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Polish law aims to eliminate Holocaust reputation

Under the controversial new law, individuals who refer to the Nazi camps as "Polish death camps" will be imprisoned for up to three years.ILTV, 8/18/2016, 8:30 AM

Poland proposes: Jail users of Polish death camps

Polish government proposes bill that would make the use of terms like "Polish death camps" a crime punishable by jail time.Ben Ariel, 8/17/2016, 4:12 AM

'Gold train' dig to separate fact from fiction?

Treasure hunters in Poland start digging for a hidden train long rumored to be filled with Nazi gold from the end of World War II.JTA, 8/17/2016, 3:54 AM

Polish president pens eulogy for survivor

Polish president Andrzej Duda publishes long statement eulogizing a Holocaust survivor who escaped the Sobibor death camp.JTA, 8/16/2016, 5:43 AM

Real-life 'Pianist' family wins defamation appeal

The family of the late Jewish-Polish protagonist of the film "The Pianist" wins appeal against defamation of their father.AFP, 8/1/2016, 2:46 PM

Pope Francis becomes newest Krakow JCC member

Pope Francis is the newest member of the Krakow Jewish Community Center.JTA, 8/1/2016, 5:35 AM

Pope Francis set to visit Auschwitz today

In an important stop on his visit to Poland, Pope Francis will meet with Holocaust survivors at Auschwitz death camp.AFP, 7/29/2016, 7:40 AM

Polish court upholds controversial restitution law

Court in Poland rejects motion to scrap a law that critics say is preventing restitution of property that belonged to Jewish families.JTA, 7/28/2016, 4:32 AM

Polish officials criticized Holocaust revisionism

Jewish groups up in arms over controversial comments by leading Polish officials regarding the country's role during the Holocaust.JTA, 7/21/2016, 5:20 PM

75 years after pogrom, Poland wrestles complicity

Polish politicians and academics wrestle with legacy of complicity in Holocaust atrocities exemplified in story of Jedwabne pogrom.Cnaan Liphshiz, 7/12/2016, 9:27 PM

Locals absent at ceremony marking Polish atrocity

Event commemorating 340 Jews burned alive by anti-Semitic Poles underlines Poland's complicated relationship with its past.Cnaan Liphshiz, 7/11/2016, 10:35 PM

Watch: Canadian PM's tearful trip to Auschwitz

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the site of the Nazi death camp on Sunday, accompanied with one of the few inmates to survive.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2016, 4:50 PM

Victims of Polish atrocity remembered

150 people attend commemoration on the 75th anniversary of a massacre of hundreds of Polish Jews in Jedwabne.JTA, 7/11/2016, 3:59 AM

Polish party leader gets anti-Semitic death threat

Profanity-laden death threat sent to head of anti-racism party, even though target is not Jewish.JTA, 7/7/2016, 2:17 PM

Nobel laureate: Poles persecuted Jews in Holocaust

Svetlana Alexievich defies Polish crack-downs on suggestions that Polish people were involved in attacking Jews.JTA, 7/7/2016, 12:47 PM

70 years since Polish Holocaust survivors massacre

Polish president leads memorial for post-Holocaust Kielce massacre, vows to fight 'even the most minor of acts of anti-Semitism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2016, 8:21 PM

X-ray technology finds holocaust escape tunnel

New technology allows researchers to discover tunnel dug by prisoners in an attempt to escape the Nazis.Ido Ben-Porat, 6/29/2016, 10:49 AM

Leading Polish politician honors synagogue victims

Jaroslaw Kaczynski stresses dangers of anti-Semitism, important of Poland-Israel ties, at Great Synagogue of Bialystok speech.JTA, 6/28/2016, 6:45 PM

Polish foreign minister to visit Israel next week

Poland's FM Witold Waszczykowski will meet Netanyahu, other leading Israeli officials in first visit to Israel since taking office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2016, 4:32 PM

Auschwitz museum finds long-lost inmate belongings

16,000 items belonging to Jewish inmates at Nazi death camp had been stowed away and forgotten by communist authorities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2016, 10:29 PM

Krakow: Night of Synagogues bolsters Jewish pride

7 synagogues of Krakow's historic Jewish district open their doors for a night-time mini-festival to raise Jewish awareness.Ruth Ellen Gruber, 6/6/2016, 7:51 PM

Warsaw Jewish Theatre closed

Jewish Theatre building in Warsaw closed due to the poor physical condition of the building.JTA, 6/6/2016, 6:00 AM

Teen arrested for Holocaust memorial vandalism

A teenager in Poland arrested for allegedly smashing a Holocaust monument and scrawling anti-Semitic slogans.JTA, 6/1/2016, 4:33 AM

Holocaust monuments vandalized in Poland, Italy

Far-right anti-Semites target memorial in Poland, while far-left vandals desecrate Holocaust memorial in Italy.JTA, 5/30/2016, 5:06 PM

Polish NY consulate picketed for 'Shoah whitewash'

200 demonstrators protest attempts by Polish government to 'deny Polish war crimes during the Holocaust.'JTA, 5/10/2016, 10:40 PM

Jewish high schoolers picket NY Polish consulate

200 demonstrators outside the Polish consulate in New York protest “attempts to deny Polish war crimes during the Holocaust.”JTA, 5/6/2016, 3:41 AM

Nazi burns poster of Polish mayor wearing kippah

Polish anti-Semite who wrote book entitled 'How I fell in love with Adolf Hitler' condemned for latest provocative stunt.JTA, 5/3/2016, 5:24 PM

Poland: Town square named after MK's family

MK Hilik Bar's family was murdered in the Holocaust - but the town where they once lived has chosen to preserve their memories.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/2/2016, 12:56 PM

Polish clergy to attend 70th anniversary of pogrom

Despite strong debate over Polish complicity in Holocaust, clergy will take part in commemoration of post-Holocaust pogrom.JTA, 4/30/2016, 10:49 PM

Reporter taking heat after revealing fake rabbi

Reporter claims he was 'threatened' after revealing that Polish community rabbi is really gentile cook.JTA, 4/26/2016, 7:23 AM

Survivor loses lawsuit on 'Polish' death camps

Polish court dismisses case by Auschwitz survivor against German broadcaster that called Nazi camps 'Polish.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2016, 9:17 PM

Rabbi in Poland not actually a rabbi

Jacoob Ben Nistell claimed he came from Haifa - but may never even have been to Israel.JTA, 4/19/2016, 9:58 PM

Why did a Tel Aviv school ban Holocaust trips?

High school principle complains remembrance trips to concentration camps encourage students to be too pro-Israel.JTA, 4/13/2016, 11:48 AM

Hillel International to launch in Poland

Hillel International will launch operations in Poland, with Hillel Warsaw to open on April 18.JTA, 4/13/2016, 5:37 AM

Polish Jewry museum wins Museum of the Year Award

Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw wins the European Museum of the Year Award.JTA, 4/11/2016, 5:06 AM

15 Polish 'hidden Jews' make first Israel visit

The Shavei Israel organization brings group to celebrate Purim in the Jewish state.Nissan Tzur, 3/24/2016, 2:16 PM

Polish court won't drop case Auschwitz theft case

Court in Poland refuses to drop a case against two British teenagers who were caught stealing from Nazi death camp.Ben Ariel, 3/23/2016, 4:44 AM

Poland opens museum honoring those who saved Jews

Poland opens first museum in tribute to Poles who lost their lives helping Jews during World War II.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2016, 5:46 AM

Polish President's first visit to Jewish Museum

Polish President Andrzej Duda calls exhibition of 900 years of shared history 'spectacular.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2016, 10:49 PM

Pole indicted for burning a Jewish effigy

Indictment submitted against Polish man and other indictments being weighed, over anti-Semitism in protest at 'European Culture Capital.'Nissan Tzur, 3/6/2016, 10:16 PM

Human remains found in Nazi concentration camp

Maintenance workers at Plaszow concentration camp uncover buried human bones. Police investigating incident.Nissan Tzur, 3/2/2016, 8:19 PM

Will Poland revoke award from Jewish Historian?

American-Polish professor Jan Tomasz may lose state honor for arguing Poles were complicit in Nazi war crimes.Shoshana Miskin, 2/14/2016, 10:28 PM

Poland seeks punishment for 'Polish death camps'

Poland drawing up new regulations to punish use of the phrase “Polish death camps” in reference to Nazi concentration camps.Ben Ariel, 2/14/2016, 2:25 AM

Poland’s president honors Jewish Theater actors

‘Polish and Jewish people send a message of peace to the world,’ Polish PM says, after medals given to Jewish actors.Shoshana Miskin, 1/31/2016, 4:04 PM

Two teens headed to trial over Auschwitz theft

After reversing pleas to not guilty, Polish prosecutors intend to file new charges against teens who stole artifacts from Nazi death camp.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2015, 8:48 PM

Polish Jews urge 'firm action' to anti-Semitic MP

Poland's Jewish leaders say Pawel Kukiz's slur against 'Jewish bankers' set worrying precedent.Nissan Tzur, 12/23/2015, 9:12 PM

Polish lawmaker makes anti-Semitic slur

Polish MP issues anti-Semitic slur over opposition marches in Warsaw.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2015, 2:38 PM

Experts say 'Nazi gold train' isn't real

Polish mining experts run tests, say they are '100% sure' no Nazi train in tunnels; men who claimed find demand excavation to be vindicated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2015, 8:24 PM

Jewish effigy burned at European Culture Capital

Anti-migrant protest in Poland's Wroclaw, ironically chosen as European Capital of Culture 2016, sees figure of Orthodox Jew burned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2015, 10:56 PM

'How many refugees to throw in the sea?'

Polish teacher under fire after asking 14-year-olds to solve how many Syrian migrants they should drown in order to save others.Nissan Tzur, 11/13/2015, 12:27 PM

Pope Francis to visit Auschwitz

Polish president says Pope Francis asked him in recent meeting for chance to pray for Holocaust victims at death camp next summer.Nissan Tzur, 11/10/2015, 10:12 PM

Polish court to weigh Polanski extradition to US

Famed director could face heavy charges for 1977 rape case.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2015, 12:01 PM

Poland Summons Russian Envoy Over WWII Comment

Warsaw angry after Russian ambassador claims Poland partially at fault for being invaded by Nazis in 1939.Matt Wanderman, 9/26/2015, 9:20 PM

'Nazi Gold' Treasure Hunters Could Face Charges

Piotr Koper and Andreas Richter could make millions on 'Nazi gold' train find - if they aren't convicted over missing permits.Tova Dvorin, 9/25/2015, 1:05 PM

Polish Explorer Claims to Have Found Nazi Tunnels

On the heels of the gold train saga, Polish explorer says he found underground structure which the Nazis built to protect people.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/12/2015, 12:35 AM

'Willing to House Refugees - if My Wife Agrees'

Former Polish president Lech Walesa supports providing asylum to refugees, as new poll shows most Polish citizens are against.Nissan Tzur, 9/8/2015, 2:14 AM

Finders of Nazi 'Gold Train' Go Public

Treasure hunters reveal themselves amidst doubt about the train's existence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2015, 4:31 PM