The Netherlands

Dutch health ministry says mohels are breaking the law

Some of the Netherlands’ most frequently used circumcisers of Jewish infant boys are breaking the law, the Dutch Health Ministry said.

Dutch animal party begins second effort to ban religious slaughter for meat

Despite opposition by the Dutch constitutional court, the animal party (PvdD) has filed its second bill seeking a ban on the slaughter of animals without stunning.

Jewish man assailed by Dutch football fans praising Nazis

A Jewish man, was verbally and physically assaulted on a national holiday known as Liberation Day, by a group of 50 men as police stood by.

Cartoon matzah character a flat-out success in the Netherlands

In the Netherlands, where matzah for many non-Jews is a household item year-round, "Max Matzah" became an unlikely hit with the general population

EJC Executive Member meets UN Rapporteur on freedom of religion

EJC Executive member Ruben Vis presented UN Special High Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion Dr. Ahmed Shaheed with the first copy of his essay on state neutrality in relation to religion.

Dutch BDS supporter triggers Israeli wine shopping craze

A tweet by a BDS supporter, meant to protest the sale of Israeli wine, prompted supporters of Israel to mount a social media reaction so successful that the wines sold out.

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