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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Dutch Parliament.

Israeli-Dutch Jew leads new progressive party into Dutch parliament

Israeli- Dutch Jew Itay Garmy ran the campaign for a new progressive political party, Volt, which won three seats in this week’s national election.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
19/03/2021
Peter van Wees opens the door so John Moritz can exit the quick breath analyzer cabin that tests for

Scream, not swab: Did a Dutch inventor just discover a new COVID test?

Instead of unpleasant nasal swab tests, Peter van Wees asks participants to step into an air locked cabin and to scream, or sing.

By REUTERS
04/03/2021

Lockdown lifted: Israel Museum reopens featuring Dutch art exhibit

After a long string of lockdowns, the beloved cultural institution has reopened. What's on show?

03/03/2021
A Jewish man who identified himself as Andrew protests the oppression of China's Uighurs outside the

Dutch parliament: China's treatment of Uighurs is genocide

China in response denies any human rights abuses in Xinjiang and says its camps provide vocational training and are needed to fight extremism.

By REUTERS
26/02/2021
Nazi defendants (left to right, front row) Hermann Goring, Rudolf Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop and W

Dutch right-wing politician calls Nuremberg trials ‘illegitimate’

Political rivals and CIDI, Dutch Jewry’s watchdog on antisemitism, said Baudet’s remark was “shocking.”

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
25/02/2021

‘Jew cookies,’ a Dutch dessert staple, are getting a new name

The name change comes at a time when companies the world over are assessing their product lines to ensure that they are culturally appropriate — a reckoning that is hitting the food world hard.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
23/02/2021
National Holocaust Museum Amsterdam 2016

Speaker for Dutch Holocaust memorial after uproar over antisemitic comment

"I didn’t mean it," Benali said. "I distance myself from those remarks, they weren’t meant literally. I also have Jewish friends and interview Jewish authors.”

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
23/01/2021

Author accused of antisemitism set to be Holocaust memorial speaker

The national commemoration committee of the Netherlands named as its keynote speaker a Muslim author who has called Gaza a “ghetto” and is accused of making anti-Semitic statements about Dutch Jews.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
20/01/2021
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
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