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The Netherlands

Extra security deployed during the laying of stumbling stones in Bussum and Naarden

According to the Struikelstenen Gooise Meren Foundation, the security measures are necessary due to growing antisemitism and the war between Israel and Hamas.

Suspect arrested for antisemitic attack on Utrecht rabbi

“There is no place in Utrecht for hatred because of who someone is or believes,” said the city council.

Dutch Prime Minister: ‘We must tackle antisemitism collectively as a society’

"I am deeply concerned that individuals of Jewish background are currently being harassed because of their heritage and the situation in Israel," said Mark Rutte.

13 Dutch political parties made a joint statement against antisemitism

They call on all Dutch people to join them and speak up against Jew hatred “because when Jews in our country are not safe we all must stand up”.

Object on fire thrown at Israeli embassy in The Hague

The Israeli embassy called on Dutch police to step up security efforts. “We trust that the authorities will take all possible measures to prevent such attacks.”

Pro-Palestinian protesters target Dutch Holocaust museum opening ceremony attended by Israeli president

Before Germany’s occupation, some 140,000 Jews called the Netherlands home. More than three-quarters of Dutch Jews were murdered in the Holocaust.

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