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Vertical farm produces kosher certified no-insect produce

The ultra-Orthodox Machzikei Hadas kashrut authority in Antwerp has approved herbs grown in a vertical farm in Holland as ready for use without washing or checking for insects.

Dutch gov't to appoint national coordinator on tackling antisemitism

The move was welcomed by leaders of leading Jewish communities and organizations in the Netherlands and Europe.

Antisemitism

Man arrested for painting swastika on Dutch mosque

Earlier in the weekend, swastikas were discovered on the facades of two synagogues in Utrecht. Police suspect that the man also painted those symbols.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
15/12/2020

Dutch government criticizes country’s Holocaust art restitution policy

The Dutch Restitution Committee’s chairman since 2016, Alfred Hammerstein, resigned last week. He declined to say why he was stepping down.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
09/12/2020

How Hanukkah returned to Amsterdam's Royal Concert Hall decades after WWII

A tradition that had been paused for 70 years after the Holocaust, its resumption is helping to unite and revitalize a dwindling and divided community with its glorious past.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
04/12/2020

Dutch Senate calls to affirm Jewish ties to Temple Mount

This is not the first time that lawmakers in The Hague called on their government to vote with Israel at the UN.

Dutch Protestant Church apologizes for not helping Jews in Holocaust

The comments were made ahead of the anniversary of Kristallnacht.

09/11/2020
Muslim demonstrators hold placards during a protest against the publication of cartoons

Dutch teacher in hiding after threatened for Islamic cartoon discussion

The cartoon, which won a national prize in 2015, shows a decapitated figure labelled "Charlie Hebdo" sticking its tongue out at a bearded man with a bloody sword.

By REUTERS
06/11/2020
King Victor Emanuel III, (R) Adolf Hitler (C) and Benito Mussolini (L)

Thieves steal rare Nazi uniforms, weapons from Dutch museums

The thieves were well prepared and appeared to have taken items ordered for private collections, she said.

By REUTERS
28/10/2020
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