Netherlands’ NIMBYs: Dutch Jews do not want Middle Eastern refugees housed near them
Posted by Ann Corcoran on October 14, 2015
More invasion of Europe news…..
In my view they are being sensible, unlike the US federal resettlement contractor, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (bring in 100,000 Syrians!), that is happily resettling Muslim refugees in your towns and cities.
Go here to see where HIAS works near you.
From the Jewish Press :
(JNi.media)”The Jewish community of Amsterdam says it is worried about the proposed refugee shelter in Amstelveen-Noord, a suburban town in the Amsterdam metropolitan area, NL Times reported. Local residents were informed on Monday night about the new shelter, which will house 400 refugees, mostly from Syria and Iraq. The proposed location is an office building less than half a mile away from Buitenveldert, a neighborhood of Amsterdam which is considered the city’s modern Jewish quarter, with a Synagogue, Jewish schools, nursing homes, shops and kosher restaurants. Buitenveldert is also the largest Jewish community in the Netherlands.
The Dutch Central Jewish Board is concerned that there will be unpleasant, if not dangerous incidents because of the close proximity of the new shelter to Jewish homes.”
However, here they can’t resist being politically correct: We are o.k. with war refugees, just not in our neighborhood!
Jewish Press contined:
“Let there be no doubt that the Jewish community is overwhelmingly for the reception of war refugees, but we have major concerns”, chairman Ron van der Wieken said on Monday. “These people come from countries such as Syria and Iraq, who traditionally take an extremely harsh tone against Jews. These people are largely brainwashed to hate Jews. You should not underestimate it.”
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