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The Dutch February Strike: The organized civilian protest against the Nazis

The Jerusalem Post 26 Feb 2021
The annual ceremony around the statue — this year’s was limited by social distancing measures — once was Amsterdam’s main Holocaust commemoration event ... Shortly after the bridge scuffle, occupying authorities rounded up about 400 Jewish men in Amsterdam, all of whom were deported and murdered except for two survivors.
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The inspiring story of the Dutch February Strike, Europe’s first organized civilian protest against the Nazis

Cleveland Jewish News 25 Feb 2021
AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Eighty years ago on Thursday, this city was silent ... The annual ceremony around the statue — this year’s was limited by social distancing measures — once was Amsterdam’s main Holocaust commemoration event ... the February arrests indeed terrorized Amsterdam’s Jews.
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The Individual Courage And Collective Cowardice Of The Medical Profession

LA Weekly 17 Feb 2021
There are some phone calls you just never forget. It was Good Friday morning in 1995 ... SEE ... So how can I help you?” ... Why Closing The Amsterdam Coffeeshops To Tourists Is Counterproductive. I think of the real heroes on the frontlines in our ICUs, risking their lives to save us all, and I think of the AMA and its quackery and I need a powerful antiemetic.
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One Good Thing: Highlights of 9 months in tales of kindness

Journal Review 28 Dec 2020
Nine months later we’ve hit every continent except Antarctica to publish more than 180 stories of kindness, good deeds and serendipity ... THE TUTU GIRLS ... A BIRTHDAY PARADE ... CLASSROOM ON WHEELS ... CHEERS FOR HEROES ... From Athens and Amsterdam to Rome and Madrid, people stood at windows or on balconies singing, cheering and applauding those on the front lines.
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For once, Boris’s flip-flopping on EU might just be a help

Irish Independent 09 Dec 2020
In May 2019, when he was launching his campaign for the big job, he accepted an invitation to speak in Amsterdam about his hero and clearly hoped the media would draw obvious parallels. He described his hero as “a compulsive gambler” who often was proved “triumphantly right” – even if it took some time ... the UK and the EU, and deal or no deal ... .
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Mariah Carey's 30 greatest singles – ranked!

The Observer 03 Dec 2020
30. Save the Day (2020) ... the real power is in Carey’s heartfelt vocal. 29 ... 25 ... Vision of you … Carey, pictured in Amsterdam, 1996 ... Hero (1993). According to Spotify, Hero is one of Carey’s most popular songs ... That said, it gained serious emotional heft when performed at the Tribute to Heroes 9/11 charity show and President Obama’s inauguration gala.22 ... 20 ... .
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