NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

The Netherlands

Dutch anti-coronavirus restriction protesters shout “Heil Hitler”

A group of demonstrators in the Dutch city of Den Bosch protesting against coronavirus restrictions began shouting "Heil Hitler" throughout the streets.

Dutch TV channel adds antisemitic chants to football match soundtrack

A TV station in the Netherlands added antisemitic chants to simulate audience sounds during the broadcast of a football game.

Dutch city of Haarlem withdraws honour from rapper who downplayed the Holocaust

Rapper Darryl Danchelo Osenga will no longer become the official poet of Haarlem, a city in the Netherlands, after his past comments dismissing the severity of the Holocaust caused a firestorm.

Friend of Anne Frank lays first stone at new Dutch Holocaust memorial

A friend of World War II Jewish diarist Anne Frank laid the first stone at a new memorial under construction in Amsterdam to honor all Dutch victims of the Holocaust.

Groningen Synagogue to revamp exhibition to showcase digital storytelling

Work is under way to revamp the permanent exhibition in the synagogue in Groningen and also to renovate some of the building’s infrastructure.

Amsterdam Jewish schools lose city’s subsidy because parental donations

The two Jewish elementary schools in Amsterdam have lost their municipal subsidies because they received parent contributions, including for security costs.

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