Holland

Google honors the life of Anne Frank with diary doodles

The Google doodles launched in over 25 countries, including the United States, Germany and the UK.

The legacy of Holland's Jewish cantorial music

This year's Hanukkah concert would have been performed in the storied Main Hall of the Royal Concertgebouw, but it will be streamed online due to COVID restrictions.

Dutch Reform rabbi says COVID-19 policies remind her of Nazi Germany

Tamarah Benima, an outspoken 71-year-old Reform rabbi from Amsterdam, made the comparison on Thursday in a speech in the northern Dutch city of Leeuwarden.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
30/10/2021

Israelis to celebrate Rosh Hashanah without new restrictions

Hebrew U: Serious cases to drop under 500 within next week or two

Antisemitic mural appears after Dutch soccer star joins ‘Jewish’ team Ajax

The mural contained the text "Jews always run away."

By ASAF SHALEV / JTA
30/07/2021

Yad Vashem installs synagogue stained glass window that survived Holocaust

The stained glass that once hung in a synagogue in Holland now hang in Yad Vashem's synagogue as a reminder of the once-thriving Jewish community.

Museum opens at one of Holland’s most infamous Nazi camps

National Monument Camp Amersfoort is a large, underground and dark space dominated by the portraits and personal stories of about 47,000 people who were imprisoned at the facility.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
23/04/2021
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

The Dutch February Strike: The organized civilian protest against the Nazis

On Feb. 25, 1941, at least 100,000 Dutchmen stopped working to protest the Nazis’ persecution of Jews, bringing the economy to a halt for days.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
26/02/2021

Amsterdam museum's 'Haman as Hitler' Purim dolls have a storied tradition

The puppets would often get burned, “but in Europe this led to hostility from non-Jews who thought the Jews were burning effigies of Christians, so it stopped [there],” historian Yuval Malachi said.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
26/02/2021
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