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NEW: March 24 – Poland’s National Day of Remembering Poles Who Saved Jews

Mind you, the new law says nothing about remembering the 3 million Polish Jews who were murdered in their home country...

Large-Scale David Goldblatt Photographs Retrospective at Centre Pompidou

David Goldblatt often says that photography is not a weapon, and that it should have nothing to do with propaganda, even in a good cause.

Poles Deny News of Freezing ‘Polish Death Camps’ Law: It will Become Effective according...

The Foreign Ministry's announcement relied on an interpretation of an interview with Polish justice minister Zbigniew Ziobro, where he may have said that the law will not be implemented at this time, before a review by Poland's Constitutional Court.

How Many Jews Saying ‘Polish Holocaust’ Would It Take to Suspend US Relations with...

The video features several American Jews who dare the Polish government to arrest them for daring to pronounce the verboten words: "Polish Holocaust."

Poland Protests Swastika Graffiti on Tel Aviv Embassy

The protest follows the drawing of swastikas and hate slogans on the Polish Embassy building in Tel Aviv.

Netanyahu Reaching Out to Polish PM after Pro-Nazi Underground’s Wreath Laying

During and after the war, the Holy Cross Mountains Brigade was accused of enjoying the support of the German occupation, and the Home Army, the national underground, described its members as being treasonous and openly fascist.

Unknown Activist Painted Arafat Street Sign Black in Southern France

The mayor argued in court that he had named a street after late Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin "in the same neighborhood."

Poland to Freeze Law Returning Stolen Property to Jewish Survivors

It is believed that the reason for returning the law to the Justice Ministry is the wave of anti-Semitism sweeping Poland.

Holocaust Survivors March on Polish Embassy in Tel Aviv Protesting Complicity Law

Protesters held up banners in Hebrew and Polish reading ‘No law can change history’ and ‘Poles, we remember what you did.’

Algerian Holocaust Survivors to Receive Modest German Reparation

It is estimated that there are approximately 25,000 Algerian Jewish Holocaust survivors living around the world, bringing the cost of the Algerian Holocaust to the Germans to $79 million, or a little less than one dollar per German.

Norwegian MP Nominates BDS for Nobel Peace Prize

Moxnes claims that Norway’s asylum policy is far too strict, and argues for removing all obstacles facing asylum seekers.

German Court Bans Muezzin Loudspeakers

No one should be coerced into any particular faith, the plaintiffs' attorney argued, suggesting the muezzin call is asserting an Islamic exclusive representation at the expense of other religions.

Israeli Ambassador to Russia Speaks Up Against ‘Polish Death Camps’ Law

"We’re working with the Russian state service for archives on a project titled ‘Every Person Has a Name,’" Koren said.

Reports: German Scientists Tested Toxic Diesel Fume on Humans (Again)

The reports name the carmakers responsible for this atrocity as being Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler AG, maker of Mercedes Benz.

Israeli Education Minister Orders Compulsory Course on Poles’ Collaboration with Nazis

The lesson plan reminds students that "even after the war, Jews encountered hostility from their former neighbors as they returned from the concentration camps ... The most famous case was the Kielce pogrom in Poland, in July 1946, during which the Poles murdered 42 Holocaust survivors who returned to the city."

German Jews ‘Appalled’ by Iranian Spy Network’s Focus on Jewish Targets

All three Jewish institutions were presumably being studied as potential targets for retaliatory strikes by Iran.

Last Fighter in Sobibor Death Camp Uprising Dead at 96

Alexander Boroda, president of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, told Arkady Vaispapir’s sons: "With your father’s departure, the whole world has lost a hero."

German High Court Overturns Sharia Police Acquittal

Germany's Federal Court of Justice, the country's highest court, on Thursday overturned a lower court's decision in November 2016 to acquit a group of...

Vienna Police Fines Jewish Students for Waving Israeli Flag

Matthias F., one of the individuals fined by the police, told Vice: "My mother is Israeli, her family are refugees from Iraq and Libya.

French Government, Jews, Fear Republication of Disgraced Anti-Semite Céline

For decades, Céline's anti-Semitic pamphlets from the 1930s had not been reprinted because Céline's wife has forbidden their publication. But in 2017 the 105-year-old widow gave permission to Gallimard to publish them.

Legendary Jewish Photographer Madame d’Ora’s Work on Display in Hamburg

In Austria, in 1945-6, Madame d’Ora documented the fate of refugees near Vienna, acting for the first time as a social reporter.

Rightwing German Leader Banned from Social Networks for Anti-Muslim Attack

Two years ago, Cologne saw mass sexual assaults on New Year's Eve by North African and Arab young men.

Jewish Official: German Jewish Life Only with Police Protection

In April, the Bundestag received an expert report showing that Jews in Germany are facing increased anti-Semitism in their everyday lives, and fear for their safety.

France Tax Authority Hired 25 Hebrew Speakers to Investigate Jews Investing in Israel

Apparently, the French tax authority has been conducting interrogations of Jewish citizens who plan to immigrate to Israel, demanding details of undeclared money or assets that they may have stashed away in Israel prior to starting their immigration process.

Denmark Cuts Funding for Pro-BDS Groups with Ties to Terrorism

These NGOs include Al-Haq and Addameer, several of whose senior administrators have close ties to the PFLP.

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