Notorious anti-Semite appointed Polish deputy minister

Polish government appoints former leader of anti-Semitic All-Polish Youth movement as Deputy Minister of Digital Affairs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2019, 8:52 PM

Polish court rules against WWII drama on German TV

Court in Poland rules that World War II drama commissioned by German public TV channel misrepresented compensation.Nissan Tzur, 12/30/2018, 5:17 AM

Underground hideout for Jewish tailor discovered on Polish farm

Site uncovered near Warsaw where farm owners hid their Jewish neighbor during World War 2.JTA, 12/23/2018, 5:48 PM

Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Jewish cemetery in Poland

Jewish cemetery in southern Poland vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti referencing Holocaust.Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 12/17/2018, 7:32 AM

Can Israel make common cause with Poland?

Poland has a long history of anti-Semitism and unforgivable cooperation with the Nazis, but hundreds of years before that it was a haven for Jews. Can Jews and Poles work together today against shared dangers coming from the Islamic world? Daniel Grynglas, 12/10/2018, 8:42 AM

Hanukkah candles lit in Polish Parliament

Polish, Israeli officials and dignitaries unit to celebrate Hanukkah and reinforce their commitment to battle against anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2018, 10:48 PM

Online information center to be established on Polish cemeteries

All cemeteries to be mapped and placed in computerized database. Stone markers will be placed at corners of about 1,400 cemeteries.Ido Ben Porat, 12/3/2018, 7:28 PM

Polish children overturn headstones at Jewish cemetery

13 and 12-year-old children admit to knocking over 15 headstones at pre-World War Two cemetery.JTA, 11/25/2018, 4:50 PM

Warsaw airport confiscates Israeli's 'dangerous' cello strings

Polish airport authorities force Israeli musician to surrender cello strings, calling them 'dangerous'.JTA, 11/22/2018, 10:14 PM

Polish bookstore chain withdraws ex-priest's book amid outcry

Poland's largest bookstore chain stops sale of book by ex-priest accused of anti-Semitism. Book's title meant to evoke 'Mein Kampf.'Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 11/20/2018, 2:11 PM

Polish minister says party treated like ‘Jews by Goebbels’

Polish Deputy Prime Minister Piotr Glinski says opposition demonizing right-wing Law and Justice party.JTA, 11/19/2018, 5:15 PM

Holocaust researcher files libel lawsuit against Polish group

Canadian professor sues Polish League Against Defamation for accusing him of falsifying Poland's history with Holocaust research.JTA, 11/18/2018, 10:06 PM

Poland: Prosecutor demoted for not probing articles on Holocaust

Polish demotes prosecutor who nixed probes against US researcher for claiming Poles killed more Jews than Germans during World War II.JTA, 11/8/2018, 4:29 PM

Holocaust institute ends Poland trips over 'Holocaust Law'

After Poland passes Holocaust censorship law banning claims of Polish collaboration, institute moves study trips from Poland to Ukraine.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/25/2018, 6:10 PM

Polish museum to host country's 'first kosher market in decades'

Companies to showcase kosher products at 'Kosher Expo Poland,' held at Jewish museum in Warsaw.JTA, 10/21/2018, 2:02 PM

Israeli teen fined for urinating on Auschwitz memorial

19-year-old Israeli man who admitted to urinating on memorial at Nazi death camp fined $1,350 by Polish court.AFP, 10/16/2018, 2:28 PM

For the first time: Special needs young adults visit Auschwitz

World Jewish Congress coordinates with local organizations to bring special needs young adults to Poland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2018, 2:40 PM

Poland: Fragment of pre-war Torah scroll on display

Restored fragment of pre-war Torah scroll goes on display at site of Kielce pogrom in Poland.JTA, 10/8/2018, 2:19 PM

Poland: Exhibit showcases a third of destroyed Jewish cemeteries

Non-Jewish activists show Jewish cemeteries’ destruction in Polish parliament exhibit.JTA, 10/8/2018, 10:19 AM

Polish PM slammed ‘greedy’ Jewish, American hedge fund owners

Recordings of Morawiecki complaining about 'greedy' and rich 'Americans, Jews, Germans, Englishmen, and Swiss' running hedge funds.JTA, 10/2/2018, 8:54 PM

Polish synagogue’s alleged attacker under psychiatric evaluation

The man was arrested for allegedly hurling a rock into a Polish synagogue on Yom Kippur in Gdansk.JTA, 9/28/2018, 3:09 PM

Man arrested in Yom Kippur rock attack on Polish synagogue

Man accused of hurling a rock through the window of a synagogue in the Polish city of Gdansk on Yom Kippur arrested.JTA, 9/23/2018, 2:01 PM

Polish police arrest suspect in synagogue vandalism

Police in Gdansk detain a 27-year-old man suspected of smashing a synagogue window during Yom Kippur.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/21/2018, 11:05 PM

Rock hurled inside Polish synagogue during Yom Kippur prayers

Rock hurled at Gdansk synagogue breaks window, lands centimeters from worshipers.JTA, 9/20/2018, 2:44 PM

Polish anti-Semitism between the wars

Ethnic Poles loathed minorities as foreigners but singled out Jews for intense hatred. Paul Brykcznski’s revelatory book, Primed for Violence: Murder, Antisemitism and Democratic Politics in Interwar Poland shows how this determined Polish society. Janet Levy, 9/17/2018, 2:27 PM

Warsaw: No investigation into anti-Semitic incident

Warsaw prosecutor’s office will not investigate anti-Semitic letter left at Center for Holocaust Research.JTA, 9/14/2018, 8:49 AM

Yad Vashem questions honors for Poles as Holocaust-era rescuers

Holocaust museum uneasy with honors given to three Poles for claims of efforts to save Jews from Holocaust.JTA, 9/13/2018, 7:18 PM

Polish city of Lublin sees first Jewish wedding in decades

Wedding which may be 'the first after the Holocaust' held in what used to be Europe's most prestigious yeshiva.JTA, 9/8/2018, 11:12 PM

Warsaw Jewish Theater gets $41 million from city for new home

Polish capital city allocates $41 million to cover costs of new building.JTA, 8/30/2018, 7:28 PM

Television program causes storm in Poland

Polish television network severely criticized for program presenting challenges of those making opposite journey - from Germany to Iraq.Guy Cohen, 8/27/2018, 10:57 PM

Poland gives out record numbers of passports to Israelis

Over 20,000 Israelis get Polish citizenship between 2010 to 2017 - a 250% increase over previous seven-year period.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/24/2018, 3:01 PM

Polish candidate fires aide over anti-Semitic Facebook post

Deputy Justice Minister fires aide who urged friend via social media to murder Jews arriving from Tel Aviv.JTA, 8/24/2018, 7:51 AM

Polish Auschwitz survivor to take Nazi camp row to EU court

97-year-old Auschwitz survivor plans to take German public broadcaster to Europe's top court for calling Nazi camps 'Polish.'AFP, 8/23/2018, 7:58 AM

Second time in a month: Jewish cemetery in Poland vandalized

Jewish cemetery near Krakow vandalized for the second time in less than a month, resulting in damage to dozens of headstones.JTA, 8/23/2018, 2:14 AM

Anonymous entrepreneur restores Jewish cemetery in Poland

Anonymous donor spends hundreds of thousands to restore 19th century Jewish cemetery in town of Żywiec, Poland.JTA, 8/20/2018, 10:33 PM

Student exposes rear at Majdanek concentration camp

Two Israeli students sent home after one exposes his rear during trip to concentration camp.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2018, 10:38 AM

Poland obtains WWII archive showing efforts to save Jews

Poland obtains archive that documents efforts by Polish diplomats to get Jews out of Europe.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 8/8/2018, 6:45 AM

Polish ambassador says he is learning Hebrew

New Polish ambassador to Israel tells President Rivlin that he is learning Hebrew.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 8:38 PM

Poland: Israeli students targeted by explosive

Israeli students targeted while visiting Warsaw orphanage. Education Ministry: 'No question' incident was intentional.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 2:58 PM

Rabbi’s son says he was assaulted by Polish police

Rabbi’s son says Polish police assaulted him, gave him Nazi salute.JTA, 8/2/2018, 8:56 AM

Israel invites Polish Foreign Minister

PM Netanyahu invites Polish Foreign Minister to visit Israel following tensions over Holocaust Law.Nitsan Keidar, 8/2/2018, 5:05 AM

Holocaust memorial vandalized in Poland

Memorial to Holocaust victims in Plock vandalized, swastikas painted on fence of town's Jewish cemetery.Ben Ariel, 8/2/2018, 4:14 AM

Polish bill restricting kosher slaughtering removed from agenda

Chief Rabbi Schudrich thanked Warsaw for the "consideration of safeguarding the interests of Poland's Jewish citizens."Jonathan Benedek, 7/23/2018, 2:14 PM

Poland honors satirist who said Jews create anti-Semitism

Ryszard Makowski, satarist who made anti-Semitic remarks, awarded Gloria Artis Medal for Merit to Culture by Polish Culture Ministry.JTA, 7/16/2018, 8:02 PM

Archbishop: Holocaust law woke up 'old demons'

Anti-Semitism has resurfaced due to Polish Holocaust law, Catholic leader says.JTA, 7/16/2018, 2:27 PM

Tourists charged with stealing bricks from concentration camp

30-year-old woman, 36-year-old man confess after being caught stealing bricks from Auschwitz concentration camp as 'souvenirs'.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2018, 4:41 PM

Yad Vashem: Holocaust declaration is 'livable'

Yad Vashem’s top historian says ‘we can live with’ joint Israel-Poland Holocaust declaration, but it should be changed.JTA, 7/11/2018, 7:53 AM

'It was possible to avoid misunderstanding with Poland'

Conference for Chair of Parliamentary Friendship Group meets in KnessetArutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2018, 5:23 PM

Bennett outlines possible fix to Poland Holocaust bill crisis

Education Minister says Israel and Poland should formulate new joint declaration, insist historical issues be discussed by historians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2018, 10:58 PM

Watch: Cat steals the show during live TV interview

Polish historian interrupted mid-interview by a four-legged guest. The professor continued the interview despite the feline's presence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2018, 7:51 PM

Netanyahu respects historians' criticism

PM addresses cabinet before upcoming meeting with Russian President, storm surrounding Poland joint declaration.Mordechai Sones, 7/8/2018, 2:04 PM

Poland opposition: Did Mossad influence Holocaust law?

Poland's main opposition party asks PM Morawiecki why his representatives "negotiated" with Israeli intelligence to amend Holocaust law.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/7/2018, 2:14 AM

Shaked: Joint Polish-Israeli statement must be rescinded

Justice Minister calls on government to withdraw joint statement with Poland on revised Holocaust Law. 'History should not be distorted.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2018, 8:52 PM

Yad Vashem blasts Polish-Israeli statement on Holocaust law

Holocaust Museum says joint Polish-Israeli statement on Holocaust contains "grave errors and deception."Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2018, 4:38 PM

Polish campaign comes to Israel

Polish government publishes ad in Israeli newspapers showing joint statement of Israel and Poland following Holocaust law controversy.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 7/5/2018, 9:21 AM

Holocaust scholar Yehuda Bauer slams Israeli detente with Poland

Senior Holocaust scholar chides Israel over mending of diplomatic ties with Poland following passage of Holocaust law.JTA, 7/4/2018, 1:42 PM

Greg LeMond joins memorial bicycle tour from Auschwitz to Krakow

Fifth annual 'Ride of the Living' joined by 3-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond.JTA, 7/4/2018, 8:11 AM