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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA

Twenty years on, El Al crash in Amsterdam still spawns conspiracy theories

AMSTERDAM — Chemical weapons, nuclear debris and Mossad agents in biohazard suits all have played prominent roles in the dozens of conspiracy theories surrounding the...

In Dutch translation of Talmud, one man’s unique revenge against the Nazis

LEEUWARDEN, Netherlands — When Jacob Nathan de Leeuwe found himself returning nearly two decades ago from his home in a suburb of Amsterdam to this isolated idyll he...

Bris breeds Danish anti-Semitism

COPENHAGEN — Untrained rabbis mutilating hysterical babies while black-clad men stand around praying: The description of a Jewish circumcision in the mainstream Danish...

Fifty years later, Eichmann’s prosecutor faces lost childhood

AMSTERDAM — Gabriel Bach knew he was Jewish and that the Nazis were a serious threat, but at 13, leaving his new school and home in Amsterdam proved heart-wrenching....

Countries work on monitoring hate

BRUSSELS — Jihadist websites eat up a fair share of Bart Olmer’s workday. He even has passwords to some closed hate forums. “Reading hate speech is part of the job,”...