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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

Site of Potential 'Nazi Gold Train' an Attraction

People flocking in large numbers to an area of Poland where treasure hunters are searching for the alleged Nazi "gold train".Ben Ariel, 9/4/2015, 4:42 AM

Polish Military Searches for Nazi 'Gold Train'

As treasure hunters swam southwestern Poland looking for Nazi loot, Polish Defense Ministry sends army on same mission.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2015, 7:10 PM

Doubts Cast on Reports of 'Nazi Gold' Train

Evidence that a 'treasure train' from Nazi-era Poland have been found is dubious at best, a local mayor reveals to reporters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2015, 5:00 PM

Polish Official Believes Nazi 'Gold Train' Exists

Polish Deputy Culture Minister says he has seen an image to prove the discovery of an armored Nazi train missing since World War II.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/28/2015, 8:38 PM

Matisyahu Plays Concert Just Outside Auschwitz

Days after defying BDS, Jewish reggae star plays in last remaining synagogue in infamous Polish town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2015, 10:37 PM

Second Israeli Child Drowns Abroad in a Week

Three-year-old fell into a canal in southeast Poland while on a cruise with his family.Cynthia Blank, 8/27/2015, 1:14 PM

'Jewish History is Buried' in Poland's Vistula

Jewish tombstones discovered in Poland's Vistula river believed to have come from Warsaw's destroyed Brodno Jewish cemetery.Cynthia Blank, 8/26/2015, 6:07 PM

Report: $1B in Looted Gold Found in Nazi Train

Two people say they found abandoned Nazi train with $1 billion of stolen gold inside, will divulge location in return for 10% cut.Ari Yashar, 8/20/2015, 4:24 PM

Lodz Opens First Jewish Kindergarten

Seven decades after Nazi extermination of Lodz ghetto, Polish city to open first Jewish kindergarten as Poland witnesses Jewish revival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2015, 8:12 AM

Activist on Trial for Leading Pro-Israel Rally

Tadeusz Markiewicz faces fine from Warsaw court for pro-Israel demonstration last summer that went past its allotted time.Nitsan Tzur, 8/12/2015, 10:42 PM