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After fans chant antisemitic slogans, Dutch chief rabbi to hold town hall

The crowd chanted "Hamas, Hamas, Jews to the gas," before the match against the Ajax.

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
Maurice de Hond depicted as a puppet master in the Volkskrant newspaper in the Netherlands on April

Dutch daily apologizes for drawing Jewish pollster as a puppet master

The caricature depicted a leering Maurice de Hond holding a set of marionette strings. The editor in chief said it recall[s] too many memories of anti-Semitic caricatures of the Nazi period."

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
20/04/2021
Christ and the Samaritan Woman by  Bernardo Strozzi (1581–1644), dated to the first half of 17th cen

Dutch museum pays thousands to compensate for looted Nazi art

The descendants of Richard Semmel's family friends were granted 200,000 euros by the Museum de Fundatie in Zwolle in the Netherlands, where the previously-owned painting currently sits.

Geert Wilders

Likud sends support to anti-Islam Wilders while courting Islamists at home

Wilders tweeted his thanks in Hebrew and English response, and said he would like to visit Israel later this year.

Netherlands antisemitism tally drops by 25% due to COVID-19 lockdowns

CIDI praised the government for its appointment in March of Eddo Verdoner, president of the Central Jewish Board, as the national pointman for fighting antisemitism.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
15/04/2021
A church in Middlesboro, Kentucky, prays to a Star of David in a still from Maya Zinshtein's documen

Dutch philosopher calls Diaspora ‘blessing’, prevented Jews to have power

Hans Achterhuis, the first recipient of the prestigious and royally recognized title of “thinker of the Fatherland,” made the remarks in an interview on the role of religion in the modern state.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
10/04/2021
Matzot Yehuda matzah factory in Jerusalem, 2019.

Dutch matzah factory gives away Passover product to 35,000 schoolkids

Each student was allotted two pieces — some 70,000 matzahs.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
03/04/2021
Femke Halsema, mayor of Amsterdam

Amsterdam mayor accuses Netanyahu of hurting fight against antisemitism

“You are allowed to criticize the policy of the Netherlands. People should also be allowed to criticize the policy of the state of Israel.”

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
18/03/2021

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
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