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Netherlands announces partial lockdown amid spike in coronavirus cases

Netherlands announces partial lockdown amid spike in coronavirus cases

New restrictions include closure of bars, cafes and restaurants and mandatory non-medical face masks.Ben Ariel, 14/10/2020 02:03
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, 06/06/2020 21:12
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, 01/06/2020 08:09
Hiding in lockdown withh my family during the Shoah

Hiding in lockdown withh my family during the Shoah

During this time in lockdown in Israel, I have started to reflect more than usual, and in more detail, on my life in hiding during the Shoah. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 21/04/2020 12:00
Dutch-Muslim politician tweets Jewish yellow star to protest coronavirus plan

Dutch-Muslim politician tweets Jewish yellow star to protest coronavirus plan

On eve of Holocaust Memorial Day, Dutch-Muslim politician tweets picture of yellow star to protest plans to monitor coronavirus carriers.Ben Ariel and JTA, 21/04/2020 04:07
Dutch railway employees sing 'inappropriate' soccer song about Jews

Dutch railway employees sing 'inappropriate' soccer song about Jews

Dutch train employees sing ‘wholly inappropriate’ song about Jews over loudspeaker system.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 25/02/2020 07:51
Dutch parliament: "We will not aid the PA, they fund terrorists"

Dutch parliament: "We will not aid the PA, they fund terrorists"

The Dutch parliament voted to halt aid to the Palestinian Authority, due to it payments to terroristsArutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2019 20:20
Holland opposes labeling of 'settlement' products

Holland opposes labeling of 'settlement' products

Dutch Parliament proposes not to label Judea and Samaria products unless the directive is applied to other disputed territories.Elad Benari, 20/11/2019 04:38
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, 01/07/2019 14:37
Holland: Anti-Israel activists beat pro-Israel activist at rally

Holland: Anti-Israel activists beat pro-Israel activist at rally

Pro-Israel activist assaulted near anti-Israel rally in Amsterdam by men yelling ‘Jew.’Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 06/04/2019 22:56
Jewish channel: TV fund made a decision not to fund our projects

Jewish channel: TV fund made a decision not to fund our projects

Jewish channel preparing discrimination lawsuit against Dutch TV fund.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 02/03/2019 19:28
The Netherlands okays 'Palestine' as place of birth

The Netherlands okays 'Palestine' as place of birth

Israelis born prior to the establishment of the state in 1948 will now be able to register place of birth as 'Palestine' in Dutch documents.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 13/02/2019 07:32
Dutch soccer fans chant ‘Jews burn best’ on Holocaust mem'l day

Dutch soccer fans chant ‘Jews burn best’ on Holocaust mem'l day

Police arrest soccer fans who sang anti-Semitic chant about Jews and Nazi SS on Holocaust memorial day.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 05/02/2019 14:47
Widespread anti-Semitism in The Netherlands

Widespread anti-Semitism in The Netherlands

After the Holocaust many people consider anti-Semitism not to be politically correct. Thus anti-Semitism often morphs into anti-Israelism, which does not carry the same stigma. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 19/12/2018 07:52
Netherlands encouraging Diaspora Jews to criticize Israel

Netherlands encouraging Diaspora Jews to criticize Israel

Official Dutch foreign ministry document says one of government's goals is to 'encourage Diaspora Jews to voice opposition to occupation.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 28/11/2018 15:00
Dutch lawmakers urge gov't to adopt int'l def. of anti-Semitism

Dutch lawmakers urge gov't to adopt int'l def. of anti-Semitism

Majority of Dutch lawmakers call on government to adopt international definition of anti-Semitism.JTA, 28/11/2018 12:58
Dutch boatmaker aims to sail his replica of Noah’s Ark to Israel

Dutch boatmaker aims to sail his replica of Noah’s Ark to Israel

Christian boatmaker hopes to bring his 390-foot life-size replica of Noah's Ark to the Holy Land.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 26/11/2018 07:27
Of 280 churches, only 10 will be spared - the end of Christian Europe

Of 280 churches, only 10 will be spared - the end of Christian Europe

Christianity is dying in Holland. Islam is alive and well. Giulio Meotti, 13/10/2018 19:10
Plum-size etrog marks first for Holland

Plum-size etrog marks first for Holland

Holland sees first naturally grown etrog fruit in decades following scorching summer.JTA, 29/09/2018 21:07
BDS activist from Holland refused entry into Israel

BDS activist from Holland refused entry into Israel

Ministers order BDS activist Lydia de Leeuw to be denied entry into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2018 12:38
Dutch state TV sorry for saying Israel threatens to destroy Iran

Dutch state TV sorry for saying Israel threatens to destroy Iran

Holland's main public broadcaster retracted claims it published that land gained by the Israel in 1948 is “occupied.”JTA, 22/06/2018 15:20
1 dead, 3 injured after bus hits Dutch concert-goers

1 dead, 3 injured after bus hits Dutch concert-goers

Bus hits 4 people in the Netherlands, killing 1. Background of incident unknown.David Rosenberg, 18/06/2018 08:40
New Samaria synagogue is a 'dream come true' for Dutch Jews

New Samaria synagogue is a 'dream come true' for Dutch Jews

Replica of Dutch synagogue destroyed in WWII opens near Jerusalem.JTA, 13/06/2018 14:42
Jews targeted in 41% of all xenophobia trials in the Netherlands

Jews targeted in 41% of all xenophobia trials in the Netherlands

Discrimination against Jews in the Netherlands nearly doubled in 2017, accounted for 41% of all 'xenophobic' incidents.JTA, 24/05/2018 15:16
Sapling from Anne Frank’s tree twice cut down in Holland park

Sapling from Anne Frank’s tree twice cut down in Holland park

Commemorative plaque from tree mentioned in Anne Frank;s diary stolen amid acts of vandalism.JTA, 22/05/2018 17:21
Visitors from Holland and Canada visit Samaria

Visitors from Holland and Canada visit Samaria

'With every group that comes to support the local producers, we defeat the boycott even more.'Mordechai Sones, 25/04/2018 15:19
Hamas agent met Dutch officials at event organized by aid group

Hamas agent met Dutch officials at event organized by aid group

Aid group funded by Dutch gov't brought alleged Hamas terrorist to event which included gov't officials.JTA, 18/04/2018 12:22
Holland sends military attache to Iran

Holland sends military attache to Iran

Iranian official says he's 'dismayed' to discover Foreign Ministry sent military aid to Iran.JTA, 30/03/2018 13:54
Dutch party proposes ban on kosher slaughter

Dutch party proposes ban on kosher slaughter

Animal rights party in The Netherlands submits bill banning all forms of ritual slaughter.JTA, 20/03/2018 20:39
'There's a worrying trend of anti-Semitism in Europe'

'There's a worrying trend of anti-Semitism in Europe'

The Chief Rabbi of Holland, Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs, says there's no difference today between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism.Hezki Baruch, Romania, 14/03/2018 03:45
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, 10/03/2018 20:19
Dutch groups cancel speeches by terrorist murderer Rasmea Odeh

Dutch groups cancel speeches by terrorist murderer Rasmea Odeh

Rasmea Odeh, who killed 2 Israelis in a terror attack, dropped from planned appearances in Netherlands follow protests.JTA, 27/02/2018 19:27
Dutch Jew-hunters who massively helped the Nazis

Dutch Jew-hunters who massively helped the Nazis

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Ad van Liempt on the Dutch Jew hunters who massively helped the Nazi occupiers.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 03/02/2018 21:37
Netherlands may exempt kosher slaughterhouse from export ban

Netherlands may exempt kosher slaughterhouse from export ban

After ban on exports nearly closes country's only kosher slaughterhouse, government agrees to consider special exemption.JTA, 27/07/2017 12:57
1,000 Euro awarded to Muslim sisters who missed class pic

1,000 Euro awarded to Muslim sisters who missed class pic

Sisters' lawyer said incident was a clear case of discrimination because the only people affected were Muslims.Mordechai Sones, 13/07/2017 12:20
Holland has first Jewish military wedding since Holocaust

Holland has first Jewish military wedding since Holocaust

Jewish Marine corporal marries in Dutch capital, in first Jewish military wedding since 1939.JTA, 29/04/2017 20:16
Watch: Amsterdam Purim celebration in 1946

Watch: Amsterdam Purim celebration in 1946

Footage of Post-War Purim celebration in Children's Home of Yehoshua and Hennie Birnbaum in Amsterdam, Holland., 12/03/2017 17:39
Turkey and Holland fulminate as diplomatic crisis brews

Turkey and Holland fulminate as diplomatic crisis brews

Turkey 'doesn't want Dutch ambassador' to return after Holland refuses entry to Turkish FM, closes of consulate.Chana Roberts, 12/03/2017 07:45
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, 24/02/2017 10:56
French town commemorates Alfred Dreyfus

French town commemorates Alfred Dreyfus

Persecuted Jewish officer honored with a statue. Dutch town honors Holocaust survivor and writer Jules Schelvis with a street sign.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/10/2016 12:12
The letter Netanyahu didn’t write to Dutch Prime Minister Rutte

The letter Netanyahu didn’t write to Dutch Prime Minister Rutte

Prime Minister Netanyahu's visit to the Netherlands was a pleasant one, but much was left unsaid.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 13/09/2016 22:44
Netanyahu in Holland: We stand for the same values

Netanyahu in Holland: We stand for the same values

PM Netanyahu discussed his meeting with the Dutch premier, a possible meeting with Mahmoud Abbas, and the Supreme Court's decision.Hezki Baruch - the Hague, 06/09/2016 18:55
'Islamist terror is spreading throughout Europe'

'Islamist terror is spreading throughout Europe'

'Europe is facing great challenges with the spread of Islamist terror,' Netanyahu tells Arutz Sheva ahead of trip to Netherlands.Hezki Baruch, 06/09/2016 08:51
'Dutch Jewish community is unsustainable'

'Dutch Jewish community is unsustainable'

Dutch Jewish leaders claim the future of Jewish life in the Netherlands is grim.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/08/2016 18:44
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
Dutch family faces anti-Semitism for Israeli flag

Dutch family faces anti-Semitism for Israeli flag

'Rotten Jews, we’re going to get you'; family bombarded with abuse after passersby spotted father posing for a photo with an Israeli flag.JTA, 21/06/2016 17:35
No school for Islamists who wished Israel tsunami

No school for Islamists who wished Israel tsunami

Dutch authorities cite risk of radicalization in turning down group whose former head praised ISIS, wished Israel's destruction.JTA, 31/05/2016 15:25
Judea-Samaria supporters take a stand in Holland

Judea-Samaria supporters take a stand in Holland

Chairman of the Lev HaOlam organization says he cannot stay silent in the face of motion to declare BDS free speech.Eliran Aharon, 27/05/2016 08:18
Dutch Jihadists to be stripped of dual citizenship

Dutch Jihadists to be stripped of dual citizenship

Dutch citizens who join ISIS or Al Qaeda abroad to be stripped of citizenship, parliament votes Tuesday.Arutz Sheva staff, 24/05/2016 20:23
Dutch soccer club to punish 'burn the Jews' fans

Dutch soccer club to punish 'burn the Jews' fans

Dozens of PSV Eindhoven fans were filmed singing grossly anti-Semitic song; club vows to identify and punish them.JTA, 12/05/2016 18:57
Dutch gov't renews payments to Holocaust survivors

Dutch gov't renews payments to Holocaust survivors

Dutch reverse decision denying Holocaust compensation payments to Israeli citizens following personal intervention by MK Gafni.David Rosenberg, 28/03/2016 19:18
Holland again seeks to curtail kosher slaughter

Holland again seeks to curtail kosher slaughter

Production of such meat will be supervised by government authorities and export of kosher and halal meat will be banned.Gil Ronen, 17/02/2016 20:10
Anti-Semitism found to be rampant in Dutch schools

Anti-Semitism found to be rampant in Dutch schools

In Dutch-Jewish journalist's report, one teacher recounts how her student stood up and threatened to 'gun down all Jews' with a rifle.Cynthia Blank, 08/02/2016 20:20
Dutch man charged for killing ISIS jihadists

Dutch man charged for killing ISIS jihadists

Former Dutch soldier fought alongside Kurdish YPG forces, could face murder charges for killing terrorists in battle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/01/2016 19:39
Elderly Jewish Couple Brutally Attacked in Holland

Elderly Jewish Couple Brutally Attacked in Holland

Holocaust survivors Samuel and Diana are confined to wheelchairs after being viciously beaten by anti-Semites in their own apartment.Cynthia Blank, 06/09/2015 10:52
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
Dutch Supreme Court: Extradite Runaway Rabbi

Dutch Supreme Court: Extradite Runaway Rabbi

Appeal to local court ruling overturned, as fugitive Rabbi Berland to be sent to Israel for allegedly sexually assaulting women, girls.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2015 15:29