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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.

Amsterdam stabber says Islam is insulted in the Netherlands

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.

Netherlands to remain on high terror alert

Amsterdam stabber had 'terrorist motive'

Dutch police confirm stabber who injured two in Amsterdam had 'terrorist motive.'

Amsterdam stabber had 'terrorist motive'

Amsterdam: Three injured in stabbing attack

Police shoot, arrest, suspect in Amsterdam stabbing attack.

Amsterdam: Three injured in stabbing attack

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.

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

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'.

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

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.

Kosher restaurant attacker in Amsterdam convicted

Vandal nabbed for painting swastikas on Dutch Jewish cemetery

Police arrest man suspected of vandalizing 300-year-old Amsterdam cemetery with Nazi symbols

Vandal nabbed for painting swastikas on Dutch Jewish cemetery

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.

Amsterdam kosher eatery to close due to frequent attacks

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.

Dutch cop asks removal of Holocaust memorial sign, citing Israel

Holland: Anti-Semitic vandalism reaches 11-year high

Anti-Semitic vandalism in Holland rises 40% to highest level since 2007.

Holland: Anti-Semitic vandalism reaches 11-year high

Vandals target Amsterdam synagogue, Jewish hospice

Vandals target synagogue, Jewish hospice, in what police spokesman calls 'a deliberate attack against a Jewish institution.'

Vandals target Amsterdam synagogue, Jewish hospice

Amsterdam: Jewish-owned restaurant vandalized - again

Vandals smash window of Jewish restaurant in Amsterdam, one month after previous attack.

Amsterdam: Jewish-owned restaurant vandalized - againplayer

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.

Swastikas painted on two Paris-area kosher shops

'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.

'Court freed anti-Semitic volcano ready to explode'

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.

Attacker of kosher Amsterdam restaurant fought in Syria

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.

Dutch politician blames Trump for anti-Semitic Amsterdam attack

Amsterdam: Man smashes windows of kosher restaurant

Man holding Palestinian Authority flag smashes windows of Amsterdam kosher restaurant.

Amsterdam: Man smashes windows of kosher restaurant

An Amsterdam Yom Kippur tradition since the first light bulb

Worshipers at Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam pray by candlelight each Yom Kippur

An Amsterdam Yom Kippur tradition since the first light bulb

The books that cheated death - twice

400-year-old Jewish library survives Hitler and the Inquisition.

The books that cheated death - twice

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.

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

First French concentration camp being converted into memorial

Pithiviers station gets converted to Holocaust memorial, Amsterdam builds memorial with names of Holocaust victims.

First French concentration camp being converted into memorial

Dutch MPs oppose headscarf proposal for Amsterdam police

Amsterdam police push to allow religious headgear, MPs refuse, say religious symbols ruin police 'neutrality.'

Dutch MPs oppose headscarf proposal for Amsterdam police

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.

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

Holocaust-era US visa applications discovered

Family from Amsterdam which submitted applications to flee Nazi genocide perished in the Holocaust.

Holocaust-era US visa applications discovered

Memorial outside Holocaust victim's house gets moved

Amsterdam residents sue city over postcard-sized Holocaust memorial plaque.

Memorial outside Holocaust victim's house gets moved

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.

BDS violence in Amsterdam: I was there

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.

Jewish charter flight forced to make emergency landingplayer

Terrifying moment: Plane's landing gear collapses

Plane's landing gear breaks during touchdown in bad weather at Holland airport.

Terrifying moment: Plane's landing gear collapsesplayer

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.

Dutch government allocates $8.5 million to Holocaust museum

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.

Anne Frank House attracts record crowds for 7th straight year

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.

Dutch police arrest suspects in planned 2015 synagogue attack

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.

Amsterdam rejects restitution, settles with survivors for $11M

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.

Dutch Jewish woman evicted after anti-Semitic abuse

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.

Amsterdam kosher restaurant stabbing 'not a hate crime'

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.

Amsterdam to pay Jewish community for Holocaust survivor taxes

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.

Jewish woman stabbed at Amsterdam restaurant

Amsterdam airport partially evacuated

Amsterdam's Schiphol airport partially evacuated, one person arrested amid an unspecified security alert.

Amsterdam airport partially evacuated due to security alert

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.

Shots fired at Amsterdam's central station

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’.

Anne Frank-themed 'escape room' criticized