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Gdansk Mayor Pwel Adamowicz Stabbed During Appearance

Last year the mayor denounced the vandalism when the windows of the city’s synagogue were broken in an anti-Semitic attack.

Iran Irate over Poles Hosting Meeting on Its ‘Destabilizing Influence’

The meeting will "bring together dozens of countries from Asia, Africa, Western Hemisphere countries, Europe and the Middle East of.

Israeli, Polish, Interest in Visiting Auschwitz Down 20%

Numerous groups of organized youth explored the camps' history as part of study visits in 2018.

Polish Air Force Receives Elbit Mission Simulators

The supplied simulators enable Polish air force cadets to gain top quality training and superior mission readiness.

Tel Aviv Lights Up to Celebrate 100 Years of Polish Independence

In 1795, partitioned by the neighboring empires of Prussia, Austria and Russia, Poland disappeared from the map of Europe.

Trial Begins in Germany for Former SS Guard at Stutthof Concentration Camp

Rehbogen, a former enlisted man, has admitted serving at Stutthof, but says he was unaware of the murders.

Christian Democrat Rejects Polish Demands for German WW2 Reparations

Material compensation incurred by Germany has been estimated as approximately $1.755 billion in 2006 exchange values, allowing for inflation.

Exhibition: ‘David Olère. The One Who Survived Crematorium III’ at the Auschwitz Memorial

Olère felt compelled to capture Auschwitz artistically to illustrate the fate of all those that did not survive.

US Applauds Extradition of Iranian Diplomat for Role in Paris Terrorist Plot

A week ago, French officials blamed Iran's ministry of intelligence for a plot to bomb a rally of Iranian opposition groups in Paris on June 30.

Exhibition Supports Claims of Polish Embassy Saving Hundreds of Jews

It is estimated that the Bernese group produced several hundred to several thousand fake passports between 1941 and 1943.

Polish Synagogue Attacked During Prayers on Yom Kippur

“I apologize to the Jewish community of Gdansk. In the city of Freedom and Solidarity, we respect all religions and do not accept acts of hooliganism," the mayor said.

Poles Commemorate 74th Anniversary of Lodz Ghetto Liquidation

On September 8, 1939, German forces entered Lodz and immediately began targeting and terrorizing Jews, who constituted 34%, or 223,000 people, of the city’s prewar population of 665,000.

Muslims and Jews Find Peace in Auschwitz

Aiman ​​Mazyek, chairman of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany, advocates religious tolerance.

Poland Picks Former Maccabi Haifa Player as New National Team Coach

"We will try to build a national team in a new way," said Zbigniew Boniek, of the Poland Football Association.

Former Chief Rabbi: Poles ‘Shot Selves in Foot’ with Holocaust Law

“The thousands of Righteous Gentiles were not the rule. They were the exception that proved the rule.”

Poles Swindled Netanyahu, Bennett: PM Signed on to Shameful Lies

An almost giddy Polish official was firm on the joint statement – the freewheeling Polish translation of which was published in that country's media.

Reversal: If You Say ‘Polish Death Camps’ PM Morawiecki Won’t Lock You Up

"We retreated from the criminal provisions," a spokesman for the PM stated, suggesting the penalties diverted attention from the effort to alter the way the world views the behavior of Poles during the war.

Israeli Paratroopers Say Training on Polish Soil Brought ‘Great Meaning to Every Soldier’

Together with American troops IDF paratroopers parachuted down to the ground from aircraft and practiced seizing airfields and other targets.

Poles Irate as Trump Signs Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today Act

Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said the new law places Jews above other people.

Hitler’s Birthday Concert Lands Polish Suspects in Jail

The suspects are being held on suspicion of spreading fascism through the concert for Hitler’s birthday.

March of Polish Christians and Jews to Commemorate Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

The aim of the Polish Council of Christians and Jews is to facilitate mutual understanding between Christians and Jews, overcome stereotypes, promote tolerance and deepen inter-religious contacts.

President Rivlin’s Speech at March of the Living

We do not expect justice in Europe that seeks - too quickly - to forget, to eradicate the memory, to deny, to destroy evidence. But, our memory, the memory of the Jewish People, is the antithesis of the haste of the Nazis. We are a nation that remembers...

Poland Cancels Ceremony After Israeli Mayor Won’t Delete Passage on Collaboration from Speech

The mayor of Kiryat Bialik was scheduled to speak at a ceremony in Poland, but the Poles reviewed his speech and demanded he delete a section on Poles handing Jews to the Nazis. The mayor refused and was canned.

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...

Poland’s President Apologizes for Jews Being Driven Out in 1968

“The free and independent Poland of today, my generation, is not responsible and does not need to apologize. But ... to those who were driven out then ..."

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