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The ongoing Dutch preoccupation with Holocaust-related issues

The ongoing Dutch preoccupation with Holocaust-related issues

Benali is not the first bad choice of speaker, but at least protests made him cancel. The Dutch wrestle with restitution and guilt Op-ed.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 25/01/2021 14:27
A Dutch Jewish cemetery has become a Black pilgrimage site

A Dutch Jewish cemetery has become a Black pilgrimage site

Black community creates memorial day for slave buried in Dutch Jewish cemetery. 'It's about respecting another person's belief.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 21/01/2021 08:13
Dutch Jew whose factory was used to make yellow stars dies at 98

Dutch Jew whose factory was used to make yellow stars dies at 98

Henk van Gelderen, Dutch-Jewish resistance fighter whose factory was used to make yellow stars dies at 98.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 01/08/2020 20:46
Dutch parliament rejects motion to fund security for Jewish institutions

Dutch parliament rejects motion to fund security for Jewish institutions

Dutch parliament votes to fight anti-Semitism, but against funding Jewish security costs.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 03/07/2020 08:34
Dutch woman who saved hundreds of children dies at 96

Dutch woman who saved hundreds of children dies at 96

Dutch-Jewish WWII hero Betty Goudsmit-Oudkerk, who saved hundreds of children, dies at 96.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 17/06/2020 14:40
Stiffnecked Netherlands apologized for Holocaust failures- at last

Stiffnecked Netherlands apologized for Holocaust failures- at last

After years of refusal, the Dutch government has apologized for cooperating with Nazi genocide. Better late than never, but not quite good enough.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 02/02/2020 06:00
Dutch Jewish leader assaulted and tortured in his home

Dutch Jewish leader assaulted and tortured in his home

Netherlands Jewish leader assaulted, tortured and robbed in his home by four masked men. Motive still being investigated.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/07/2019 23:15
Event comparing Syrian refugees to Holocaust victims canceled

Event comparing Syrian refugees to Holocaust victims canceled

Citing violent threats by Jews, Dutch Holocaust museum nixes event for refugees.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 30/04/2019 17:29
Survey: 43% of Dutch Jews hide their Jewish identity

Survey: 43% of Dutch Jews hide their Jewish identity

34% in survey of Dutch Jews also said they had experienced anti-Semitic remarks - of those, 89% said the remarks were about Israel.JTA, 27/11/2018 09:25
Award winning Jewish filmmaker: The dilemma of a Nazi collaborator

Award winning Jewish filmmaker: The dilemma of a Nazi collaborator

Rudolf van den Berg on alleged Nazi collaborator Susskind: What would I have been willing to do to protect my children in the Holocaust?Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 08/08/2018 08:03
A Dutch filmmaker searches for his Jewish roots

A Dutch filmmaker searches for his Jewish roots

A talk with Philo Bregstein, whose movies include the WWII story of Amsterdam Jewry and the journey back to Jewry of Otto Klemperer.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 09/08/2017 11:30
Dutch party's founders claim Hitler was Jewish

Dutch party's founders claim Hitler was Jewish

Dutch anti-discrimination group complains to police about a political party whose Muslim founders said Adolf Hitler was Jewish.JTA, 08/12/2016 02:30
How the Dutch government subsidizes BDS supporters - heavily

How the Dutch government subsidizes BDS supporters - heavily

Here is how the Dutch government, despite its official claims to the contrary, de facto financially strengthens and legitimizes BDS promoters.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 28/06/2016 10:09
Film about notorious Dutch lawyers bares all

Film about notorious Dutch lawyers bares all

Max Moszkowicz survived Auschwitz and established a line of successful Jewish lawyers - but beneath the surface lurked many demons.Cnaan Liphshiz, 21/06/2016 20:39