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

Behind the battle against Poland's Holocaust censorship law

Jewish organization says its amicus brief helped push Poland's government to change its Holocaust censorship law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 9:46 AM

Pushing Poland to acknowledge destroyed Jewish cemetery

Haredim flock to Polish schoolyard where they say a cemetery used to stand.JTA, 7/2/2018, 7:59 AM

Netanyahu pushing for more embassies in Jerusalem

Prime Minister working to convince Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary to move their embassies to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 7/2/2018, 1:08 AM

Museum honors Poles murdered for sheltering Jews

Unique museum tells story of Polish family betrayed by their neighbors and murdered for hiding Jews during Holocaust.JTA, 6/30/2018, 10:27 PM

Rivlin thanks Polish President

President Rivlin speaks with Polish President after Poland decided to amend its controversial Holocaust Law.Elad Benari, 6/29/2018, 5:35 AM

US welcomes changes in Poland’s controversial Holocaust law

State Department praises vote by Polish legislature to amend Holocaust censorship law.JTA, 6/28/2018, 4:30 PM

'Israel, Poland partners is Holocaust remembrance'

Governments of Poland, Israel release joint statement following amendments to controversial Holocaust law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2018, 9:43 PM

'We kept our obligation to preserve the truth'

PM praises Polish decision to remove criminal penalties from controversial Holocaust Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2018, 7:36 PM

Yad Vashem: Amendment of Holocaust law 'a positive development'

Holocaust museum in J'lem calls Poland's intention to amend controversial law 'a step in the right direction.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2018, 4:48 PM

Polish PM seeks amendments to contentious Holocaust rhetoric law

Will the Polish parliament de-criminalize blaming Poland for Holocaust crimes?JTA, 6/27/2018, 11:45 AM

New Polish Holocaust museum to be associated with anti-Semite?

New museum in Poland plans to exhibit over 40,000 accounts of Poles who saved Jews during Holocaust.JTA, 6/25/2018, 4:54 PM

Olympic paddler helps raise memorial to murdered Polish Jews

Polish national champion Dariusz Popiela spearheads project to restore memory of local Jewish Holocaust victims.JTA, 6/18/2018, 10:04 PM

Israel police commemorate Kielce pogrom in visit to Poland

120 police officers visit site of murder of 200 Jews who had returned from Nazi death camps in 1946.JTA, 5/31/2018, 4:33 PM

Poland opposes EU actions that would weaken sanctions on Iran

Polish Foreign Minister says his country opposes any European Union actions that would weaken U.S. sanctions against Iran.Ben Ariel, 5/29/2018, 5:38 AM

Who killed a Polish Holocaust hero?

Family of Holocaust survivor Josef Kopf family may be close to finding out who killed him after the war was over.JTA, 5/26/2018, 10:02 PM

Poland backs Trump on Iran

Polish leaders planning to defend U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal within the European Union.Elad Benari, 5/23/2018, 4:07 AM

Poland asks Germany to return docs on war crimes and saving Jews

Team estimating compensation due Poland from Germany requests return of almost 63,000 documents sent to Germany between 1961 and 1999.JTA, 5/21/2018, 6:13 PM

Israeli army cadet sparks controversy at Auschwitz

Soldier representing Israel in delegation to Auschwitz carries sign in Polish reading 'You're also responsible'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2018, 10:53 PM

The tragedy of the Jewish Catholics in Poland

More from Poland and from our caring society.Walter Bingham, 5/18/2018, 6:53 PM

Jersey City, Polish officials, come to 'win-win' agreement

Jersey City, Polish officials, reach agreement on relocating monument to Polish massacre.JTA, 5/14/2018, 3:25 PM

Study: Poles helped kill most of the Jews in hiding from Nazis

New study estimates over half a million Jewish Holocaust victims were murdered by their Polish neighbors.JTA, 5/12/2018, 10:19 PM

Poland's flagrant contradictions

What do Mahmoud Abbas and the Polish government have in common?Walter Bingham, 5/11/2018, 6:48 PM

Hateful campaign against Auschwitz-Birkenau museum

Polish ultra-nationalists attack staff of Auschwitz museum for 'acting against Poland's interests' in wake of Holocaust law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2018, 4:53 PM

Chocolate river in the middle of the freeway

Truck with thousands of liters of chocolate overturns on Polish freeway; Police block road for hours after fluid hardens and blocks lanes.Mordechai Sones, 5/9/2018, 9:39 PM

Israeli teen admits to defacing Auschwitz memorial

Israeli teenager admits to urinating on a memorial at the site of Auschwitz-Birkenau, will pay a fine.Ben Ariel, 5/8/2018, 5:46 AM

Poland furious after New Jersey mayor calls senator a 'joke'

Plans to move Jersey City monument to Polish massacre spark international row.JTA, 5/7/2018, 10:36 PM