Seconds often make the difference between life and death and new technology makes the difference…
The Polish Academy of Sciences has dismissed historian Prof. Krzysztof Jasiewicz following an interview in which he partly blames Jews for the Holocaust.
Jasiewicz, 61, will lose his position as head of the Department of Analysis of Eastern Issues on June 1 but announced that he will appeal the decision.
In the interview, which was published in April in a special edition of Focus magazine on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, Jasiewicz said that “generations of Jews worked for centuries to bring about the Holocaust,” that “without the active participation of the Jews, the Holocaust would have been impossible.
He also stated, “It is a waste of time to dialogue with the Jews.”
Director of the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Professor Eugeniusz Cezary Krol, said in a statement that Jasiewicz was fired for violating the elementary standards of scientific rigor.
Scholars and historians at the academy protested against what Jasiewicz said in the popular scientific magazine, saying his opinions were harmful.
Jasiewicz not only did not regret his remarks but also defended them. “The Jews accuse us [Poles] of the worst of everything; they are violent and arrogant against us. Our role in this dialogue is limited to apologizing,” he told Do Rzeczy magazine in an article about the controversy.
About the Author:
If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.
Comments are closed.
On June 3rd, senior Israeli officials will hold two events in memory of a trio of teenagers who were abducted and murdered last summer by Hamas terrorists.
Israeli search teams have found documents connected to Israeli Or Asraf who has been missing in Nepal since last week’s disastrous earthquake, several Twitter accounts have reported. The death toll from the quake has risen to 6,841, and Nepalese officials said there is virtually no chance of finding anyone alive. Asraf’s relatives have flown to […]
“Yes, Iran didn’t keep economic agreements, but a nuclear deal is different.” Why? Well, because it’s different.
Senior Israeli officials will hold two events on June 3 in memory of a trio of teenagers who were abducted and murdered last summer by Hamas terrorists. Unity Day and the Jerusalem Unity Prize would promote tolerance and cooperation between different sectors of the Jewish People in Israel and the Diaspora, organizers said. The prize […]
“High noon” is 8 p.m. Wednesday. New elections, anyone?
Kachlon is sounding suspiciously like Yair Lapid, the last government’s supposed champion of “social justice.”
The giant Rami Levi discount supermarket chain is negotiating to buy the financially troubled Mega stores, but it is doubtful that the talks will be fruitful, Globes reported. Rami Levi has became known for low prices, with special sales such as offering chickens at one shekel a kilogram, and for building stores in Judea and […]
The “symbolic fee” would supposedly force an improvement in tourist services, but would the pope and Jimmy Carter fork up the shekels?
Leftists and right-wingers remain silent in the demonstration they should be leading.
The Israeli Chief Rabbinate has cut the arches off the 10 Commandments.
Brian Moore is the 5th NYPD cop to be shot in the past 5 months.
“They already have paved a path to a bomb’s worth of material.”
The Secretary of State called the kettle black and denounced “hysterical” opposition to the deal.
Is Aliyah to Israel going through the minds of Jews going to synagogues where private guards are needed?
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has congratulated Britain on the birth of daughter, a new British princess, by Prince William’s wife on Saturday. The 8-pound, 3-ounce baby is the fourth in line to the throne. “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter at 8.34 a.m.,” the Kensington Palace press office […]
An Arab terrorist tried to stab an Israeli soldier during a routine check of a bus at the checkpoint at the entrance of the tunnel connecting Gush Etzion and Jerusalem Saturday. No one was injured. The soldier had boarded the bus when the terrorist took out his knife but was tackled by with the help […]
More than 20 cars and buildings in a Jewish community in north London were vandalized with swastikas. The Nazi symbol was drawn on approximately 27 cars in the Osbaldeston Road area of Stoke Newington on Sunday night, The Daily Mail reported. An unnamed 32-year-old man was arrested in connection with the vandalism Tuesday. The neighborhood […]
New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind called on the Jewish community to attend the funeral of an assassinated New York police officer. “The brave men and women of the NYPD risk their lives every day to protect us. We value them and stand with them,” Hikind, a Democrat who represents Brooklyn, said in a statement […]
“Move Jew” scrawled on a Philadelphia home and slurs written on a synagogue and 10 garages in Chicago.
Cuba has “the largest pool of untapped baseball talent in the world, and Major League Baseball may tap and leave Cuba dry.
Argentina’s president Christina Fernandez has accepted an official Jewish godson for the first time in the country’s history to help counter legend of death to a seventh son. She described in seven tweets her meeting with her new godson, Yair Tawil, a member of a Chabad-Lubavitch family. He was adopted as a godson under a […]
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/polish-history-professor-fired-for-blaming-jews-for-holocaust/2013/05/29/
Scan this QR code to visit this page online: