Amsterdam

The canals of central Amsterdam
Dutch city keeps signs identifying Israeli cities as located in Palestine

In 2014, the city had agreed to change street signs

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
10/02/2020
View of the entrance of the Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands November 21, 2018. Pic
In first, Dutch prime minister apologizes for country's role in Holocaust

Mark Rutte apologized for how his kingdom’s wartime government failed its Jews, a first by a sitting prime minister.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
27/01/2020
In Amsterdam, the world’s priciest menorah gets a new life

A 266-year-old menorah valued at over half a million dollars, was put back on display at the museum following the restoration of its wooden base

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
28/12/2019
Amsterdam
Stabber of Jews in Amsterdam says he forgot why he assaulted them

During the first hearing in the case, the victims asked the judge to consider a religious or racist motive, which currently is not included in the incitement.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
15/09/2019
Amsterdam councilor dons yellow burka for Pride parade

The stunt was in response to a new law by the Dutch government that came into effect last week, which banned the wearing of face-covering garments such as a burka or niqab in public institutions.

View of a room inside the Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 21, 2018.
75 years later, hunt continues for informant who betrayed Anne Frank

One researcher holds that there's a possibility that there was no informant. The Franks and their friends may have been found by accident, during a search concerning fraudulent ration coupons.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
05/08/2019
Photos of Anne Frank are seen at Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 21, 201
Anne Frank was found in the attic by the Nazis 75 years ago

Anne Frank and her family were deported to Auschwitz on September 3, 1944.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
05/08/2019
Amsterdam
Amsterdam is keeping a Kandinsky whose Jewish owners were forced to sell

The family of Irma Klein got restitution officials to recognize that the Nazi occupation forced her to sell the painting, but they also determined that it should not be returned.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
19/07/2019
The canals of central Amsterdam
Amsterdam celebrity tour guide advises left parties to kick out some Jews

Tervoort made his tweet based on 'what’s going on with British Labour,' he wrote.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
18/07/2019
Anne Frank in 1940
Hundreds mark 90th birthday of Anne Frank in Frankfurt

“She was like one of the relatives and friends I lost, kids killed by the Hungarian Nazi Arrow Cross,” Heller said. “Her story belonged to all of us.”

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
14/06/2019
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