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  • Abbas: I’m not asking for ‘right of return’ for Palestinians

    October 30, 2015 | 9:08 am

    Adopting a moderate tone, Mahmoud Abbas assured Dutch Jews that he neither intends to abandon the Oslo Accords nor insist on the absorption of millions of Palestinians into Israel.

    “We never said we were going to cancel the Oslo Accords,” Abbas said Friday during a meeting...

  • Some fear refugee center planned for Amsterdam’s Jewish heart

    October 27, 2015 | 11:18 am

    In Buitenveldert, a quiet residential area of the Dutch capital, special forces soldiers are watching over a Jewish school from inside unmarked cars.

    About half of the Netherlands’ 40,000 Jews live here and in the adjacent suburb of Amstelveen, the only areas of the country with...

  • Florys Story

    By Lori Schneide

    April 8, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    In the living room of her Newport Beach home, Flory Van Beek reaches up to a shelf and takes down a plain-white book the size of an encyclopedia and engraved with a Star of David. "This was published by the Dutch government," she says. "It has the names of the almost 140,000 Dutch...