01 Mar Antisemitism? In the Netherlands too
Michael Jacobs’ weekly protests against antisemitism at the National monument on the Dam-square (Amsterdam).
Not only several Dutch, but also European politicians recognize the seriousness of the situation. Although many people still seem to find it’s hard to recognize and don’t understand its implications: the beast is back.
‘Stop the hatred of Israel and the Israelites’, says Michaël Jacobs, and with this heavy charge the connection with the many centuries of antisemitism is clear. But what sounds clear, and is actually true, does not automatically mean listening, hearing and actions taken.
If you speak Dutch, watch the verbal clash during the public consultation hour of the Amsterdam City Council, on 28 February: