News from Communities The Netherlands

The Netherlands

Dutch rail says it will compensate for transporting Jews to Nazi death camps

The Dutch national railways company will for the first time pay individual compensation to relatives of Jews deported to German death camps during World War II, the country’s rail provider announced.

Dutch House of Representatives votes in favour of IHRA definition

A majority of the Dutch House of Representatives has voted in favour of a motion asking the government to support the adoption of the IHRA working definition of antisemitism.

Forty-three per cent of Dutch Jews say they hide their ethnic identity

Nearly half of 557 respondents in a survey of Dutch Jews said they were afraid of identifying as such in public.

Dutch king visits renewed Anne Frank House

Dutch King Willem-Alexander visited the Anne Frank House museum after a two-year reboot to give the building a new entrance hall and redesigned exhibition spaces.

Dutch prosecutors: Stabber arrested by police was seeking Jews and Christians

A Syrian asylum seeker shot by police officers in The Hague after stabbing three people was looking for Jewish or Christian victims, prosecutors said.

Dutch officials probe “Free Palestine” rally at Nazi victim monument

Members of Netherlands’ ruling party have appealed to the municipal government of Amsterdam concerning antisemitic incitement allowed at a monument dedicated to victims of Nazi crimes.

Subscribe to EJC Newsletter