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Many Dutch Jews can trace their roots back to the time of the Inquisition. The contemporary  Dutch Jewry begins at the end of the 16th century. Others may be able to find ancestors who came from other Eastern European countries.  In any case, their is a very active Jewish community and is continually building up their resources. General birth, marriage and death records, in Holland, do go back to the 1500s. Jews were granted freedom of worship early in the 17th century and were able to practice Judaism openly. 

Prior to WW II, there were approximately 140,000 Jews living in the Netherlands, but by war's end, over 100,000 Dutch Jews had been murdered ... most by the Nazis ... but some by Dutch collaborators.  Seventy five percent of Dutch Jews perished during the Holocaust, the highest percentage in any country in Nazi-occupied Europe, except for Poland  Among the 18,000 Righteous Gentiles officially recognized by Yad Vashem, 4,000 are Dutch, by far the largest national contingent in Europe. Today the Dutch Jewish population numbers about 30,000 in a general population of almost 16,000,000.  The name "Netherlands" is derived from the Dutch word "neder" meaning "low".  The term Low Countries is used collectively for Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, a reference to the low-lying nature of the land

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Jews_in_the_Netherlands


 Books   
              

"The Coffee Trader"
A novel authored by David Liss and published by Random House.  A story about a Portuguese Jew who arrives in Amsterdam in 1659.  He goes to the Ma'amad (council), an organization of Portuguese Jews who teach him about Judaism.  Gives an insight into the life and time of a 'secret' Jew.


"History Of The Jews Of The Netherland Antilles" 
Authored by Isaac S. Emmanuel and Susan A. Emmanuel
http://www.bnvillage.co.uk/1386535-post9.html


Image and Impression: Rare Prints from the collection of the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America"

Sanctuary and synagogue: the experience of the Portuguese and Ashkenazic Jews in Amsterdam; visions of glory; engraved portraits of Jewish personalities in the 1600 to 1900s and much more.  Available from Dan Wyman Books,  dan@DANWYMANBOOKS.com 
ISBN: 0873340892


"In Memoriam" 
A story about 40 Jewish boys and girls who lived in a Kibbutz in Hummelo en Keppel in Holland during the years 1941-43 and their fate.  It tells the story about the deportation and murder of Jewish, Roma and Sinti children in the years 1942 - 1945 and lists names, dates of birth, place of residence and includes some photographs Published by the Archives of Amsterdam
ISBN 9012091785.  

A list of these names can be found at
http://www.jewishgen.org
and then click on the JewishGen archives link of 12/18/99 on page 7.

Another location for the "In Memoriam" book that lists the names, dates of birth and death and place of death of all of the Dutch Jews that were killed during the WW II is
http://www.isragen.org.il/siteFiles/1/212/4848.asp


"Trouwen In Mokum"
Two volumes that is organized by date and by bride, groom's parents' and witnesses' first and last names and towns of origins, plus a Sephardic section.  It is available through inter-library loan or for sale at the Municipal Archive of Amsterdam

 


General
Dutch Genealogy
Information


http://tinyurl.com/3qvpk4w

A valuable site to help find a person, maps, etc. then type in the name of any country you wish to research. This service is free
http://www.webhelp.com/home  
 

Global Gazetteer 
A great web site. It is a directory of  2,880,532 of the world's cities and towns, sorted by country and linked to a map for each town.  A tab separated list is available for each country. 
www.calle.com/world/
 

Open Street Maps
The crowd-sourced mapping project OpenStreetMap has amassed a million contributors since its inception in 2005 and, according to navigation app maker Skobbler, boasts greater accuracy in England, Russia and Germany than rivals such as Google Maps.  I tried the site and found an accurate drawing of my father's ancestral town Tal'ne, Ukraine.  Almost every country is available as is most towns
http://openstreetmap.org


I found some interesting information at a family web site:

History Spanjaard

Salomon Jacob Spanjaard, a young German Jew, lived in Zwolle (eastern part of the Netherlands) at the end of the 18th century. Zwolle -even more so than Amsterdam at that moment- was a city where Jews lived in relative freedom and were not being haunted. He originally came from Bodendorf near Remagen, close to the Rhine between  Bonn and  Koblenz. He was born  13 December 1783 as a son from  Dorothea Simons and Jacob. As many Jews at that time he tried to make a living as a merchant, selling form city to city. At one of his travels, while he probably was bearing his merchandise on his back, he passed Borne.  Somewhat outside that village lived David van Gelder, merchant in a variety of things, but mainly  furs, and Berendina Menko. In 1811 Salomon married their daughter Sara. A year later when everybody was forced to have a surname by the French regime, Salomon let himself be registered as Salomon Jacob Spanjaard. How he got to the name 'Spanjaard' is not known. A plausible theory is that ‘Spanjaard’ signifies a small, dark personality, possibly an offspring from the Spanish occupation some two centuries before. Because of a bad eye he was also known as ‘Sallie Eenoog’, 'Sally One eye'." This interesting site can be read in both Dutch and English.
www.berithsalom.nl  


Akevoth

Research of the family history and the family inheritance of Dutch Jewry. The aim of the foundation Akevoth is to collect, research and to save relevant data in order to publish the history of the Dutch-Jewish families and their heritage.  There are many internal links to Jewish Dutch sites
http://www.dutchjewry.org/default.html


Archives - State Archives - in The Hague

Archivenet is a search service for websites of archival services at home and abroad. Archivenet is maintained daily since 1995. You can choose between the main sections Netherlands, Flanders, and other world. The sections Netherlands and Flanders can search both on location and in province. The section is divided by continent world. In the section you will find links to other portal sites and websites of other institutions. If you can not find the setting you are looking for, the search screen might offer top of the screen outcome. Also alerts you Archivenet by messages in the right column, on new websites or parts thereof. You can also sign such messages
http://www.archief.nl 

http://home.hccnet.nl/p.molema/archief.htm

DIGITAL RONBEWERKI

NGE D B N N NETHERLANDS AND BELGIË
http://www.geneaknowhow.net/digi/bronnen.html

Gemeentelijke Archiefdienst Rotterdam (City)
Robert Fruinstraat 52
Postbox 25082
3001 HB Rotterdam
Phone: +31 10 4775166
http://www.gemeentearchief.rotterdam.nl/

Gemeentearchief Rotterdam
Hofdijk 651
3032 CG Rotterdam
http://www.gemeentearchief.rotterdam.nl/en

Municipal Archive of Amsterdam - according to an Email from Shoshannah van Amerongen of Amsterdam, this is a valuable resource for genealogical research and they specialize in helping people trace their Jewish roots.  The site is in Dutch language.  There is also a second site that Shoshannah mentions in which it gives more information about Jewish families in Amsterdam.

http://gemeentearchief.amsterdam.nl/

http://gemeentearchief.amsterdam.nl/archieven/index.nl.html

National Archive
http://en.nationaalarchief.nl/public-access

Rijksarchief In Zuid-Holland (Province)
Pr. Willem Alexanderhof 20
2509 LM 's Gravenhage
Telephone: +31 70 3315400
http://www.stamboomgids.nl/details/2011

http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rijksarchief_(Nederland)

http://www.van-staveren.net/cms/index.php?option=com_weblinks&view=category&id=38&Itemid=63


Ashkenazi Dutch Jews

Research and information on the immigrant Dutch Ashkenazi community in mid nineteenth century London including Downloads of Census extracts (Spitalfields) and library of relevant archival documents and quite a bit more developed by Aubrey Jacobus 
Email: 
zen28027@zen.co.uk
http://www.zen28027.zen.co.uk/


Black Dutch

Dutch and Belgian Jews were sometimes called Black Dutch in America because they spoke Dutch or Flemish and were darker than the other Dutch and Flemish. They had only recently moved to the Netherlands and Belgium (then Spanish Netherlands) from Iberia (Portugal and Spain). When Spain annexed Portugal for a while, many Portuguese Jews fled to Spanish Flanders to escape the Inquisition 
http://www.theotherside.co.uk/tm-heritage/background/flanders.htm   

for Flanders as part of Spanish Netherlands) Most, like the famous philosopher Baruch Spinoza, crossed into Protestant Netherlands for greater freedom of expression and religion for more on Spinoza
http://users.erols.com/jyselman/
 
  

These Sephardic Jews were, on the average, darker than the Ashkenazic Jews of northern Europe, so an explanation like Black Dutch suited them well.


Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People (CAHJP)

http://www.orthohelp.com/geneal/sefardim.htm


Cemeteries 

Gravestone of a Mohel (Ritual Circumciser), Amsterdam, Netherlands

Gravestone of a Mohel (Ritual Circumciser), Amsterdam, Netherlands

Ouderkerk aan de Amstel is located near Amsterdam.  A book is mentioned in ETSI.  The article can be found in the Winter issue of ETSI (Sephardi Genealogical and Historical Review of 1999)

http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/netherlands/amsterdam-ouderkerk.html

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/netherlands.html

http://jewishgraveyardrabbit.blogspot.com/


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewish_cemetery

Jewish cemeteries
Aalsdijk Jewish Cemetery in Buren, The Netherlands

Ouderkerk aan de Amstel
Beth Haim NL Cemetery (Portuguese-Jewish)
http://www.bethaim.com/

http://www.dutchjewry.org/portuguese_israelite_cemetery/about_portuguese_
israelite_cemetery.htm

Jewish cemetery at Kasteelwal in Buren, The Netherlands

Zwollerkerspel (Voorst) General Cemetery

http://dalyhistory.wordpress.com/category/world-war-two/

http://www.southafricawargraves.org/lists/netherlands.htm


Compensation for the post-war restoration of securities rights and the Puttkammer List in the
Netherlands

The Central Jewish Board in the Netherlands and the Israel Platform of former Dutchman in Israel have established a foundation to award war claims.  More information can be obtained by contacting: 
Stichting Individuele Effectenaanspraken Sjoa
Postbus 94200 (1C24)
1090 GE Amsterdam
The Netherlands
http://www.claimscon.org/index.asp?url=netherlands


Digital Resources in the Netherlands, including Passenger Lists

http://geneaknowhow.net/digi/resources.html


Dutch Database (in Dutch)

www.genlias.nl


Dutch Forced Labor

http://www.up.ac.za/dspace/handle/2263/4627 

There was a Jewish work camp Twilhaar, near Nijverdal in the province of Overijssel in the  Netherlands according to a posting by Alex Alferink on JewishGen.  The following web site about Twilhaar, is in Dutch but does have photos
http://www.kbcc.cuny.edu/kcclibrary/VJRC_Holocaust_files/VHRC_MENU_Web.htm

http://www.jhm.nl/culture-and-history/the-netherlands/overijssel/rijssen   


Dutch Jewish Genealogy

Dutch Jewish Genealogy Society Home Page
http://www.nljewgen.org/

http://www.nljewgen.org/eng/index.html

https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Netherlands_Jewish_Records

http://tinyurl.com/3vmnaaa

Dutch Jewish families from the regions of Salland, Twente and the Achterhhoek in the
provinces
of Gelderland and Overijssel
http://www.bnnch.net/


Dutch Jewish Genealogical Data Base

Links include Family Tree Collection; Inventory of Ashkenazi-Jewish Inhabitants of Amsterdam in the Eight Century; Links to Personal Home Pages with Genealogical information and more
http://www.nljewgen.org/

Dutch Jews who died in the Holocaust Searchable Database
http://www.jgsh.org/

The following page is in Dutch and includes links to:
Goor, Overijssel,
Ootmarsum, Overijsse
Tiel, Gelderland
Maastricht, Limburg
Steenwijk, Overijssel
Deurne, Noord-Brabant
Gorinchem, Zuid-Holland
Hellendoorn, Overijsse
Sleen, Drenthe
Oosterhesselen, Drenthe
Leens, Groningen
Raalte, Overijessel

http://www.stenenarchief.nl/

http://dutchjewry.huji.ac.il/


Dutch Jewry on the Internet

Center for Research on Dutch Jewry
Ben Zion Dinur Institute for Jewish History
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Givat Ram Campus
91904 Jerusalem
Israel

Tel: 00972 2 6584889
Fax: 6584506
Email dutchjew@cc.huji.ac.il 

http://atthebackofthehill.blogspot.com/2005/11/disappearing-dutch-jew.html 

Tracing Our Dutch Ancestors 
www.jgsgb.org.uk/

The Digital Monument to the Jewish Community in the Netherlands is an Internet monument dedicated to preserving the memory of all the men, women and children who were persecuted as Jews during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands and did not survive the Shoah
http://www.joodsmonument.nl/page/389903?lang=en


Dutch Telephone Phone Book Search Engine

Type in a name and you can find names and phone numbers in all of Holland. I even found a Margulis in Amsterdam complete with address and phone number.  The site is in Dutch, but it can easily be translated into English or understood without any translation 
http://www.nationaletelefoongids.nl/


Europages

Business 2 business company directory and business in Europe, yellow pages access, international and European business directory (professional services, addresses and business classifieds)
http://www.europages.com


Frank, Anne


http://www.annefrank.org.uk/node/14

Anne began her diary around her 13th birthday, shortly before she and her family went into hiding.  Her father, Otto Frank, published her diary after the way.

Who betrayed her to the Nazis?  According to a recent study,  Two theories suggest the betrayer of the teenager, whose diary has become a standard of Holocaust studies, was either a business associate of Frank's father or a cleaning woman.


Books   
              

"Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography"
Authored by Ernie Colon and Sid Jacobson  

Miep Gies and "The Diary of Anne Frank"
http://www.auschwitz.dk/Miepgies.htm

http://teacher.scholastic.com/frank/miep.htm

http://www.annefrank.org/


Genealogical Research in the Netherlands and Germany

http://www.oord.org


HAL Shipping Line

Many immigrants left Holland via this line and the line's records are available

Gemeentearchief Rotterdam
Hofdijk 651
3032 CG Rotterdam
http://www.gemeentearchief.rotterdam.nl/en

http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/lines/hollandam.html


Holocaust Victims at Sobibor Camp Database

http://www.snunit.k12.il/sachlav/dutch/maineng/search.html

http://snunit.k12.il/sachlav/dutch/maineng/search.html

http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/Holocaust/Sobibor.html

http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/Holocaust/Sobibortoc.html

Index on Birth Registers of Zwollerkerspel 1811 - 1912 
Online at The Municipal Archives of Zwolle 
http://carijansen.com/ancestry/links.html

http://www.geneaknowhow.net/digi/over-ei.html


The Israeli Circle for Dutch Genealogy of the Center for Research on Dutch Jewry 

Hebrew University in Jerusalem 

Email: dutchjew@huji.ac.il or bnnch@zahav.net.il 

http://www.isragen.org.il/ROS/ARCHIVES/archive-DutchJ-2.html


  Jewish Communities

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewish_community_of_Amsterdam

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Jews_in_the_Netherlands

Organization of Dutch Jewish Communities
Amsterdam 1081 BT, Netherlands
http://www.nik.nl/Frames_eng.asp

Jewish Social Services
Amsterdam 1075 HJ, Netherlands
http://www.jewishhistoryamsterdam.com/jewish-history-amsterdam.html


Jewish Historical Museum

Located in Amsterdam, the exhibits tells the story of the Jews of the Netherlands

http://www.jhm.nl/english.aspx

http://www.sacred-destinations.com/netherlands/amsterdam-jewish-museum.htm 

http://www.channels.nl/amsterdam/joods.html


Jewish Names and their Meanings

http://surnames.behindthename.com/names/usage/jewish

http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Jewish_surnames

http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/11450-netherlands


Marranos in Holland

http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/11450-netherlands#anchor2


Nazi Concentration Camps in the Netherlands

See also my Holocaust page

http://www.cympm.com/concentration.html


Netherlands Society for Jewish Genealogy  (Nederlandse Kring voor Joodse Genealogie)

Includes sources and archives in the Netherlands on the subject of Jewish Genealogy, publications by the society and by individual members. You can order "Adoption of Surnames in Amsterdam" from the Society.
http://www.nljewgen.org/
 


Resistance

 
   Abraham Asscher & David Cohen on right

On 19 February 1941 an SD raid in Amsterdam entered a tavern called Koco, run by Jewish refugees from Germany, Cahn and Kohn. In the tavern, a protective device which Cahn had installed, an ammonia flash went off by accident, spaying the Germans with ammonia.

 

The SD raid was commanded by Klaus Barbie and after some violence everyone inside was arrested and three days later, as a reprisal for his act of “resistance” , the SS raided the Jewish quarter of Amsterdam, seized 425 Jews, most of them young men.

 

They were assembled on the Jonas Daniel –Meyer –plein subjected them to beatings and abuse and then on 27 February 1941 deported 389 of them to Buchenwald concentration camp and after two months 361 of them were deported to Mauthausen concentration camp and certain death
http://www.holocaustresearchproject.org/nazioccupation/barbie.html


Sephardic Resources in Holland

http://orthohelp.com/geneal/sefardim.htm

http://www.jewishgen.org/sephardicsig/


Surname Tracing Service

A free service to trace surnames in the Netherlands is offered by Sefan Pinkus.  He has established a network of Jewish genealogists, both amateur (like himself) and professional, in different countries.  Their Email: addresses are included in the Dutch Jewish Genealogy Homepage 
http://www.inter.nl.net/users/DJGH


Telephone

Find anyone anywhere in the Netherlands. This website includes comprehensive updated White and Yellow pages for all Netherlands. It is the only effective tool allowing nationwide search. in English, French, Spanish, Dutch, German, Italian
http://www.infobel.com/en/world/WorldTeldir.aspx?page=/eng/euro/nl

http://www.numberway.com/phone-numbers/32/

http://www.yellowpages.com/holland-mi/used-books

http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/bib_guid/telephonnoncurr.html


Translating

Many translating programs
http://www.worldlanguage.com

Translating Services - Languages

TravLang is another commercial site that offers a number of translating services - some for free 
http://www.dictionaries.travlang.com/

Just in case you didn't think of it, contact a nearby university or college's foreign language department.  They may offer to write letters and translate letters into English.  A nominal fee is usually charged.


Yizkor Books

Pinkas Hakehillot, Holland 
(Encyclopaedia of Jewish Communities in Netherlands) 
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Pinkas_netherlands/pinkas_netherlands.html

 


Holland Cities and Towns

Tuschinski, a Jewish guy from Poland, opened the first Dutch cinema in Rotterdam. This theatre however was destroyed in the bombing of this Dutch city in 1940, when the Nazi's invaded the country.  

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Noord_Holland
/Nightlife-Provincie_Noord_Holland-TG-C-1.html#ixzz1V6pcAVkt


Alphen aan den Rijn

Hoogduijtse Joodse Kerck, Justus Danckerts, ca. 1675
 http://www.jhm.nl/culture-and-history/buildings/great-synagogue

The municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn also includes the communities of Aarlanderveen and 
Zwammerdam. The town is located in what is called the 'Green Heart' of the Netherlands,  which is a somewhat less densely populated centre area of the Randstad
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphen_aan_den_Rijn

Jewish Historic Museum
http://www.jhm.nl/culture-and-history/the-netherlands/zuid-holland/alphen-aan-
de-rijn


Amersfoort

album 459N00004332_02
http://www.jhm.nl/collectie/fotos/40006664

http://www.jhm.nl/culture-and-history/the-netherlands/utrecht/amersfoort

http://www.jhm.nl/zoeken?subject=Amersfoort

http://www.dutchjewry.org/maastricht_rhc/rhcl.html


Amsterdam 


 Amsterdam Hotel - Photo by Ted Margulis

There was a large Jewish presence here before WW II.  Amsterdam has been an important center for the world's diamond trade since the 16th century.
http://www.amsterdam.info/jewish/

http://www.planetware.com/amsterdam/jewish-quarter-nl-nh-jode.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Km68PujkolM

http://www.dutchjewry.org/mokum/about_mokum.htm

Cemetery
The Muiderberg Cemetery

Search for gravestones by name
http://www.akevoth.org/muiderberg/muidr_search_form.asp

One of the most important sites to see in this city is the Anne Frank house.
http://www.annefrank.org/content.asp?pid=1&lid=2

Jewish Historical Museum
New Amstelstraat 1
1011 PL Amsterdam
http://www.jhm.nl/bezoek


Amsterdam Market around 1980


Arnhem


http://www.jhm.nl/culture-and-history/buildings/great-synagogue

The Great Synagogue

Arnhem is one of the first cities in the northern Netherlands in which Jews settled. The first report of a Jewish presence in Arnhem dates to 1237. During Medieval times, the position of Jews in Arnhem was vulnerable at best. During the Plague epidemic of 1349 Jews were imprisoned and their possessions confiscated. Beginning in 1451, at the instigation of a papal representative, the Jews of Arnhem were forbidden to lend money to Christians and were forced to wear distinctive badges, this despite their being under the protection of the city council. From the late-fifteenth century until the end of the seventeenth, there is no further mention of the presence of Jews in Arnhem.

Jews settled anew in Arnhem during the time of the Republic of the United Netherlands. In 1737, the Jews of Arnhem were granted political rights. Membership in guilds, however, was denied them. During this period synagogue services were held in a private residence.
http://www.jhm.nl/culture-and-history/the-netherlands/gelderland/arnhem


Borne

  
   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buren

A municipality and a city in the Betuwe region in the Netherlands. It is also a historical county, with the Dutch Monarch still holding the title "Count of Buren". See also "Jewish Cemeteries" above on this page.


Deventer


Doetinchem


Enschede

This town had 1,310 Jewish inhabitants in 1941
http://www.visitenschede.nl/know/

http://hannivoort.org/synagoge-enschede.nl/a/inengels.asp

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0009_0_09149.html


Frisian Gravestones Collection

http://www.dutchjewry.org/maastricht_rhc/rhcl.html


Goor


Groenlo

There was a Jewish presence here in the 1800s.
http://www.jhm.nl/netherlands.aspx?ID=71


Groningen

http://www.geneaknowhow.net/digi/gron-ei.html

Cemetery
Three hundred year old Jewish cemetery exists here
http://www.hollandscheschouwburg.nl/

Community
Rene de Vries is the Chair of the Jewish Community of Groningen
http://www.jodeningroningen.nl/en/jewishcommunities/groningen/history/

Research
Circumcision Register
 - 1756 - 1815
http://jodeningroningen.nl/nl/genealogie/


Haarlem

A Dutch city known for its tulips, bustling Grote Markt, Frans Hals Museum and beautiful church, Sint Bavokerk; but for Krista Bjorn it is most memorable for something more: a story of love, sacrifice, and forgiveness. During World War II, a home in the center of town was secretly known to many as “the hiding place” - Corrie ten Boom Museum.

Jewish population of Haarlem 

1798

198

1809

166

1840

418

1869

571

1899

819

1930

1130

1951

260

1971

184

1998

71

http://www.jhm.nl/culture-and-history/the-netherlands/noord-holland/haarlem

http://www.travelbelles.com/2010/10/a-secret-room-in-haarlem/


S-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch)

A genealogical database of the Jewish inhabitants of 'S-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch) in the 19th and 20th century. While the town (like many others in the Mediene) provided a domicile for many families, some of whom lived and stayed there for some generations, many Jewish inhabitants resided there for short periods, coming and going. In the notes it is described shortly but precisely whence they came and to what new places they departed
http://www.dutchjewry.org/genealogy/denbosch/index.htm


Limburg

Circumcision Registers
http://www.dutchjewry.org/limburg_circumcision_registery/circumcision_registers
_b_weslij_eng.htm


Mastrich

Birth Marriage and Death Registers
http://www.akevoth.org/nijmegen_collection/about_ashkenazim_in_nijmegen.htm


Meerssen

Genealogy of the Jewish Community
http://www.akevoth.org/nijmegen_collection/about_ashkenazim_in_nijmegen.htm


Muiderberg

Skull and Cross Bones at the Muiderberg Jewish cemetery, Netherlands

Skull and Cross Bones at the Muiderberg Jewish cemetery, Netherlands

http://www.lo-tishkach.org/en/index.php?categoryid=51&p17_sectionid=16&p17_imageid=169


Nijmegen

Check out this site for quite a bit of information
http://www.dutchjewry.org/


Oude


   Stoppelman's Orchestra at Oude Pekela around 1917

http://www.hollandscheschouwburg.nl/


Pekela

The Jewish community of the Pekelas was governed by a community council and maintained a council for aiding the poor.  Jewish voluntary organizations in the Pekelas included a burial society, a society for caring for the sick, and a society for maintaining a synagogue and its appurtenances. The community also organized fellowships for the study of Hebrew as well as theater and choral clubs. Until the early years of the 20th century, the Pekelas boasted a popular family orchestra of its own, comprised of a Mr. Stoppelman and his seven sons.
http://www.hollandscheschouwburg.nl/


Putte

There are three Jewish cemeteries in Putte, a small village that is partly in Holland and partly in Belgium, approximately 30 km north of Antwerp. The Dutch part of Putte is located in the province of North-Brabant in The Netherlands. The burials were mainly from Antwerp, because the Jewish cemeteries in Belgium are not eternal. Coming from Antwerp, the cemeteries are on the right side of the main road to Holland. Source: Paul Verjans 
http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/netherlands/putte.html


Rotterdam

The city of Rotterdam has been officially in existence since 1328, when Count Willem III granted 'city rights' for the town that had been growing around a dam in the river Rotte.  The story of the city, including history, facts and figures in a virtual tour is located at  
http://www.euronet.nl/users/frankvw/rtd_facts.html


Terneuzen

Holocaust
http://tinyurl.com/3tf8k9p

http://www.ww2museums.com/country.asp?countryid=1&provinceid=10


Utrecht

There was a Jewish presence here before WW II
http://www.jhm.nl/netherlands.aspx?ID=162

Yizkor Book
Memorial Book of Jewish Utrecht 1940-1945
http://www.dutchjewry.org/utrecht/utrecht.html


Winterswijk

Jewish Community of Winterswijk

http://www.dutchjewry.org/drieluik/winterswijk/winterswijk.htm

Survey of the Jewish families in Winterswijk, 1813 

Weiler David Levi – merchant/second-hand dealer 

Poppers Meijer – grocery shop 

Gelder Leizer van – merchant 

Menken Salomon – slager 

Michiel Levi – egg merchant 

Michiels Benjamin – egg merchant 

Cohen Casper Abraham – merchant 

Weiler Levie – butcher 

Berendsen Barent – chazzan 

Weiler  Berend – slaughterer 

Leijzers Judic – widow 

Bingen Jacob Benjamin – butcher 


more to come ...


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