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Hatikva played at Dutch military cemetery as both nations honor fallen troops

National ceremony for fallen soldiers in the Netherlands includes the playing of “Hatikvah” as both countries mark memorial days.

Israel’s national anthem played at Dutch military cemetery

Report: Dutch Jewish students increasingly targeted by fellow pupils

New report finds record number of antisemitic incidents in the Netherlands, with Jewish children particularly targeted.

Dutch Jewish students increasingly targeted by fellow pupils

Netherlands: Fishing village volunteers rescue Jewish refugees from Ukraine

Residents of the village of Urk travel to Moldava to assist Jewish refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine.

Fishing village volunteers rescue Jewish refugees in Ukraine

Israeli citizen murdered in Holland

2 arrested for murder of Israeli man during robbery in city of Utrecht.

Israeli citizen murdered in Holland

Dutch Jew harassed by street gang for two years speaks out

Dutch Jew suffers two years of harassment by gang with police declining to charge assailants due to "insufficient evidence."

Dutch Jew harassed by street gang for two years speaks out

Australia, Netherlands sue Russia over Malaysia Airlines crash

Australia and the Netherlands are pursuing legal actions against Russia over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in 2014.

Australia, Netherlands sue Russia over Malaysia Airlines crash

Dutch plan to force universities to reveal ties to Israel blasted as antisemitic

Dutch Chief Rabbi says order forcing universities to reveal ties to multitude of Jewish group "reeks of antisemitism."

Dutch plan would force universities to reveal ties to Israel

Dutch Foreign Minister tests positive for COVID-19

Minister Wopke Hoekstra, who was only sworn in on Monday, isolating after testing positive in antigen test.

Dutch Foreign Minister tests positive for COVID-19

Former Dutch PM accuses Jews of poisoning Arabs

Dries van Agt accused of antisemitism, spreading a blood libe; after stating that Jewish settlers poison Arab neighbors.

Former Dutch PM accuses Jews of poisoning Arabs

Dutch govt. ends funding of terror-linked NGO

Dutch Foreign Ministry says it will end funding of 1 of the 6 organizations Israel accused of being linked to PFLP terrorist organization.

Dutch govt. ends funding of terror-linked NGO

Netherlands declares another lockdown

Dutch government says it is allowing only supermarkets and 'essential' shops to stay open.

Netherlands declares another lockdownplayer

Dutch lawmaker ordered to remove antisemitic tweets

Judge orders Dutch right-wing lawmaker to take down tweets comparing COVID measures to treatment of Jews under Nazis.

Dutch lawmaker ordered to remove antisemitic tweets

Dutch politician sued after comparing COVID restrictions to Holocaust

Jewish organizations in Netherlands file lawsuit against Thierry Bauden for comparing COVID-19 restrictions to the Holocaust.

Dutch politician sued after comparing restrictions to Holocaust

Former Dutch queen tests positive for COVID-19

Princess Beatrix, 83, is in isolation at home and abiding by rules for people who have tested positive.

Former Dutch queen tests positive for COVID-19

BDS-supporting Dutch party calls out Holocaust event for 'racism'

Dutch far-left party says it wants to end ‘inherently racist’ Holocaust memorial event.

BDS-supporting Dutch party calls out 'racist' Holocaust event

Watch: Riots in Rotterdam after Dutch government tightens Covid restrictions

Violent riots broke out in Rotterdam on Friday night as hundreds gathered to protest against Dutch government Covid restrictions

Watch: Riots after Dutch government tightens Covid restrictionsplayer

Reform leader who compared COVID-19 to Holocaust resigns

Dutch Jewish leader resigns from council after drawing parallels between COVID-19 measures and Nazism.

Reform leader who compared COVID-19 to Holocaust resigns

Netherlands: Reform Jewish leader compares COVID-19 policies to Nazi Germany

Dutch Reform leader says COVID-19 policies remind her of Nazi Germany. 'Don't play with fire.'

Netherlands: Reform leader likens COVID policies to Nazi Germany

Here's how one Amsterdam shop stayed solvent during lockdowns

In Amsterdam, a Jewish merchant channels the spirit of a fabled pre-Holocaust flea market.

Here's how one Amsterdam shop stayed solvent during lockdowns

Dutch Jewish community struggling to maintain a Jewish structure

Ellen Van Praag, Chair of Ressort Mediene communities, speaks to Arutz Sheva about challenges Dutch Jewish community faces.

Dutch Jewish community struggling to maintain a Jewish structure

Men who dressed like Nazis in Dutch town apologize

Ten men apologize after carrying out mock arrest of man wearing yellow star as part of rally against COVID-19 measures.

Men who dressed like Nazis in Dutch town apologize

Dutch youths dress as Nazis in protest against COVID rules

Ten people dressed as Nazis stage mock execution of Jew in protest against coronavirus restrictions in the Netherlands.

Dutch youths dress as Nazis in protest against COVID rules

Dutch Jewish orgs call on military fairs to stop selling Nazi memorabilia

Latest call by Jewish groups comes after fair found to be selling multiple Nazi items, including yellow stars with identification cards.

Dutch Jewish orgs call on fairs to stop selling Nazi items

Amsterdam to return $23.5 million painting to Jewish heirs

City officials end 9-year legal battle by giving up rights to Kandinsky painting sold under duress by Jewish art collector during Holocaust.

Amsterdam to return $23.5 million painting to Jewish heirs

Canadian Dutch club commissions Anne Frank statue to mark liberation of the Netherlands

Statue cast in the same material as the 1960 Anne Frank statue in Ultrecht stands on a platform at Edmonton, Alberta park.

Canadian Dutch club commissions Anne Frank statue

Dutch Jewish woman who saved hundreds of children during Holocaust honored

Daycare operator Henriëtte Pimentel posthumously honored with Jewish Rescuers Citation for saving children under her care from death camps.

Dutch Jewish woman who saved children during Holocaust honored

Over 1,000 people infected with coronavirus at Netherlands festival

'Staggering' infection rate at Utrecht festival highlights Dutch government's failings in pandemic management.

Over 1,000 people infected with COVID-19 at Netherlands festival

Austria joining eight others in boycotting upcoming Durban IV conference

September event in NYC will mark 20th anniversary of original UN Durban conference, widely lambasted for its descent into anti-Semitism.

Austria joining eight others in boycotting upcoming Durban IV

Netherlands boycotting Durban IV conference

The Netherlands joins a list of nations boycotting Durban IV over concerns it will be a repeat of past anti-Semitic Durban conferences.

Netherlands boycotting Durban IV conference

Merkel: Nazi crimes are “Germany’s eternal responsibility”

"Nothing can take away the pain of the survivors of the concentration camps," Merkel says.

Merkel: Nazi crimes are “Germany’s eternal responsibility”

Dutch party equates COVID measures to Nazism on national Holocaust remembrance day

Forum for Democracy rebuked by Dutch Jews for banner comparing COVID restrictions to Holocaust ahead of national Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Dutch party equates COVID measures to Nazism

Museum opens at one of the Netherland’s most infamous Nazi camps

Dutch PM Mark Rutte inaugurates museum on former grounds of the Netherlands’ most infamous Nazi camps 80 years after its construction.

Museum opens at one of the Netherland’s most infamous Nazi camps

Dutch museum settles art claim with heirs of Jewish entrepreneur

Museum decides to compensate textile manufacturer's heirs for 1635 painting, ignoring recommendation of a state restitution panel.

Dutch museum settles art claim with heirs of Jewish entrepreneur

Netherlands anti-Semitism tally drops by 25% due to COVID-19 lockdowns

Number of anti-Semitic incidents recorded in the Netherlands drops by 25% - but remains third-highest in over a decade.

Netherlands anti-Semitism tally drops by 25%

Leading Dutch philosopher: 'Blessing that Diaspora prevented Jews from having power'

Dutch national laureate philosopher calls Diaspora a ‘blessing’ because it prevented Jews from having power.

'Blessing that Diaspora prevented Jews from having power'

Netherlands: Factory offers free matzah for children

Dutch matzah factory gives away Passover product to 35,000 schoolkids.

Netherlands: Free matzah for children

Netherlands suspends AstraZeneca vaccine for people under 60

Decision follows the death of a woman who had received a shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Netherlands suspends AstraZeneca vaccine for people under 60

Dutch right-wing politician calls Nuremberg trials ‘illegitimate’

Thierry Baudet, leader of Dutch Forum for Democracy party, says he considers Nuremberg trials 'illegitimate.'

Dutch politician calls Nuremberg trials ‘illegitimate’

'Finally there's something nice named for Jews - and they take it away from us to be PC'

‘Jew cookies’ are a Dutch dessert staple. They’re getting a new name — and Dutch Jews are confused.

'Finally something nice named for Jews - and they take it away'

Netherlands: Mezuzah smashed, swastika carved at Jewish student's home

Maastricht University student comes home to find his home vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti, mezuzah ripped from door.

Netherlands: Swastika carved at Jewish student's home