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August 20, 2016 1:49 pm

Leader Says Dutch Jewish Community Can No Longer Sustain Itself

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Amsterdam Central Station. Photo: wiki commons.

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The effects of the Holocaust in the Netherlands and Jewish emigration have made Dutch Jewry’s communal institutions unsustainable, a key figure of that community said.

Michel Waterman, the director of the Crescas institute for Jewish culture, made the unusual statement during an interview published Tuesday in Het Parool daily ahead of his retirement this year from Crescas, which is the country’s main organization of its kind.

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