The Jewish Woman Who Was the Liaison Between the Nazis and American Rescue Groups

In 1941, Gertrude van Tijn traveled to Lisbon in a last-ditch effort to save Europe’s Jews from annihilation. She was already too late.

Bob Filner Resigns; Swiss Poll on Jewish Power

Plus Israel strikes back at Lebanon, and more in the news

The Netherlands’ Jewish Mother

Beatrix abdicated so she could usher in a new era—of heads of state who have never experienced war

Kosher Rules

The Dutch parliament moved last week to prohibit the ritual slaughter of animals, putting the notoriously tolerant Netherlands on a path to ban a practice key to both Jewish and Muslim observance

Holland Bans Kosher, Halal Slaughter

Law arguably contradicts humane, moral considerations

Looking for Mokum

Part 2 of 3: A chilly visit to Amsterdam’s Portuguese Synagogue and an awkward one to Anne Frank’s Secret Annex

Go … Germany?

They take on Spain for the final Finals spot

Going Dutch

As World Cup semis begin, we have a new team

Which Squad You Should Root For

Now that the U.S. is gone from the World Cup

Daybreak: A Question of Dignity

A misguided Dutch group, peace through economics, and more in the news

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