard who was on jihadist list; 'he had no chance.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2015 20:31
Amsterdam Drops Plan to Twin with Tel Aviv

Amsterdam Drops Plan to Twin with Tel Aviv

Amsterdam Mayor withdraws plans to twin his city and Tel Aviv due to pressure from other parties over Israeli "occupation".Elad Benari, 26/06/2015 00:16
Runaway Rabbi Awaiting Extradition Decision

Runaway Rabbi Awaiting Extradition Decision

Rabbi Berland arrested and released in Amsterdam, pending extradition for sex crimes allegations, but vows not to return to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 14/09/2014 11:54
Fugitive Rabbi Eliezer Berland Nabbed in Holland

Fugitive Rabbi Eliezer Berland Nabbed in Holland

Shuvu Banim sect leader and suspected sex offender Rabbi Eliezer Berland caught at Amsterdam airport; faces extradition to Israel.Haim Lev and Ari Soffer, 11/09/2014 14:24
Gallery Owner Charged for Selling Hitler's Book

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, 20/06/2014 23:55
Amsterdam Residents Oppose Holocaust Monument

Amsterdam Residents Oppose Holocaust Monument

Amsterdam decides to reconsider monument by famed US architect after locals complain it will take over their park.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2014 07:46
Holland Ups Jewish Security after Brussels Attack

Holland Ups Jewish Security after Brussels Attack

Temporary measure to provide extra protection for Dutch Jewry follows recommendation from counter-terrorism agencies.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2014 13:28
Attacked Neturei Karta Member: I'm No Zionist

Attacked Neturei Karta Member: I'm No Zionist

Neturei Karta man who was attacked in Amsterdam reportedly seeking to meet his attacker so that he can explain his dislike for Zionism.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/06/2013 21:54
Court: Anne Frank Museum Must Return Archives

Court: Anne Frank Museum Must Return Archives

Amsterdam court orders Anne Frank museum to return archives on loan from a Swiss foundation set up by the father of the Jewish teenager.Rina Tzvi , 27/06/2013 02:14
Neturei Karta Rabbi Attacked in Amsterdam

Neturei Karta Rabbi Attacked in Amsterdam

A Neturei Karta rabbi was assaulted by a Muslim man in the Dutch capital. He has been hospitalized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2013 06:15
Amsterdam Fined Holocaust Survivors

Amsterdam Fined Holocaust Survivors

Jews from Amsterdam who survived Nazi camps or managed to hide were fined for tax avoidance.Maayana Miskin, 03/04/2013 15:05
Amsterdam Bridge Honors Holocaust Hero

Amsterdam Bridge Honors Holocaust Hero

Amsterdam is commemorating a Righteous Gentile who saved 350 Jewish children during WWII by dedicating a nameless bridge in his honor. Rachel Hirshfeld , 15/08/2012 18:07
Egged Buses In Amsterdam

Egged Buses In Amsterdam

Israel's Egged Group has beat out three European carriers in its bid to provide public bus service in Amsterdam.Gabe Kahn., 07/04/2011 05:15
Prominent Jews Leave Amsterdam

Prominent Jews Leave Amsterdam

The children of a prominent Jewish family in Amsterdam plan to move over anti-Semitism; politician calls for all Jews to leave.Maayana Miskin, 20/12/2010 00:13