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Dutch suspend grant after UNRWA ethics probe

Dutch suspend grant after UNRWA ethics probe

Netherlands follows Switzerland in suspending contribution to UN agency following ethics probe alleging "sexual misconduct" and corruption.AFP, 31/07/2019 16:30
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
Dutch lawmaker says Jews came to Israel 'to be Nazis'

Dutch lawmaker says Jews came to Israel 'to be Nazis'

Member of Green Left party under fire after saying Holocaust-traumatized Jews came to Israel “to be Nazis”.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/07/2019 06:37
Directive to label Israeli products an 'anti-Jewish regulation'

Directive to label Israeli products an 'anti-Jewish regulation'

Dutch Christians rebuff officials seeking labeling of Israeli settlement goods.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 06/07/2019 20:54
Dutch railway company to pay compensation to Holocaust victims

Dutch railway company to pay compensation to Holocaust victims

Dutch national rail company says it will pay tens of millions of Euros to survivors, families of victims taken to death camps on its trains.AFP, 26/06/2019 22:37
Dutch government makes fighting anti-Semitism national priority

Dutch government makes fighting anti-Semitism national priority

For the first time, Dutch government dedicates lump sum for fighting anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 03/06/2019 08:18
Dutch Foreign Minister defends boycott-supporting diplomat

Dutch Foreign Minister defends boycott-supporting diplomat

Stef Blok defends diplomat promoting boycott of Israel and ‘one-state solution.’Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 01/06/2019 21:24
Dutch Holocaust museum removes Auschwitz pics from exhibitions

Dutch Holocaust museum removes Auschwitz pics from exhibitions

Dutch national Holocaust museum leaves out "shocking" pictures taken at Auschwitz from exhibitions, overruling its own curators.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 22/04/2019 16:50
Dutch BDS supporter triggers Israeli wine shopping craze.

Dutch BDS supporter triggers Israeli wine shopping craze.

In Bilaam-like turn of events, a call to boycott an Israeli wine leads to huge sales.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 27/03/2019 08:44
Multiple people wounded in Netherlands shooting

Multiple people wounded in Netherlands shooting

Shooting incident in Utrecht, Netherlands leaves several woundedArutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2019 12:57
Rabbi snubbed by pro-Palestinians at memorial for NZ shooting

Rabbi snubbed by pro-Palestinians at memorial for NZ shooting

Protesters with Palestinian Authority flags turn backs on Dutch rabbi’s Christchurch eulogy.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 18/03/2019 08:06
Dutch party walks back support of BDS

Dutch party walks back support of BDS

Dutch Green Party says it does not support efforts to boycott Israel following protests over its endorsement of BDS.Elad Benari, 11/03/2019 02:13
Dutch party endorses BDS

Dutch party endorses BDS

Dutch Green Left Party approves boycott of Israel, becoming the first mainstream party in the Netherlands to do so.Ben Ariel, 27/02/2019 03:31
Swastikas, anti-Semitic text in Amsterdam

Swastikas, anti-Semitic text in Amsterdam

Vandals suspected of being soccer hooligans paint anti-Semitic graffiti on buildings in Amsterdam.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/02/2019 23:18
Dutch activist promotes BDS - on Israeli-made mobility scooter

Dutch activist promotes BDS - on Israeli-made mobility scooter

Activist sits in mobility scooter weekly for hours on end, waving Palestinian flags and anti-Israel posters. There's just one problem.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 17/02/2019 09:05
The Netherlands is keeping looted Jewish paintings - and more

The Netherlands is keeping looted Jewish paintings - and more

The Netherlands is a profoundly hypocritical society, which glibly excuses its attitude to Jews and Jewish property. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 17/01/2019 21:42
Five arrested on suspicion of plotting attack in Netherlands

Five arrested on suspicion of plotting attack in Netherlands

Dutch and German police arrest five people suspected of preparing a terrorist act in the Netherlands.Elad Benari, 31/12/2018 04:37
Eisenkot meets with Dutch Chief of Defense

Eisenkot meets with Dutch Chief of Defense

Officers discuss regional issues and Dutch support of UN Peacekeeping Forces. Dutch commander Rob Bauer visits Dutch troops in north, J'lem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2018 14:11
Dutchman filmed ranting about Jews at BDS rally

Dutchman filmed ranting about Jews at BDS rally

Dutch watchdog complains to police about activist who inveighed against Jews during BDS protest at monument for victims of Nazism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 20/12/2018 14:21
'Dutch party opposed anti-Semitism definition to woo Muslims'

'Dutch party opposed anti-Semitism definition to woo Muslims'

Dutch Chief Rabbi says he was was 'shocked' that Labour Party rejected a motion calling for the adoption of a definition of anti-Semitism.JTA, 02/12/2018 07:42
Dutch trains to provide compensation for role in Holocaust

Dutch trains to provide compensation for role in Holocaust

Netherland's state-owned railway says it is considering how to arrange personal compensation for its part in deporting Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/11/2018 16:06
Anne Frank House unveils new audio tour, displays

Anne Frank House unveils new audio tour, displays

King of the Netherlands in attendance as Anne Frank House unveils new audio tour and several new displays to its collection of exhibitions.Ben Ariel, 23/11/2018 04:39
Leading Netherlands Rabbi: Pittsburgh can occur in our country

Leading Netherlands Rabbi: Pittsburgh can occur in our country

Rabbi Binyamin Jacobs, Chief Rabbi at the Inter-Provincial Chief Rabbinate of the Netherlands, discusses the situation in the Netherlands.Yoni Kempinski, 09/11/2018 03:04
Dutch Nazi art probe rejects Kandinsky claim

Dutch Nazi art probe rejects Kandinsky claim

Heirs of Jewish art collector lose bid to reclaim a Kandinsky painting sold to Amsterdam's famous Stedelijk Museum during WW II.AFP, 04/11/2018 14:42
Family of Dutch diplomat punished for saving Jews gets apology

Family of Dutch diplomat punished for saving Jews gets apology

Dutch Foreign Ministry apologizes to family of Jan Zwartendijk, punished after saving thousands of Jews during the Holocaust.JTA, 19/10/2018 11:46
Dutch diplomat punished for saving Jews, new book reveals

Dutch diplomat punished for saving Jews, new book reveals

Book says Dutch Foreign Ministry reprimanded diplomat Jan Zwartendijk for working to save thousands of Jews during the Holocaust.JTA, 09/10/2018 19:01
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
7 suspected terrorists arrested in Netherlands

7 suspected terrorists arrested in Netherlands

Dutch police arrest seven men suspected of plotting a "major terrorist attack" at a public event.Elad Benari, 28/09/2018 05:36
Why these Dutch Christians are celebrating Sukkot

Why these Dutch Christians are celebrating Sukkot

Dutch churches build sukkot for their congregants in appreciation of holiday's ecological significance.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 20/09/2018 22:59
Netherlands to remain on high terror alert

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2018 04:46
Dutch anti-Islam MP cancels Mohammed cartoon contest

Dutch anti-Islam MP cancels Mohammed cartoon contest

Dutch MP Geert Wilders cancels planned contest inviting people to submit a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed following death threats.Ben Ariel, 31/08/2018 03:42
German artist: Dutch city plagiarized Holocaust memorial idea

German artist: Dutch city plagiarized Holocaust memorial idea

Dutch city accused of plagiarizing Holocaust memorial cobblestones idea, says he 'tried to prevent it.'JTA, 29/08/2018 13:24
DNA drive leads to capture of child murder suspect

DNA drive leads to capture of child murder suspect

Suspect in murder of 11-year-old Dutch boy 20 years ago caught in Spain thanks to DNA evidence, witness report.Gary Willig, 27/08/2018 15:50
Heatwave exposed headstones’ layout at Holland’s oldest cemetery

Heatwave exposed headstones’ layout at Holland’s oldest cemetery

100 °F heatwave kills grass at 400-year-old Beth Haim Jewish cemetery, allowing headstones to be properly seen for first time in decades.JTA, 10/08/2018 14:48
Exposé: How the Netherlands Red Cross failed the Jews

Exposé: How the Netherlands Red Cross failed the Jews

First ever interview in English with Holocaust researcher Regina Grüter, formerly of the Netherlands Red Cross, is a damning critique of the NRC and the Dutch government-in- exile in London.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 03/08/2018 11:52
Restaurant owner evicts Dutch Jewish community from synagogue

Restaurant owner evicts Dutch Jewish community from synagogue

New owner asks Jewish community to leave building after municipality blocks move to turn the synagogue into a restaurant.JTA, 30/07/2018 18:43
Netherlands: Eleven babies die in failed trial

Netherlands: Eleven babies die in failed trial

Dutch hospital quits clinical trial after babies whose mothers took generic Viagra died.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2018 14:58
Dutch city blocks plan to turn historic synagogue into eatery

Dutch city blocks plan to turn historic synagogue into eatery

Jewish community relieved as Deventer city council rejects plan by Turkish developer to transform 125-year-old synagogue into a restaurant.JTA, 23/07/2018 22:56
Dutch activist: I was assaulted for protesting Corbyn's visit

Dutch activist: I was assaulted for protesting Corbyn's visit

Dutch activist promises to press charges after being 'assaulted' for protesting Jeremy Corbyn's visit.JTA, 07/07/2018 23:36
Shoah in Dutch collective memory

Shoah in Dutch collective memory

There are four distince periods in how the Dutch looked at the war, starting with denial of their complicity and progressing on towards the truth - although a prettified one.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 07/07/2018 20:27
Dutch chief rabbi’s son accosted with family on street

Dutch chief rabbi’s son accosted with family on street

'I’ve grown accustomed to thinking about it as normal but now thought we as Jewish community must no longer agree for this to happen to us.'JTA - Mordechai Sones, 18/06/2018 18:32
Dutch King, Lithuanian president honor unsung Holocaust hero

Dutch King, Lithuanian president honor unsung Holocaust hero

Multi-media monument honors Jan Zwartendijk, who saved 2,500 Jews. 'Both the Netherlands and Lithuania are proud of him.'AFP, 17/06/2018 00:17
‘This shop belongs to a Jew’

‘This shop belongs to a Jew’

‘Jew-owned’ shop in Italy, Holocaust monuments in France and Holland vandalized.JTA, 13/06/2018 14:57
Dutch broadcaster: Parody of Israeli song wasn't anti-Semitic

Dutch broadcaster: Parody of Israeli song wasn't anti-Semitic

Dutch broadcaster BNNVARA denies that parody of Israel’s winning Eurovision song was anti-Semitic.Ben Ariel, 23/05/2018 03:07
Dutch state TV accused of anti-Semitism in Eurovision song spoof

Dutch state TV accused of anti-Semitism in Eurovision song spoof

Dutch state-funded television show spoofs Israel’s winning song, prompting protest over anti-Semitic lyrics linking Jews and money.JTA, 22/05/2018 08:29
It didn't  start now: The Dutch wartime queen greatly failed the Jews

It didn't start now: The Dutch wartime queen greatly failed the Jews

The Dutch queen regularly filtered out mention of what was happening to Dutch Jewry from the speeches prepared by her speechwriter, while she spent the war safely in London.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 10/05/2018 01:26
Blood and mud poured on Netherlands Holocaust monument

Blood and mud poured on Netherlands Holocaust monument

Memorial to 1,200 Dutch Jews murdered by Nazis at train station where they were deported desecrated.JTA, 09/05/2018 22:11
Netherlands: Anti-Islam election video may be broadcast

Netherlands: Anti-Islam election video may be broadcast

Public prosecution says video put out by PVV party not illegal because it is aimed at the religion of Islam, not adherents.Dalit Halevy, 02/05/2018 10:00
Dutch Jews protest plan to turn synagogue into eatery

Dutch Jews protest plan to turn synagogue into eatery

Dutch-Turkish developer dashes hopes 200-year-old synagogue ransacked by Nazis will be preserved as house of worship.JTA, 16/04/2018 18:22
Music of Holocaust victims returns to former Nazi camp

Music of Holocaust victims returns to former Nazi camp

Music composed by Jewish Holocaust victims at Westerbork in the Netherlands for Nazi oppressors played again at the camp.JTA, 02/04/2018 20:31
Dutch man who saved Jewish children during Holocaust dies at 107

Dutch man who saved Jewish children during Holocaust dies at 107

Johan van Hulst, Dutch politician and seminary leader who saved hundreds of Jewish children, passes away.JTA, 26/03/2018 20:26
This year-round matzah factory suffers losses on Pesach

This year-round matzah factory suffers losses on Pesach

How matzah became a household item for non-Jews in the Netherlands.JTA, 24/03/2018 20:26
Center hosted convicted terrorist - and was shut down

Center hosted convicted terrorist - and was shut down

Dutch university shutters activists center for hosting convicted terrorist Rasmea Odeh.JTA, 02/03/2018 08:58
Aid group allegedly discriminated against woman with Jewish ties

Aid group allegedly discriminated against woman with Jewish ties

Dutch aid group for Syrian immigrants accused of discriminating against job-seeker with ties to Jewish community.JTA, 20/02/2018 17:27
Netherlands government is 'keeping a close eye' on Middle East

Netherlands government is 'keeping a close eye' on Middle East

President Rivlin meets Foreign Minister of the Netherlands, Halbe Zijlstra, to discuss cooperation and recent events in the Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/01/2018 16:19
Dutch Holocaust survivor to pay taxes on forced labor pension

Dutch Holocaust survivor to pay taxes on forced labor pension

Dutch tax authority demands Holocaust survivor pay tax on pension stipend for forced child labor.JTA, 05/01/2018 08:38
Former Utrecht professor: Holocaust exaggerated to extract money

Former Utrecht professor: Holocaust exaggerated to extract money

Dutch university’s professor emeritus questions Holocaust on TV, calls Jews ‘parasites.’JTA, 16/12/2017 18:35