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Dutch football fans arrested for saying “Jews burn best”

Dutch police arrested five supporters of the Feyenoord team for allegedly singing an increasingly popular chant about burning Jews at a match.

Dutch pensions group removes Israeli banks from blacklist

PGGM, a major Dutch pensions group has reversed its 2014 blacklisting of Israeli banks.

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.

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