'Israel's schools will address Polish law about death camps'

Education Minister orders Israeli schools to cover the role of European nations in Holocaust. 'Many nations helped the Nazis murder Jews.'Hezki Baruch, 1/28/2018, 12:21 PM

Polish PM: Auschwitz-Birkenau is not a Polish name

Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki responds to controversy over bill to outlaw mention of Polish involvement in Holocaust.Elad Benari, 1/28/2018, 1:43 AM

Polish legislation 'a slap in the face,' European rabbi says

European Jewish Association leader slams Polish bill to outlaw mention of involvement in Holocaust, says it harms righteous Poles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2018, 10:32 PM

PM Netanyahu slams Polish law: History cannot be changed

PM Netanyahu, Pres. Rivlin, and MKs slam Poland for new bill to jail those who mention Poland's role in the Holocaust.Chana Roberts, 1/27/2018, 8:06 PM

Poland charges three men who celebrated Hitler's birthday

Polish prosecutors charge three men who were filmed celebrating Adolf Hitler's birthday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2018, 5:44 AM

The age of Neo-Stalinism

Judges have real and huge power. Unlike heads of states and parliamentarians, they are not elected by anyone, which provides a solid ground for manipulation. Poland, which decided to limit judicial power, is being punished by the EU. Alexander Maistrovoy , 1/22/2018, 7:35 AM

Organizers of stunt at Auschwitz sent to jail

Polish court jails organizers of a stunt that saw a dozen people take off their clothes and slaughter a lamb at Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2018, 6:36 AM

Poland seeks to tamp down German war reparations row

Polish minister says country is 'looking for solutions,' says issue of reparations should not harm relationship with Germany.AFP, 1/17/2018, 4:17 PM

Poland: Two Belgians acquitted of Auschwitz theft

Polish court acquits two Belgians who were accused of stealing parts of an electric fence from Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/29/2017, 10:29 PM

Ukraine: Christmas play turns anti-Semitic

Christmas play at Polish consulate in Ukraine includes anti-Semitic message.JTA, 12/27/2017, 7:16 PM

Polish official dismissed for digging up Jewish cemetery bones

Local conservator in Siemiatycze in eastern Poland dismissed after construction work digs up bones buried at Jewish cemetery.JTA, 12/25/2017, 8:27 PM

Youths smash dozens of headstones in Serbian Jewish cemetery

Serbian youth jump fence, smash headstones, in Jewish cemetery.JTA, 12/23/2017, 6:31 PM

Poland’s government to restore Warsaw Jewish cemetery

Poland’s government pledges $28 million to restoring the Warsaw Jewish cemetery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2017, 4:43 AM

Polish President: It's important Jews feel at home

At Hanukkah event, Polish president gets menorah featuring Jerusalem.JTA, 12/16/2017, 11:59 PM

Krakow opens first kosher hotel post-Holocaust

New hotel offers kosher food, Shabbat elevators, and an in-house synagogue.JTA, 12/16/2017, 5:59 PM

Hanukkah candles lit in Polish parliament

Israeli ambassador, representatives of the Jewish community, attend candle lighting ceremony in Polish parliament.JTA, 12/13/2017, 4:23 PM

Polish PM: Jews are our brothers

New Polish Prime Minister refers to rescue of ‘Jewish brothers’ in his inaugural address.JTA, 12/13/2017, 9:50 AM

Human remains dug up next to Jewish cemetery in Poland

Construction work uncovers human remains next to Jewish cemetery in eastern Poland.JTA, 12/7/2017, 2:28 PM

Poland: Investigate 'naked tag' video filmed in gas chamber

Polish interior minister orders investigation into naked video filmed at gas chamber.JTA, 12/2/2017, 9:29 PM

Landowner asks Polish town: Remove memorial to Holocaust victims

Owner of land on which memorial to Jews murdered by Nazis was built wants monument gone to sell or lease land.JTA, 11/27/2017, 7:59 PM

Holocaust survivor who cut hair in Chicago till he was 97, dies

A life-saving choice: Benjamin Scheinkopf's father insists he be a cobbler, but Ben and his brother choose to cut hair, saving their lives.JTA, 11/24/2017, 2:32 PM

Police seize ‘No Jews allowed’ banner from Polish hostel

Police officers remove sign forbidding entry to 'Jews, communists, and traitors,' regional prosecutor investigates indicting hotel's owner.JTA, 11/24/2017, 1:21 PM

Polish hostel: Entry forbidden to Jews and thieves

Polish hostel forbids entry to Jews, communists, thieves, mayor says hostel is 'private property' and refrains from intervening.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2017, 11:33 AM

Polish Jewish leaders meet with ruling party leader

Meeting follows nationalist march in Warsaw in marchers shouted 'Jews out!'JTA, 11/21/2017, 6:04 PM

Poland to build Warsaw Ghetto museum

New museum focuses on life and death in the Warsaw Ghetto, where the Nazis imprisoned nearly 500,000 Jews during the Holocaust.AFP, 11/18/2017, 6:15 PM

Proof of Nazi evils by Warsaw Ghetto Jews gets first exhibition

Documentation of Nazi atrocities heroically saved by Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto have gone on display for the first time.JTA, 11/16/2017, 6:01 PM

Far-right marchers shout ‘Jews out’ at Polish independence event

Priest tells followers to wage war on 'Talmudism,' protesters shout Nazi slogans in Warsaw Independence Day march.JTA, 11/13/2017, 4:01 PM

'Ban Richard Spencer from Polish Independence Day event'

American Jewish Committee Warsaw Office calls on Polish authorities not to allow notorious US white supremacist to visit Poland.JTA, 10/26/2017, 5:34 PM

Polish historian who said Nazi invasion not so bad honored

Polish Education Minister awards medal 'for special merits for education' who said Nazi invasion 'was not so bad for Jews.'JTA, 10/24/2017, 6:09 PM

Poland's proposed restitution excludes most Holocaust survivors

World Jewish Restitution Organization expresses 'profound disappointment' at proposed legislation excluding majority of Holocaust survivors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2017, 9:33 PM

Poland may compensate owners of properties seized in Holocaust

New law will partially compensate for private-owned looted property, official says.JTA, 10/14/2017, 10:50 PM

Polish museum gives millionth visitor free tickets to Israel

Warsaw Jewish museum welcomes 1 millionth visitor to core exhibition.JTA, 10/9/2017, 7:59 AM

Polish culture minister slams EU museum for Holocaust exibit

Piotr Gliński says House of European History in Brussels portrays Poland as 'co-perpetrator' of the Holocaust.JTA, 10/8/2017, 4:46 PM

Polish historian claims Nazi invasion was not so bad for Jews

The Polish Institute of National Remembrance rebuffs historian who said Nazi invasion 'did not look very bad' for Polish Jews.JTA, 10/5/2017, 8:43 PM

Poland tasks lawmakers with estimating German war reparations

Poland creates committee to investigate World War II reparations owed by Germany to Poland, does not set for results.AFP, 9/30/2017, 8:02 PM

Polish leader denounces anti-Semitism, praises Israel

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, head of Poland's governing party, denounces anti-Semitism after Jewish groups express concern.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2017, 1:05 AM

Germany rejects Polish call for more WWII reparations

Agreement made in 1953 remains binding, German official says.AFP, 9/8/2017, 3:12 PM

Man who burned Jewish effigy sues over anti-Semite label

Jewish leaders of Polish town sued by man who burned effigy of haredi Jew for calling him anti-Semitic.JTA, 9/6/2017, 6:29 PM

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