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News and updates about The Netherlands

Dutch police arrest 154 soccer fans for antisemitic chanting

Large group of fans on train arrested after ignoring repeated warnings to stop singing antisemitic chants.

Dutch police arrest 154 soccer fans for antisemitic chanting

Teachers increasingly dealing with Holocaust denying students

Survey finds Holocaust denial most common among students in the Netherlands from immigrant backgrounds.

Teachers increasingly dealing with Holocaust denying students

Netherlands to release secret files on Nazi collaborators

Dutch files on those suspected of collaborating with Nazis, many of whom went on trial after the war, will be digitized and placed online.

Netherlands to release secret files on Nazi collaborators

Swastika flag hung on Dutch bridge being investigated by police

Police in the Netherlands have launched an investigation after a swastika flag was hung from a bridge in Gelderland.

Swastika flag hung on Dutch bridge being investigated by police

Antisemitic incidents hit 10-year high in the Netherlands

Number of anti-Jewish incidents in the Netherlands shoots up 35% in 2021, watchdog group says.

Antisemitic incidents hit 10-year high in the Netherlands

Dutch carolers vow to keep singing antisemitic Easter song

Carolers in the Netherlands refuse to drop Easter song denouncing 'the Jews who with their false council sacrificed Jesus'.

Dutch carolers vow to keep singing antisemitic Easter song

Colleges to ignore query on ties to Jewish groups, but not Israel

Group of Dutch public universities vow to ignore controversial query on ties to Jewish groups - but not on ties to Israel.

Colleges to ignore query on ties to Jewish groups, but not Israel

Colleges halt release of info on ties to Jewish, Israeli groups

Dutch universities pause compliance with request for information on any staff ties to Jewish or Israeli groups.

Colleges halt release of info on ties to Jewish, Israeli groups

Anti-Zionist group demands colleges reveal staff ties to Israel

'Reeks of antisemitism.' Dutch chief rabbi blasts group's demand that local universities identify any staff members who have ties to Israel.

Anti-Zionist group demands colleges reveal staff ties to Israel

Dutch Court: Benny Gantz not responsible for 2014 Gaza deaths

Appeals court in the Netherlands rules that Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz cannot be held liable for Gazans' deaths in 2014 operation.

Dutch Court: Benny Gantz not responsible for 2014 Gaza deaths

New plaques explain Dutch cemetery housing Nazis' remains

‘No longer kept secret’: New plaques give context to Dutch cemetery where Nazis are buried next to WWII victims.

New plaques explain Dutch cemetery housing Nazis' remains

Netherlands to declare partial lockdown

The Netherlands intends to declare a partial lockdown due to a sharp spike in COVID-19 morbidity.

Netherlands to declare partial lockdown

Dutch Chief Rabbi: More talk not enough to fight anti-Semitism

Arutz Sheva speaks with Rabbi Binyomin Jacobst, chief rabbi of the Chief Rabbinate of the Netherlands, at the EJA conference in Poland.

Dutch Chief Rabbi: More talk not enough to fight anti-Semitism

Why are Dutch non-Jews giving their children Jewish names?

Jewish names surprisingly popular with both devout Protestants and secular parents in the Netherlands.

Why are Dutch non-Jews giving their children Jewish names?

The first national Holocaust monument in the Netherlands opens

Dutch King Willem-Alexander unveils memorial to victims of the Holocaust in the Netherlands - the first of its kind.

The first national Holocaust monument in the Netherlands opens

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

564 Dutch academics call for anti-Israel boycott

Hundreds of Dutch academics call to sever ties with Israel and with Israeli researchers.

564 Dutch academics call for anti-Israel boycott

After 'Jews to the gas' chant, Dutch mayor meets with top rabbi

Mayor of Arnhem meets with Dutch Chief Rabbi after fans of Arnhem's soccer club chant 'Hamas, Jews to the gas' at match.

After 'Jews to the gas' chant, Dutch mayor meets with top rabbi

Paper apologizes for drawing Jewish pollster as puppet master

Mainstream daily in the Netherlands apologizes for a caricature depicting a Jewish political pollster and entrepreneur as a puppet master.

Paper apologizes for drawing Jewish pollster as puppet master

Dutch soccer fans chant ‘Hamas, Jews to the gas’

Police probing incident after Dutch soccer fans call for Hamas to murder Jews en masse ahead of match.

Dutch soccer fans chant ‘Hamas, Jews to the gas’

Dutch shop fined for not writing 'settlement' on Israeli wine

Dutch inspectors fire store for selling Israeli wine from Samaria without marking it as a "settlement" product.

Dutch shop fined for not writing 'settlement' on Israeli wine

Dutch panel taps anti-Semitic author for Holocaust memorial

Abdelkader Benali chosen to deliver annual address for Amsterdam's main Holocaust memorial ceremony - despite his history of anti-Semitism.

Dutch panel taps anti-Semitic author for Holocaust memorial

Dutch politician resigns following party’s anti-Semitism scandal

Leader of Dutch rightist party quits after members of party's youth movement accused of anti-Semitic behavior.

Dutch politician resigns following party’s anti-Semitism scandal

Dutch rabbi: No need for churches’ Holocaust inaction mea culpa

Chief Rabbi of the Netherlands says he 'appreciates' gesture from six Dutch churches, 'children don't need to profess their parent's guilt.'

Dutch rabbi: No need for churches’ Holocaust inaction mea culpa

Dutch Protestant Church to admit it failed Jews in WWII

Protestant Church of the Netherlands set to admit it turned a blind eye to anti-Semitism during World War II.

Dutch Protestant Church to admit it failed Jews in WWII

Dutch city drops honor for rapper who called Holocaust 'a joke'

Rapper who called Holocaust 'a joke' and a 'cover up for dumb sheep' loses title as official poet of Haarlem in the Netherlands.

Dutch city drops honor for rapper who called Holocaust 'a joke'

Dutch city honors rapper who called the Holocaust 'a cover-up'

Mayor of Dutch city of Haarlem says rapper 'deserves a second chance' after calling Holocaust 'a joke' and a 'cover up for dumb sheep'.

Dutch city honors rapper who called the Holocaust 'a cover-up'

Netherlands: Anti-Jewish expletive added to parcel's address

Who added 'F*** Jews' to parcel's address code in the Netherlands? Dutch postal service probes anti-Jewish epithet in tracking code check.

Netherlands: Anti-Jewish expletive added to parcel's address

Judges clear Dutch right-wing leader of inciting hatred

Dutch court clears Geert Wilders of inciting hatred and discrimination, but upholds his conviction for insulting a racial group.

Judges clear Dutch right-wing leader of inciting hatred

Dutch man acquitted on anti-Semitic threats sent to neighbors

Netherlands judge acquits man after he claims hackers were behind anti-Semitic death threats sent to Jewish neighbors he had feuded with.

Dutch man acquitted on anti-Semitic threats sent to neighbors

Dutch Moroccan gets 8 months for fake bomb at kosher eatery

46-year-old Hassan N. gets eight months in prison for planting fake bomb at entrance to kosher restaurant in the Netherlands.

Dutch Moroccan gets 8 months for fake bomb at kosher eatery

Campaign journalism, or how to hide Palestinian Arab atrocities

Two things are not allowed in the Dutch  mainstream media: Don't touch the Palestinian Arabs and don't criticize the media. Op-ed.

Campaign journalism, or how to hide Palestinian Arab atrocities

Netherlands suspends aid to group that employed PA terrorists

Dutch government freezing aid to PA group which used subsidies to pay salaries to two terrorists involved in deadly bombing attack.

Netherlands suspends aid to group that employed PA terrorists

Syrian vandalizes Amsterdam kosher restaurant again

Syrian who in 2017 broke into kosher restaurant in Amsterdam arrested again for smashing its windows while holding a lighter.

Syrian vandalizes Amsterdam kosher restaurant again

Dutch king says Jews felt ‘abandoned’ by his great-grandmother

The King of the Netherlands acknowledges that Dutch Jews felt 'abandoned' by his great-grandmother, Queen Wilhelmnia, during the Holocaust.

Dutch king says Jews felt ‘abandoned’ by his great-grandmother

Dutch city reverses promise to change 'Nazareth, Palestine' sign

Reversing a 2014 promise, Dutch city maintains street signs identifying Israeli cities as located in Palestine.

Dutch city reverses promise to change 'Nazareth, Palestine' sign

Dutch court rejects war crimes charges against Benny Gantz

District court in The Netherlands rejects petition to try Israeli MK and former IDF chief of staff on war crimes charges.

Dutch court rejects war crimes charges against Benny Gantz

Dutch PM apologizes for treatment of Jews during the Holocaust

Prime Minister of The Netherlands apologizes for his country's having 'failed' Jews during the Holocaust.'

Dutch PM apologizes for treatment of Jews during the Holocaust

Suspected bomb placed outside Amsterdam kosher eatery

Possible makeshift bomb left outside of kosher restaurant in Amsterdam.

Suspected bomb placed outside Amsterdam kosher eatery

Germany gives $4.4 million to Dutch Holocaust museum

German government pledges nearly $4.5 million to renovate Dutch national Holocaust museum.

Germany gives $4.4 million to Dutch Holocaust museum

Dutch lawmaker revives Mohammad caricature contest

Geert Wilders revives plan to hold a contest for cartoons caricaturing the Prophet Mohammad, which was canceled last year over threats.

Dutch lawmaker revives Mohammad caricature contest

Dutch lawmaker: Expel ICC prosecutor

Anti-Muslim Dutch MP Geert Wilders says ICC prosecutor should be declared persona non grata over decision to investigate Israel.

Dutch lawmaker: Expel ICC prosecutor

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.

Holland opposes labeling of 'settlement' products

Firecracker explodes in Dutch-Jewish family’s home

Eighth anti-Semitic incident against Dutch-Jewish family reported, after firecracker thrown through kitchen window.

Firecracker explodes in Dutch-Jewish family’s home

Dutch Christians donate Europe’s largest menorah to Sderot

Dutch Zionists send giant Hannukah menorah to rocket-battered city of Sderot in southern Israel.

Dutch Christians donate Europe’s largest menorah to Sderot

Neo-Nazis to demonstrate outside Israeli Embassy in The Hague

Dutch city it has no grounds to ban neo-Nazi group's planned demonstration outside the Israeli Embassy.

Neo-Nazis to demonstrate outside Israeli Embassy in The Hague

Can the Dutch ban on burqas in public areas be enforced?

Dutch police forces have stated that enforcing the ban, which goes into effect on Thursday, is not their priority.

Can the Dutch ban on burqas in public areas be enforced?

Bid to bar Holocaust memorial at Amsterdam Jewish quarter denied

Dutch court rejects residents' petition looking to prevent construction of Holocaust memorial in former Jewish quarter of Amsterdam.

Bid to bar Holocaust memorial at Amsterdam Jewish quarter denied

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.

Anti-Israel protesters end rallies at Amsterdam’s WWII memorial

'Transfer all of the Palestinians to Jordan'

Right-wing Dutch lawmaker pushes alternative to Trump's Mideast peace plan, calling for transferring Arabs from Judea & Samaria to Jordan.

'Transfer all of the Palestinians to Jordan'

Dutch senator apologizes for comment on Jews and gas chambers

Dutch senator who said Jews “went like lambs to the gas chambers” during the Holocaust apologizes.

Dutch senator apologizes for comment on Jews and gas chambers

Dutch lawmaker says Jews 'went to gas chambers like meek lambs'

Right-wing Dutch senator says he was inspired to enlist in army after seeing Jews 'driven to gas chambers like meek lambs'.

Dutch lawmaker says Jews 'went to gas chambers like meek lambs'

'The guards placed at Jewish schools remind me of the camps'

Senior Dutch politicians meet with Dutch Jewish leadership to discuss anti-Semitism in the Netherlands.

'The guards placed at Jewish schools remind me of the camps'

Dutch party begins 2nd attempt to ban kosher slaughter

Defying opposition from constitutional court, Dutch party launches second bid to ban kosher and halal slaughter.

Dutch party begins 2nd attempt to ban kosher slaughter

Soccer fans beat Jew, sing about SS on Dutch liberation day

35-year-old Jewish man says assaulted by soccer fans singing about Nazi SS - on anniversary of Netherland's liberation from Nazis.

Soccer fans beat Jew, sing about SS on Dutch liberation day

Netherlands: F-16 makes emergency landing- after shooting itself

Dutch fighter jet forced to make emergency landing after being hit by its own machine gun fire.

Netherlands: F-16 makes emergency landing- after shooting itself

Matzah character is huge in Holland — and not just among Jews

'Max the Matzah' finds appeal in the Netherlands, even beyond country's 40,000 Jews.

Matzah character is huge in Holland — and not just among Jews

Pro-Israel Dutch party sends election winners Israeli wine

Dutch party which supports Israel uses bottles of Israeli wine to congratulate winners of local election - and defy calls for boycott.

Pro-Israel Dutch party sends election winners Israeli wine

Israeli woman raped in Netherlands recognized as terror victim

Woman raped by Arab in 2003 recognized by Defense Min. as terror victim, entitling her to rights and assistance from National Insurance.

Israeli woman raped in Netherlands recognized as terror victim

Anti-Semitic incidents on the rise in the Netherlands

Watchdog organization reports 19% increase in anti-Semitic incidents in the Netherlands last year.

Anti-Semitic incidents on the rise in the Netherlands