NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

The Netherlands

Dutch little league football coach allegedly called Jewish player “cancer Jew”

A Dutch football coach was accused of calling an 11-year-old Jewish player “cancer Jew” during practice and harassing him over his religion.

Dutch Railways apologise after conductors perform antisemitic songs over train PA system

Dutch Railways have been forced to apologise after employees sang a “wholly inappropriate” antisemitic football chant over an inter-city train’s PA system.

Dutch group notes rise in antisemitism

The number of reports of antisemitism registered by the Netherlands Jewish organisation Cidi rose 35% last year to a record 182.

Dutch city keeps signs identifying Israeli cities as located in Palestine

The Dutch city of Eindhoven, which in 2014 agreed to change street signs identifying Israeli cities as Palestinian postponed the correction indefinitely.

Jewish graves daubed in Dordrecht

Two graves were seriously daubed with antisemitic slogans in the Jewish cemetery in Dordrecht.

Dutch court throws out case against Benny Gantz

A Dutch district court threw out a case alleging war crimes against former Israeli Armed Forces chief Benny Gantz brought by a Dutch Palestinian who lost six relatives in an Israeli air strike on Gaza in 2014, saying it did not have jurisdiction.

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