Netherlands


Leading Dutch Politician Backs Israel Against Obama

A leading candidate for the next prime minister of the Netherlands came out in support of Israel and against the Obama administration’s abstention in last week’s Security Council vote condemning…

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Antique Dutch Menorah Sells for Over 400K

A 270-year-old Dutch menorah was sold for over $400,000 at auction in the Netherlands last week. Jewish Telegraphic Agency, citing Dutch media outlets Omroep West and NOS, reports that the…

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Netanyahu Heads for The Hague

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu leaves for a two-day visit to The Hague, Netherlands on Tuesday. Netanyahu is slated to meet with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and discuss with him…

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Dutch Police Arrest Terror Suspect at France’s Request

Dutch anti-terrorism police on Sunday arrested a 32-year-old man in Rotterdam on suspicion of preparing an attack on France, national prosecutors said. “French authorities on Friday requested the arrest of…

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Striking Port Workers Return to Work

Israeli port workers decided to comply with a Labor Court return-to-work order, backing down from a defiant stance after the Histadrut intervened on Thursday. The wildcat strike at the Haifa…

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Heavy Winds Sweep Europe, Knock People to Their Knees

Heavy winds swept across Britain, Germany and the Netherlands on Tuesday, killing one man, knocking other pedestrians to their knees and forcing numerous flight and train delays and cancelations. German…

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Test Trial to Use Computer Servers to Heat Homes

An energy company is joining forces with a tech startup to harness computing power to heat homes in the Netherlands. Eneco, a Dutch-based energy company with more than 2 million…

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