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Polish Prime Minister: Tree Missing from Yad Vashem for Poland

“At Yad Vashem, there is an avenue along which there are trees which represent the Righteous Among the Nations. But one tree is missing . . ."

Israel Demands Poland Reverse Law Outlawing Mention of ‘Polish Death Camps’ or Polish Complicity

The term "Polish death camp" was first used by Polish resistance fighter Jan Karski in a 1944 article that was titled "Polish Death Camp."

Hezbollah Suspects Being Tried in Absentia Over Deadly 2012 Burgas Airport Terror Attack

“They will be tried in absentia for a terrorist attack and manslaughter of several people as well as for a range of other crimes."

Guatemala to Move Embassy From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

President Morales said he made the decision after speaking earlier in the day with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Arabs Stunned by Romanian Plan to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

Romania was among the 35 countries that abstained at the UN General Assembly vote Thursday condemning President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Israel to Maintain Its Distance When Dealing With Austria’s ‘Freedom Party’ Ministries

"Israel will maintain working relations with the professional echelon of the [Austrian] government ministries headed by a minister from the Freedom Party."

European Jewry Cautiously Welcomes Austrian Govt’s Rejection of Anti-Semitism

Nevertheless, “We cannot ignore the fear that in other countries extreme parties will join the government based on the Austrian model,” the rabbi warned.

Austria Welcomes Far-Right Freedom Party to Coalition Government

The far-right Freedom Party has joined the Austrian government coalition, to the dismay of Jewish leaders in Europe.

Czech Republic, Hungary, Consider Moving Embassies to Jerusalem

Despite the objection of two member states, Mogherini opted to declare that all the EU states were in full agreement with her position.

Czech Republic Recognizes 1967 Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

"The Czech Republic together with other EU member states, following the EU Foreign Affaires Council Conclusions, considers Jerusalem to be future capital of both states..."

Do You Know Anyone Who Survived Babi Yar, Stuthof, Zhytomyr or Kamianets-Podilsky?

Anyone stationed at a camp is liable to prosecution as an accessory to murder based on service. The change in policy led to searches for anyone who served in the death camps or murder squads.

Jewish Groups Protest Polish Guesthouse Ban on Jews

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.

Israeli Doctors Visit Tbilisi to Examine and Treat Children with Special Issues

The collaboration was initiated several years ago as part of an international project to enhance the state of medicine in Eastern European countries.

Meet Ioana Isac from Romania, Israel’s 3 Millionth Tourist

“This is a special day and an historic milestone as we break the 3-million-tourist barrier and set a new all-time record," Minister Levin said.

New Israeli Tourism Campaign in Romania

At peak season there are 64 weekly flights between Romania and Israel, with most on the Bucharest-Tel Aviv route.

Edelstein Urging Poles Not to Nationalize Holocaust Survivors’ Property

"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."

100-Year-Old Polish Woman Declared Righteous Among the Nations for Saving Jewish Girl

Out of the 26,513 people who have received the honor, 6,706 are Poles, 5,516 are Dutch.

Bulgaria Adopts Working Definition of Anti-Semitism

EJC expressed hope for "a continental standard so anti-Semites will know which lines they dare not cross.”

WJC Urges City of Vinnitsa to Pull Monument to Anti-Semitic Leader as ‘Defender of...

"Petilura was anything but an honest man. He was a cruel barbarian, indisputably responsible for pogroms in which 35,000-40,000 Jews were murdered."

Netanyahu Phones Austria’s Chancellor-elect Kurz With Invitation to Israel

Austria's Chancellor-elect said he is interested in “developing the friendship and links” with Israel, and is happy to visit soon.

Polish Culture Minister Protests Museum’s Inclusion of Poles in Responsibility for Holocaust

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."

NY Members of Congress Push to Deport Former Nazi Guard

Palij pleaded in court that he was forced to serve as a guard at the slave labor camp during World War II.

March to Honor the Memory of Elie Wiesel, His Hometown’s Vanished Jews

The march began at the Wiesel family home, and ended at the railway station, where a plaque was unveiled and the station named after Wiesel.

Film about Jewish Polish Director Wins Best Documentary at Venice International Festival

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.

Rivlin is No Sore Loser: ‘Like Football, Running the Government is Like Teamwork’

The Macedonia leader said his delegation hopes to learn from Israel about building new jobs, as well as connect with the youth, with hi-tech, and learn new approaches to agriculture.

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