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  • Near Dutch ‘Sharia triangle,’ a small Jewish enclave endures

    May 30, 2013 | 9:14 am

    On a cold winter night in 2008, Wim Kortenoeven was startled by the crackling of a large fire raging near his home on the edge of this city’s last remaining Jewish enclave.

    Rushing from his apartment, Kortenoeven walked 70 yards and crossed the line separating his Jewish-owned...

  • Dutch lawmaker resigns over party’s stand on banning ritual slaughter

    July 9, 2012 | 10:31 am

    Dutch lawmaker Wim Kortenoeven resigned from his party in protest of its support for banning ritual slaughter, among other issues.

    Kortenoeven announced his resignation from the Party for Freedom at a news conference last week in The Hague. Founded in 2005 by Geert Wilders, the...