"We’re working with the Russian state service for archives on a project titled ‘Every Person Has a Name,’" Koren said.
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."
The guest house belongs to Piotr Rybak, who is known for a number of anti-Semitic actions including the burning of a Jew in effigy on the main market square in Wroclaw.
"In light of the warm and special relation between Poland and Israel, and specifically between our parliaments, I would urge you to consider amending the proposed legislation."
Out of the 26,513 people who have received the honor, 6,706 are Poles, 5,516 are Dutch.
Gliński is irate at the exhibition which presents Poland, France and Ukraine as states and nations that collaborated with the Holocaust, while Germany is presented "only as the country that exemplifies the holocaust."
Waszyński was a prolific film director in prewar Poland – in the 1930s he directed 37 of the 147 films made in Poland in that decade, including the Yiddish-language film Dybbuk.
This important and magnificent synagogue was the center of study of the Vilna Gaon. In recent weeks, a delegation of archaeologists has uncovered two of the compound's ritual baths.
"Such words are offensive to two peoples who have been victims of monstrous persecution," Spokesman Borukh Gorin said.
The Polish government's statement said: "We strongly condemn aggression and violence against any person."
EJA head Rabbi Margolin: “There is no doubt that this is an anti-Jewish decision that is blatantly anti-Semitic."
'I never wished to return to that place of our degradation and annihilation, but to return in the company of our noblest, bravest of the brave – our IDF soldiers, makes my spirit soar with pride and hope.'
Some hid in animal cages, other in the villa's basement. Some were 'adopted' as fake family members or service staff.