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

Israel opposes use of term 'Polish Death Camps'

Israel and Poland released a joint statement opposing the use of the term 'Polish death camps' to describe Nazi concentration camps.Gary Willig, 11/23/2016, 7:29 PM

Polish man sentenced for burning effigy of haredi Jew

Man claimed in his defense that effigy was not meant to represent Jews as a whole - only George Soros.JTA, 11/21/2016, 6:06 PM

Polish man: Burning effigy of haredi was George Soros

Defendant on trial in Poland for burning an effigy of a haredi Jew says it was supposed to represent philanthropist George Soros.JTA, 11/18/2016, 4:11 AM

143 students infected with virus at Nazi death camps

143 students participating in a school trip to the Nazi death camps were stricken with serious stomach cramps while touring.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2016, 7:48 AM

Religious leaders from Israel visit Poland

Druze, Christian and other religious leaders in Israel visit Poland to learn about Jewish life there now and in the past.JTA, 11/2/2016, 4:57 AM

Polish groups deny that pogrom was motivated by anti-Semitism

Polish right-wing organizations apply to resume investigation of the Kielce pogrom, saying its cause was not anti-Semitism.JTA, 10/14/2016, 5:15 AM

Polish priest did not commit hate crime

Prosecutor's Office in Bialystok ends investigation of a Polish priest who spoke of Jews being a "cancer".JTA, 9/29/2016, 5:47 AM

Archaeologists dig up Nazi time capsule with war-era artifacts

Archaeologists in Poland unearth Nazi time capsule circa 1934 containing images of Adolf Hitler, newspapers and other artifacts.JTA, 9/20/2016, 4:51 AM

Krakow march recalls centuries-old Jewish presence

Hundreds march through the streets of Krakow to commemorate the centuries-old Jewish presence in the city.JTA, 9/14/2016, 4:33 AM

Jewish cemetery desecrated in Poland

Anti-Semitism reared its ugly face at a Jewish cemetery in Novominsk, Poland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2016, 11:31 AM

Polish artist finds 19th-century Jewish scripture in garbage

Artist from southern Poland finds a cache of priceless Jewish scripture books in a pile of garbage.JTA, 9/8/2016, 5:36 AM

Poland: Demonstration features burning Jews in effigy

Several dozen soccer fans in Poland hang banner containing anti-Semitic language at a train station in Lodz.JTA, 8/30/2016, 2:24 AM

Nazi treasure hunters come up empty in Poland 'gold train' dig

Treasure hunters in Poland fail to find a hidden train long rumored to be filled with Nazi gold.JTA, 8/25/2016, 6:05 AM

Jewish center slated for Polish town with no Jews

Jewish center to be built town of Radomsko, which has been empty of Jews since the Holocaust.JTA, 8/25/2016, 4:21 AM

Poland signs law to prevent return of post-WWII property

President Andrzej Duda has signed a law which would allow Warsaw to refuse property claims for confiscations made after World War II.Nissan Tzur, 8/18/2016, 5:22 PM

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 to jail those who say '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

Nazi 'gold train' dig in Poland may 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 passionate eulogy for Holocaust 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 under fire for revisionism of Holocaust history

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 with 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 memorial

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 receives 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

Belarusian 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

Poland commemorates 'bestial' massacre of Holocaust survivors

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 discovers 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

Head of Poland’s largest party honors synagogue burning 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 tracks down 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

In Krakow, Night of the 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 over building's dangerous condition

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 in Poland

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

Activists picket Polish NY consulate over 'Holocaust whitewash'

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