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January 16, 2015 10:21 am

Jewish Schools in Holland, Belgium Closed Following Anti-Terror Raid

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The Brussels Great Marked Square in Belgium. Photo: Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons.

Reuters – The only Orthodox Jewish school in the Netherlands was closed on Friday as a precautionary measure after an anti-terrorism raid in Belgium left two suspects dead. There was no concrete threat against the Cheider School in Amsterdam, Dutch national broadcaster NOS said, citing the school’s Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs. School phones went unanswered Friday morning.

Jewish schools in Antwerp and Brussels are also temporarily closed after two terrorism suspects were killed in a raid in Verviers, Belgium, on Thursday.

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