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Dutch king: Jews felt ‘abandoned’ by my great-grandmother Wilhelmina

Liberation Day celebrations have been cancelled or moved online to comply with a ban on public gatherings during the coronavirus outbreak.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
05/05/2020
Israel, Dutch philharmonic orchestras to perform joint memorial concert

The performance will be available, at 1 p.m., on the Facebook pages and other digital platforms of both orchestras.

04/05/2020
A Nederlandse Spoorwegen train.
Dutch train employees sing ‘wholly inappropriate’ song about Jews

Nederlandse Spoorwegen, or NS, apologized on Sunday for the incident, which happened just after midnight aboard a train heading from Tilburg to Rotterdam.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
25/02/2020
Cyber hackers [illustrative]
Iranian hackers targeted Western universities - report

The hackers were attempting to steal academic literature and course material to use in Iranian schools

By REUTERS
14/02/2020
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
Dutch resistance hero wants to give Jewish fighters overdue recognition

Though Selma van de Perre is Jewish, the resistance had given her a false identity. Passing for Aryan was the only thing that kept her from the gas chamber.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
18/01/2020
Going Dutch at Jacob ladder
Going Dutch at Jacob’s Ladder

“We were living in the US, and I was pursuing the singer/songwriter path, and Craig was in a Celtic punk band out of Chicago,” explains Holland.

29/11/2019
People wave European union flags
Dutch parliament says EU labeling policy on Israel is ‘discriminatory’

Some 82 lawmakers out of 150 voted in favor of the motion and 68 voted against, according to Joods.nl.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
21/11/2019
Dutch radio show airs caller’s 4-minute rant about Jews

The broadcaster responsible for producing the show said in a statement: “This listener should absolutely not have received the opportunity to express anti-Semitic sentiments."

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
26/09/2019
Warning sign near secret Area 51 base in Nevada.
Dutch YouTubers arrested trying to enter Area 51

The two men told police that they had seen the signs on the highway warning that this was a restricted area, but they nonetheless wanted to look at the facility.

13/09/2019
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