Jews

Eerste Kamer, the Dutch Senate
Jun 8 '19 14:09

The Jewish people put up "very little resistance" in World War Two, exacerbating the Holocaust, said Toine Beukering in an interview with the Telegraaf. The 60-year-old former brigadier general has never served in politics, but has been put forward by far right wing nationalist party Forum voor Democratie as a candidate to lead the Dutch senate.

190star_of_david
Feb 27 '17 15:50

The municipality of The Hague put 2.6 million euros aside to compensate the relatives of Jewish residents of the city who were "immorally treated" by the city between 1940 and 1955, ANP reports.

Gavel
Dec 15 '16 10:06

Four members of nationalist party NVU are appearing in court on Thursday. According to the Public Prosecutor, they insulted Jews while demonstrating in Amsterdam on March 12th of this year, Het Parool reports. 

Amsterdam City Hall
May 16 '16 08:24

The municipality of Amsterdam is making 10 million euros available to the Jewish community as compensation for ground leases they had to pay upon returning to Amsterdam following the Second World War, the municipality announced on Sunday.

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Apr 11 '16 14:45

The Protestant Church in the Netherlands on Monday officially condemned the antisemitic statements made by Martin Luther. This is the first time the church does so.

Torah_Reading_Sephardic_custom
Mar 31 '16 11:57

Ukrainian chief rabbi Yaakov Dov Bleich wants a Dutch Christian group to stop pressuring Jewish people in the Ukraine to move to Israel, he said to newspaper Trouw following a documentary on the group. The documentary "Breng de Joden Thuis" aired Tuesday.

Asterdorp_Amsterdam
Feb 18 '16 15:00

The Amsterdam Housing agency increased the rents in the ghettos Asterdorp and Transvaalbuurt with 25 to 30 percent when Jews were forced to move there during World War II. The Housing agency likely never gave the 10 guilders deposit charged back to the Jews who lived in the ghettos, but did declare the expenses for housing the Jews three times, according to the Book Asterdorp

Dec 8 '15 14:30

Dutch rap recording artist Ismael Houllich, better known as “Ismo,” was acquitted of a charge brought against him regarding lyrics that may have maligned Jewish people and gay people. The Breda court ruled that two specific lines from the song, “Eenmans,” were not proven as insulting.

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Apr 13 '15 13:59

The names of Dutch Jews, Roma and Sinti will that were deported via camp Westerbork, will from now on always sound on the grounds of the camp. The names can be heard from an original train carriage that is believed to have been used for deportation during the war.

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Jan 21 '15 09:27

The meeting between Jews and Muslims in Amsterdam last night attracted so many visitors that they could barely fit in the library hall. Several hundred people gathered in the capital to reflect on the terrorist attacks in Paris. "Apparently we provided for a need", initiator Lody van de Kamp from the friendship circle Salaam-Shalom said about the high turnout.

Bevrijdingsvuur_Zwolle
Oct 7 '14 10:38

The National Committee for 4 and 5 May advocates for a different approach to Liberation day. They want to focus more on World War II.

Frans Timmermans
Aug 6 '14 10:10

Dutch Foreign Affairs Minister Timmermans has called on Dutch demonstrators against the Gaza conflict not to "fall into the trap of radicals" by persecuting one another based on religion.

Star of David
Aug 5 '14 08:46

The government is taking steps to tackle the growing incidents of discrimination in The Netherlands. In response to the number of anti-Semitic events that have occurred in the country recently, Prime Minister Mark Rutte, and Ministers Lodewijk Asscher and Ivo Opstelen spoke with representatives of various Jewish organizations in the Catshuis, the NOS reports.

Mein Kampf
Jun 20 '14 16:13

In the controversial case about the owner of the Totalitarian Art Gallery in Amsterdam, who kept and sold Adolf Hitler's autobiographical Nazi manifesto 'Mein Kampf', the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) has decided to prosecute Michiel van Eyck.

Israeli flag
Jun 11 '14 08:46

Dutch football association KNVB must pay a €1 million fine for every match in which the association neglects to counteract any incidents of anti-Semitic chants from fans. This has been demanded by the Foundation for the Fight against Anti-Semitism before the judge in Utrecht last Friday, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

BornHere
Mar 20 '14 14:03

The man has been the quarry of many news and social media rampages for the last week, and it's not over yet as the very nationals Geert Wilders seems to have something against are retaliating, with anger but also humor.

Jul 29 '13 08:42

150 Dutch teenagers visited Westerbork, a detention and transit camp in Hooghalen in honor of the Holocaust victims and to fight anti-Semitism in academic institutions.

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