Polish rescuers of Jews during Shoah honored for ‘true heroism’

30 Righteous Gentiles honored in ceremony attended by foreign and Israeli diplomats.JTA, 9/6/2017, 4:51 PM

Poland’s Jewish revival is marred by community infighting

As the number of anti-Semitic incidents in Poland rises, some Jews insist Poland is relatively safe.JTA, 9/6/2017, 4:32 PM

Jewish cemetery in Poland destroyed by illegal digging

Jewish graves desecrated, remains unearthed by illegal digging.JTA, 9/4/2017, 2:14 PM

Warsaw residents join Shabbat dinner to mark anniversary of WW2

Jews, non-Jews join together to mark anniversary of Nazi invasion of Poland.JTA, 9/3/2017, 8:38 PM

EJC slams Poland’s ‘lack of concern’ over anti-Semitism

European Jewish Congress issues unusual condemnation of Polish government for ignoring growth and spread of anti-Semitism.JTA, 8/31/2017, 3:33 PM

Poland fires tourism boss over remark on Auschwitz

Head of Poland's national tourism organization fired for saying he wants to remove Auschwitz from tours for foreign journalists.Ben Ariel, 8/31/2017, 4:04 AM

Volunteers clear historic Jewish cemetery in Poland

International volunteers learn about Judaism as they clean an historic Jewish cemetery.JTA, 8/21/2017, 12:54 PM

Israeli ambassador to Russia summoned 'for serious conversation'

Ambassador called to clarify, after Poland vetoes Russian participation in Sobibor death camp museum renovation project.Tal Polon, 8/20/2017, 9:02 AM

Historian seeks to exhume bodies of Jedwabne massacre victims

Polish state historian wants to examine bodies of 340 Jews murdered by their neighbors following new testimony on massacre.JTA, 8/16/2017, 3:22 PM

Polish TV parodies ‘Work sets you free’ sign at Auschwitz

Outcry follows graphic saying 'Reparations set you free' with story on Polish lawmakers' campaign to have Germany pay WW2 reparations.JTA, 8/15/2017, 8:28 PM

Israeli father, daughter injured in auto accident in Poland

Haredi father and 13-year-old daughter flown to Israel for emergency treatment on Shabbat after serious car accident in Warsaw.Gary Willig, 8/13/2017, 4:10 PM

'Poland's Jews aren't safe - but the government doesn't care'

Polish Jewish leader says community at a ‘low point’ amid rise in anti-Semitism.JTA, 8/11/2017, 1:23 PM

Polish villagers hold Jewish wedding without Jews

Nostalgia for old Jewish communities manifests in reenactment of orthodox Jewish wedding to teach about Jewish traditions.JTA, 8/9/2017, 11:01 PM

Italy: Former PM seeks to force E. Europe to take more migrants

Would use 'iron' fist to force countries in Eastern Europe to 'respect the rules'.Mordechai Sones, 8/7/2017, 7:55 PM

Poland condemns attack on Israeli soccer players

Polish government condemns attack on members of Hapoel Petah Tikva near Warsaw, says it is investigating.Ben Ariel, 8/4/2017, 2:06 AM

EU gives Poland, Hungary, Czechs month to reverse migrant policy

Commends Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, and 'in particular' Sweden, for relatively high numbers of relocations.Mordechai Sones, 8/3/2017, 11:18 AM

Israeli soccer team attacked in Poland

After an exhibition game in Sochocin, players from Hapoel Petah Tikva attacked by local anti-Semites.Neri Weiss, 8/3/2017, 4:44 AM

Warsaw's Great Jewish Cemetery damaged by storm

Thousands of graves covered by fallen trees in one of Europe's largest Jewish cemeteries after devastating storm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2017, 5:32 PM

100 attend ceremony commemorating Jedwabne pogrom

Bishop among participants in memorial for 300 Jewish villagers burned alive by their neighbors in Poland in 1941.JTA, 7/10/2017, 4:00 PM

Polish former priest indicted for inciting hatred against Jews

Former priest who hosted 'March of Patriots' indicted for inciting against Jews and Ukranians, called Jews 'cancer.'JTA, 7/9/2017, 6:02 PM

Trump: Western civilization will never be broken

President Trump defends Western values during Warsaw address, calls for unity to defend 'civilization itself'.David Rosenberg, 7/6/2017, 6:06 PM

Has the wandering Jew arrived?

Has the answer to that question changed since Albert Londres asked it in his 1930-31 masterpiece, just reissued by Gefen publishers?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 7/6/2017, 12:15 PM

Holocaust historian receives death threats

Polish historian and son of Holocaust survivors who accused the Poles of murdering Jews during Holocaust receiving police protection.Mordechai Sones, 6/20/2017, 7:44 PM

Israeli rowing team wins World Cup bronze

Israel's paralympic coxed quad comes 3rd in the World Cup.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2017, 2:58 PM

Polish PM under fire for remarks at Auschwitz

Polish Prime Minister criticized after appearing to defend her government's anti-migrant policy during a speech in Auschwitz.Nissan Tzur, 6/15/2017, 5:37 AM

Three EU countries say 'no' to Muslims

EU mulling legal cases against Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic over their refusal to take in Muslim asylum-seekers.Nissan Tzur, 6/13/2017, 3:43 AM

Foundations of synagogue destroyed in 1938 uncovered in Poland

Archaeologists in Western Poland find the foundations of the New Synagogue, which was destroyed in 1938 during Kristallnacht.JTA, 6/8/2017, 3:32 PM

Books stolen from WWII Polish Jews donated to foundation

Most books come from former collections of Jewish Theological Seminary of Fränkel Foundation in Wroclaw.JTA, 5/23/2017, 8:00 PM

Historic plum tree from Warsaw ghetto has second chance to grow

Plum tree which grew in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War 2 has a chance to grow again after being cut down in December.JTA, 5/10/2017, 6:17 PM

Holocaust survivor reunited with woman who hid her from Nazis

At an event held by Friends of the IDF Holocaust survivor Miri Amir meets savior Mirosława Gruszczyńska.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2017, 8:51 AM

Special interview with Elie Wiesel's son

Elisha Wiesel, son of Nobel laureate Eli Wiesel, says there is no single lesson to be learned from the Holocaust.Yoni Kempinski, 4/23/2017, 9:26 PM

Watch: Torah scrolls buried in Warsaw

Warsaw's Jewish community buried damaged Torah scrolls on the anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising.Yoni Kempinski, 4/23/2017, 4:35 AM

Polish man who burned effigy of Jew sentenced to jail term

Appeals court in Wroclaw sentences a man convicted of the 2015 burning in effigy of a haredi Jew to three months in prison.JTA, 4/13/2017, 10:59 PM

Poland: 2010 crash of presidential plane deliberate

Polish national prosecutors point finger at Russia for deliberately causing crash which killed Polish president and 95 others in 2010.Tal Polon, 4/3/2017, 5:50 PM

11 arrested for desecrating Auschwitz

Polish police detain 11 men and women who slaughtered a sheep and took their clothes off at Auschwitz.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/24/2017, 8:51 PM

The true story of zookeeper who hid Jews in his zoo during WWII

New film, 'The Zookeeper's Wife', recounts true story of Polish couple who hid 300 Jews in their zoo during the Holocaust.AFP, 3/24/2017, 9:33 AM

Son of 98-year-old man accused of Nazi crimes calls for evidence

The son of a Minnesota man, 98, accused of Nazi war crimes, has called for the evidence against his father to be released.JTA, 3/19/2017, 10:02 PM

Polish court accuses Minnesota man, 98, of Nazi war crimes

A Polish court has issued an arrest warrant for 98-year-old Minnesota man it accuses of commanding US division which burned Polish villages.JTA, 3/15/2017, 10:00 PM

Polish Jews commemorate anti-Semitic campaign of 1968

Polish Jews remember anti-Semitic campaign initiated by Communist regime.JTA, 3/8/2017, 5:36 PM

Polish official charged over demolition of former Jewish school

Polish conservator facing prison term for allowing the demolition of former Jewish school building in central Poland.JTA, 2/24/2017, 5:26 AM

Warsaw initiates deadline for renewing restitution claims

Warsaw publishes list of 48 buildings claimed in dormant restitution suits, opens six-month window for new claims under recent legislation.JTA, 2/23/2017, 2:59 AM

Polish police raid offices of racism and xenophobia center

Police raid Warsaw offices of the Center for Monitoring Racist and Xenophobic Behavior as part of a fraud investigation.JTA, 2/7/2017, 3:33 AM

Auschwitz Museum offers confidentiality to Nazi war criminals

Polish Jews outraged after director of Auschwitz Museum calls on Nazi guards to come forward with artifacts, promises confidentiality.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2017, 8:55 PM

Polish Jews send matzah to TV boss who read anti-Semitic poem

Jewish Community of Warsaw sends matzah to public television official accused of anti-Semitism.JTA, 2/2/2017, 6:00 AM

Poland's WWII museum gets caught in political crosshairs

Critics slam Polish WWII museum for neglecting 'Polish perspective' on war.AFP, 1/30/2017, 11:48 AM

Polish TV director: Jews behind anti-government protests

Polish TV station director accuses Jews of being behind protests against government. 'They're giving matzot to each other.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2017, 4:57 PM

Study finds anti-Semitism is on the rise in Poland

University of Warsaw's Center for Research on Prejudice finds that Poland has seen a rise in anti-Semitism over the last two years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2017, 5:37 AM

MK Hazan to attend Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in Poland

MK Oren Hazan accepts invitation to attend ceremony that other Likud MKs declined in order to be available for Knesset votes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2017, 4:35 PM

Polish president sends regards to 'Polish Mothers' in Israel

Polish president Andrzej Duda attended a festive dinner in his honor hosted by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.Hezky Baruch, 1/17/2017, 9:43 PM

Non-Jewish Poles don yarmulkes to protest anti-Semitism

Alleged anti-Semitic incident in Polish cafe leads to public show of support for Jews.Cnaan Liphshiz, 1/12/2017, 6:32 PM

Major Polish Jewish groups denied government funding

For the first time in years, Poland did not grant money to two major Jewish community groups.JTA, 12/28/2016, 2:54 AM

German broadcaster to apologize for calling Nazi camps ‘Polish’

A German public broadcasting station must apologize to a survivor of Auschwitz for calling the Nazi death camps “Polish death camps".JTA, 12/27/2016, 7:36 AM

Warsaw students join Hanukkah event

Warsaw students flock to Hanukkah event after anti-Semitic incident.JTA, 12/26/2016, 7:49 AM

Polish Jewish community seeks to adopt Aleppo family

The Jewish community of Wroclaw in Poland has submitted a request to local authorities for permission to adopt a family from Aleppo.JTA, 12/21/2016, 9:41 PM

Warsaw Jews sue Polish Jewish history museum

Jewish Community of Warsaw alleges the Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews violated its copyright on translations.JTA, 12/20/2016, 5:52 AM

Polish court rejects request to overturn Polanski extradition

Poland's Supreme Court rejects government request to return the extradition case of filmmaker Roman Polanski to a Krakow court.JTA, 12/7/2016, 6:27 AM

Jewish museum defends fired Polish Cultural Institute director

Jewish Museum in Berlin defends dismissed director of the Polish Cultural Institute who was fired for focusing too much on Jewish topics.JTA, 12/7/2016, 6:10 AM