Maxime Verhagen (dob: 14 September 1956) is Dutch politician and former Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands. He is a member of the Christian Democratic Appeal party. Verhagen is a vocal supporter of Israel and a supporter of the Dutch Christian Zionist organisation Christians for Israel. He has written for the newsletter of the latter organisation. In January 2009 Verhagen visited the southern Israeli town of Sderot - reportedly as a 'gesture of solidarity with its residents'. He refused to visit Gaza.
- David Cronin, 'NETHERLANDS: DUTCH CHRISTIAN GROUP BACKS ISRAELI SETTLE-MENTS', IPS - Inter Press Service, 27 July 2010