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  • Dutch Jewish group decries honoring of soldier who fought for Hitler

    April 13, 2015 | 9:51 am

    Dutch Jews protested the commemoration of a soldier who fought for Adolf Hitler on a monument bearing names of Holocaust victims.

    The Federative Jewish Netherlands, or FJN, called the inclusion of the soldier’s name to the monument in the town of Geffen, located 60 miles...

  • European Parliament members urged not to visit Iran

    October 18, 2012 | 9:25 am

    Jewish and non-Jewish organizations urged the European Parliament to cancel a planned visit to Iran by some of its lawmakers.

    B’nai B’rith International President Allan Jacobs said the visit by 15 of the parliament’s lawmakers on Oct. 27 would be “counterproductive” to efforts to...

  • Dutch businessman riles neighbors with new plan for ‘Holocaust-themed’ gate

    September 27, 2012 | 10:01 am

    Neighbors of a Dutch businessman are threatening to sue him if he erects a gate that they say has a Nazi theme.

    The television station RTV last week showed footage of the foundation for the gate at the estate of Jack Bakker, a businessman and art collector, and his lawyer...

  • Anti-Semitic incidents drop in Netherlands, report finds

    June 18, 2012 | 12:03 pm

    Anti-Semitic incidents recorded in the Netherlands dropped by nine percent this year, according to the annual monitor report by the country’s watchdog on anti-Semitism.

    The Center for Information and Documentation on Israel, or CIDI, attributed the overall drop in recorded...