The Netherlands

Dutch diplomat honoured for saving Jews in Lithuania during the Shoah

Jan Zwartendijk who headed Philips in Kaunas in Lithuania and was acting consul there, helped thousands to escape to the Dutch Antilles and Suriname, which were not occupied by the Germans.

Dutch museum displays ‘plundered art,’ including items Nazis looted from Jews

Visitors can see the self-portrait of Rembrandt that was one of thousands of pieces of art Adolf Hitler stole from Jewish families and hid in a huge salt mine in Austria.

Suspect in Anne Frank House antisemitism incident handed over to Dutch authorities

German authorities extradited a 41-year-old man suspected of projecting antisemitic slogans onto the Anne Frank House to the Netherlands.

Dutch Jewish resistance hero’s body identified 80 years after execution by Nazis

"Seen as the leader of a resistance group, Luza was accused of distributing an illegal underground newspaper and calling on people to commit sabotage," the Dutch Defense Ministry said in a statement.

Holocaust denial to become a specific crime in the Netherlands

Netherlands Justice minister Dilan Yeşilgöz said "denying this sort of gruesome crime (the Holocaust) has unfortunately become the order of the day.”

Jewish students at Dutch universities declare they feel unsafe on campus

Jewish Students have reported experiencing an increase in anti-Israel sentiment, leading to a feeling of discomfort and insecurity.

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