Israel and the EU: Beyond the Horizon

  title={Israel and the EU: Beyond the Horizon},
  author={Frans Timmermans},
  journal={Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs},
  pages={73 - 79}
  • F. Timmermans
  • Published 1 January 2014
  • History
  • Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs
I am from the southern part of the Netherlands, from a province called Limburg, which was liberated in 1944 by American troops. We have a vast American cemetery in the south of Limburg in which over 8,000 US servicemen are buried. People from my part of the country sometimes adopt and maintain the graves there. For me, this was an opportunity to educate my kids about the history of our region and the history of World War II. If you express an interest in such an “adoption,” you are assigned a…