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Two Belgians on Trial in Poland for Stealing Auschwitz Fence

One hopes that the trial would discover what possessed the two middle-aged Belgians to desire to take home some of it.

Yad Vashem Online Presents Touching ‘Last Letters From the Holocaust’

There are thousands of personal letters in the Yad Vashem Archives, which were sent by Jews – adults and children – to their relatives and friends from their homes, the ghettos and the camps.

Polish President Brings Stone From Warsaw Ghetto to Grave of ‘Hero’ Yoni Netanyahu

The president of Poland laid a bouquet of flowers on the grave of Yoni Netanyahu, who he said was "a hero."

Riots in Poland after Murder of Polish Man by Arab Immigrants [video]

A 21-year-old local resident named Daniel allegedly threw a firecracker at an Elk café called Kebab Prince, then was stabbed to death by the Arab staff.

First Cousins Reunite at Yad Vashem for the First Time

After three-quarters of a century, a phone call changed the lives of two people who thought they were alone in the world.

New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds

Numerous signs suggest the current Polish government is attempting to rewrite its role in World War II and the Holocaust.

Polish PM Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident in Israel

The prime minister of Poland was involved in a complex motor vehicle accident in Israel.

Israel’s 9th President Shimon Peres Dead at 93

Nobel Prize winner Shimon Peres, who took part in establishing Israel's security apparatus and served 48 consecutive years as MK passed away following a stroke.

Israeli Defense Companies Converge on Industry’s Next Big Market — Poland

IAI has already entered into an agreement with the Czech company Retia to produce air defense radar systems.

Report: IAF Trained with Pakistani, UAE Air Forces

A senior IAF official said said the Americans downed Israeli planes in dogfights, "but we downed them, too."

Digging for Treasure Resumes in Tracks of Illusive Nazi Gold Train

Tadeusz Slowikowski, 86, is responsible for the Nazi gold train rumor and has spent much of his time since the 1950s searching for that train.

Last Survivor of Sobibor Death Camp, Philip Bialowitz, obm, Passes Away

The last Polish Jew who managed to survive the Sobibor Nazi death camp has passed away at the age of 90.

The Nozyk Genizah Of Warsaw: Historic Torah Fragments Discovered In Poland

A few of them looked to be over five hundred years old due to some of the variant letter shapes and tagim (crowns) that are no longer used.

UNESCO to Question Jewish Ties to Western Wall in Arab-Sponsored Draft Resolution

The draft refers ten times to Al-Haram Al-Sharif, exclusively using the Islamic term for Temple Mount, without any mention that it is the holiest site in Judaism.

Yad Vashem Leadership Mission Arrives in Israel

The Israel portion of the Mission begins with an private audience with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin.

Report: Ambitious Justice Minister Using Polanski Extradition to Pave Own Career

The Krakow Judge wrote that "had Poland accepted the US extradition request, it would have violated the rights of Mr Polanski and at the same time the European Convention on Human Rights."

Volunteering In Poland Over Pesach

Katowice was the birthplace of both Chovevei Tzion and Agudat Yisrael. Before the Shoah the city had a Jewish population of more than nine thousand.

After Decades of Silence, Holocaust Survivors Open Up

When Pnina Katsir turned 80, she finally told her daughter a secret she had kept for decades: she was a survivor of the Holocaust.

Krakow Gas Workers Expose Bones Digging at Plaszów Concentration Camp

Gas company workers were doing maintenance work on a pipeline when they discovered the bones.

Elbit to Supply Combat Training System to Polish Special Forces

Elbit Systems was selected to provide a real-time combat training and accompanying equipment for the special forces of the Polish Army

Poland Sues U.S. Prof. for Saying Poles Killed Jews than the Germans

Polish-born Prof. Jan T. Gross wrote that although the Poles resisted the Nazis, they outdid them in murdering Jews.

Polish Army Securing Nazi Gold Train Area

A military train had been discovered in Walbrzych, near Poland’s border with the Czech Republic.

Six Jerusalem Arab Teens Arrested for Sexual Attack on Tourist

The gang's members, 12-14-years old, photographed the victim after the attack.

Nazi Gold Train Discovery May Bring New Claims from Holocaust Survivors

The death bed confessions of a former Nazi soldier revealed the whereabouts of the “Nazi train” which remained hidden for decades in tunnels in Poland and is thought to contain gold, art and other valuables.

Auschwitz Provides Tourists with Outdoor Showers to ‘Cool Down’

The management of the former death camp says there was no intention to remind people of the gas "showers."

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