THE HAGUE, Netherlands (JTA) — Hundreds of Christians and Jews gathered outside the seat of the U.N. international court for a Hanukkah event that they said was also a protest against anti-Israel bias. The lighting of Hanukkah candles Wednesday on a 36-foot menorah outside the Hague’s Peace Palace, which houses the International Court of Justice, was the…
Dozens of people chanted anti-Semitic slogans during riots that broke out in a predominantly-Muslim neighborhood of The Hague over the slaying of a suspect by police.
The Palestinians hope to join the International Criminal Court. But J.J. Goldberg explains it won’t be easy to put Israel on trial — especially for the ‘crimes’ you might think.
For the tour guides that lead visitors through the Van Ostade Housing Project, Fabrice Schomberg’s sukkah is one of the few signs of the neighborhood’s Jewish roots.
Dutch police advised a municipality to forbid the erection of a sukkah out of concerns that it would be vandalized, a Jewish resident said.
J.J. Goldberg helps break down the vexing complications introduced into the triangular Jerusalem-Cairo-Gaza relationship by political turmoil in all three places.
On a cold winter night in 2008, Wim Kortenoeven was startled by the crackling of a large fire raging near his home on the edge of this city’s last remaining Jewish enclave.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called in a speech Tuesday for the Arab League to appeal to the UN and to the international community in an attempt to “stop Israel’s settlement policy in the West Bank, with an emphasis on East Jerusalem.”