The assumption on the Israeli side is that Netanyahu would be obliged to support the narrative that the Russians are currently advancing against the Poles on the actions taken by the two countries in World War II.
This finger-pointing at the country whose population was deemed most likely to collaborate with the mass extermination of Jews is the tip of a new Russian propaganda drive.
The museum also said that 900,000 users follow its account on Twitter, and more than 300,000 use the museum’s profile on Facebook with 80,000 on Instagram.
“I will be clear: We have decided that I as the Polish president will not participate in the event,” said Polish President Andrzej Duda, adding that not allowing him to publicly honor Polish victims of the Holocaust was equivalent to a “distortion of the historical truth.”
In retrospect, Madagascar would have probably been safer for the Jews than Poland, but that's a different debate altogether.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said in a letter to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings that the program showed maps that place Nazi concentration camps within the borders of modern-day Poland.
Janina Rosciszewska met earlier this week Pavel (Pinchas) Wagner, who had been saved as a child during the Holocaust, thanks to her family.
“I am telling this story because I want Israelis to know, so they will be careful. My brother was very fortunate; who knows what might happen to someone else, next time around.”
In the years that ensued, until May 8, 1945, Nazi Germany was responsible for the murder of some 6 million Jews, 2.7 million ethnic Poles, and 4 million who were deemed "unworthy of life."
Poland's chief rabbi Michael Schudrich boycotted the ceremony, calling the fact that he had been invited "a personal insult."
"Inside the European Union there are states and territories where glorification of Nazi collaborators and the Nazis is part of the state agenda."
The Krakow struggle appears to be between the old guard, the Jakubowiczs and their relatively few supporters (about 150, according to media reports), and the newcomers, Chabad Lubavitch.
The "inspiring one-day, 60-mile bike ride from Auschwitz-Birkenau to JCC Krakow" takes place during the Jewish Culture Festival.
In recent years, a growing number of these individuals, popularly known as the “Hidden Jews of Poland,” have begun to explore their connections to Judaism
Poland is the only European Union country that has failed to pass a law that restores the property to Holocaust survivors and to others dispossessed during World War II or Communism.
"The suspect was walking in the middle of the street with his hands folded behind his back, very slowly, especially when an embassy car came up behind him and honked for him to get off the road – he did not like it."
The Polish government's struggle to shirk the Polish people's responsibility for their share in the industrialized mass murder of Jews is now hitting the phase where the crimes of Polish collaborators start costing Poland a lot of money.
You must admit, blaming the Jews for pedophilic priests is an ingenious idea.
"The 447 right-wing law adopted by the US Congress scares voters in Poland."
Education and Diaspora Minister Naftali Bennett appealed to the Polish authorities to ban Irving's entry on a planned nine-day trip around Poland in September.
Jews who tried to hide in urban areas during the Nazi occupation of Poland were much less likely to survive • “Poles who chose to save Jews were essentially violating the unwritten norms of their community.”
At long last, Mr. Morawiecki, have you no shame?
Katz quoted late prime Minister Yitzchak Shamir, who said the poles drank in their anti-Semitism with their mother's milk.
Nasrallah also denied claims that Hezbollah has cells in Latin America, while stressing his support for Venezuela.
The Poles are considering the cancellation of the Visegrád States' conference scheduled to take place in Israel next week, and moving the event to Warsaw.
Pence warned "the Iranian regime openly advocates another Holocaust" in the Middle East. He added that the Islamic Republic the "greatest threat to peace and security" in the region.
Pompeo said: "You can’t achieve peace and stability in the Middle East without confronting Iran. It’s just not possible."
Netanyahu is also set to meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the sidelines of the gathering.
An estimated 1.1 million people were killed at Auschwitz, including as many as 960,000 Jews.
"It is very sad to see what is happening within the American government; people like Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, absolute frauds and Islamists, promoting hatred against the Jewish people."