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The Netherlands

Dutch king unveils new memorial with names of all Dutch Holocaust victims

King Willem-Alexander officially unveiled a new memorial in the heart of Amsterdam’s historic Jewish Quarter honoring more than 102,000 Dutch victims of the Holocaust.

Dutch Jewish organisations: Stop comparing the Holocaust to Covid-19

Leading Jewish organisations in the Netherlands have called upon political leaders to speak out forcefully against comparisons between Covid-19 and the Holocaust.

Men dressed as Nazis apologize for mock arrest at Dutch COVID protest

Several men dressed like Nazis were seen pretending to arrest a man wearing a yellow star as part of a rally against COVID-19 measures in the Netherlands.

Jewish organisations file complaint over Nazi memorabilia sold at military fair

The Central Jewish Consultation (CJO) and the Centrum for Information and Documentation Israel (CIDI) have filed a complaint against a man for organising a fair where Nazi memorabilia was sold.

Amsterdam to return Kandinsky painting to Jewish family following public outcry

Following an international outcry, Amsterdam said its city-owned museum should return a Wassily Kandinsky painting that it had acquired from a Jewish family that was under duress during the Holocaust.

Dutch Soccer Player Steven Berghuis Targeted by Lurid Antisemitic Mural After Signing for Club Ajax

A top Dutch soccer player who announced that he had signed for a top-flight team associated by some fans with the Jewish community has been targeted by a lurid, Nazi-style wall mural.

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