Dutch

Three Dutch commandos shot outside of Indianapolis hotel

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, two of the victims are listed in critical condition, and the third victim is listed in stable condition.

Dutch city renames square named for mayor who betrayed Jews to Nazis

In 2020, a local historian discovered that Jetze Tjalma, who had been mayor of Hoogeveen for 30 years until 1958, was the first mayor in Nazi-occupied Netherlands to hand over a list of local Jews.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
16/08/2022

Hidden Van Gogh self-portrait found behind painting in Scotland

National Galleries of Scotland discovered a hidden Vincent Van Gogh portrait after preparing for an upcoming exhibition.

By REUTERS
14/07/2022

Costco promotes controversial Anne Frank book after its suspension

Costco’s promotion of the book is “continuing the trend of Americans wanting less to directly talk about the Holocaust and more to talk near it,” tweeted author Maris Kreizman.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
10/02/2022

New Dutch government sworn in 10 months after last election

The new Dutch government has been sworn in and promises generous spending on sustainable energy, housing, childcare and education, but will first have to deal with the coronavirus crisis.

By REUTERS
10/01/2022
Amsterdam

Dutch rabbi resigns after comparing COVID measures and Nazism

Tamarah Benima, 71, left the Dutch Union for Progressive Judaism on Nov. 9, the rabbinical council wrote in a statement.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
13/11/2021

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

Yair, Yael, and Netanya are some of the names of Joop van Ooijen's grandchildren. They're all names favored by the Israeli middle class. But neither the Van Ooijens nor their 16 children are Jewish.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
22/09/2021

Grand Prix: Motor racing-Verstappen wins for the Netherlands

Max Verstappen won his home Dutch Grand Prix for Red Bull on Sunday and took the Formula One championship lead in front of a roaring, dancing army of fans.

By REUTERS
05/09/2021

18 Orthodox Jewish girls pulled off flight in dispute over COVID protocol

Dutch police at Amsterdam’s removed 18 Orthodox Jewish girls from a Delta-KLM flight bound for New York on Friday allegedly because they failed to comply with COVID-19 measures.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
07/08/2021
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