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Israeli Socialist Movement Compares IDF to Nazis at Auschwitz

Outrage after youth movement educator's letter equating IDF soldiers with Nazis read during an Israeli high school trip to Auschwitz.Ari Yashar, 9/30/2014, 3:58 PM

Holocaust Memorial for Righteous Gentiles Planned for Warsaw

Polish citizens who saved Jews to be honored in new monument; children of survivors foot the bill.AFP, 9/8/2014, 9:46 PM

Antique Torah Discovered in Polish Couch Arrives in Israel

An antique Torah scroll that was discovered in the home of a Polish family was returned to Israel this week by the “Mi'amakim" organization.Moshe Cohen and Nissan Tzur, 9/4/2014, 11:16 AM

Polish Motorcycle Rally Remembers Righteous Among the Nations

Group of Polish motorcyclists go on a rally across Europe as a tribute to Jan Karski, known as “the man who tried to stop the Holocaust”.Nissan Tzur, 8/19/2014, 1:16 AM

Neo-Nazis Protest Against 'Protective Edge' in Poland

Jewish, pro-Israel communities stage counter-protest in Warsaw; activist laments 'ugly face' of European far-right.Hezki Baruch, 7/18/2014, 10:31 AM

Judaism and Zionism in the Heart of Krakow

The world famous festival dedicated to Jewish culture in Poland is running in Krakow for the 24th year.Nissan Tzur, 6/29/2014, 6:05 AM

Exclusive: Interview with New Chief Rabbi of Krakow

Rabbi Eliezer Gur-Ari, incumbent Chief Rabbi of Krakow, talks to Arutz Sheva on Jewish life - and anti-Semitism - in Poland.Nissan Tzur, 6/9/2014, 7:17 PM

A Jewish Rennaissance in Krakow

'Israel Days in Krakow' bring in the crowds as students take pride in their Jewish identity.Nissan Tzur, 5/12/2014, 11:28 AM

Survivor Says He Overcame Nazis Three Times

Asher Oud, who survived two ghettos and three concentration camps, said he had achieved three victories over the NazisYaakov Levi, 4/27/2014, 8:55 PM

Skinheads Party in Majdanek

Three young men post incriminating photos of the crazed visit in social media, are apprehended.Uzi Baruch, 4/6/2014, 10:28 AM

Jewish WWII Gravestones Discovered Right Before Destruction

Seven gravestones in abandoned house in Poland found by chance before demolition, part of destroyed Jewish cemetery.Nissan Tzur, 4/2/2014, 4:09 PM

Polish Official Calls for End to Ban on Kosher Slaughter

Poland's human rights ombudsman says Warsaw should advance legislation to legalize kosher slaughter, as a matter of human rights.David Lev, 2/6/2014, 1:16 PM

Knesset MKs Visit Auschwitz

Landmark delegation of MKs, Polish MPs, Israeli and Polish governments visit Auschwitz for International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Tova Dvorin, 1/27/2014, 5:51 PM

MK Feiglin: I'm Not Going to Poland - Here's Why

MK Feiglin will not join historic Knesset session at the site of the Auschwitz death camp; says visits send the wrong message.Maayana Miskin, 1/26/2014, 1:46 PM

Poll: 13% of Poles Think Jews Guilty of 'Blood Libel'

WZO poll finds anti-Semitism rampant in Poland; calls on Israeli government to take EU to task over rampant anti-Semitism there.Tova Dvorin, 1/26/2014, 12:49 PM

Employee of Majdanek Museum Charged with Anti-Semitism

An employee of the museum at the former Majdanek camp and five others charged after placing anti-Semitic posters in Lublin.Elad Benari, 1/26/2014, 4:50 AM

British Police Charge Soccer Fans Chanting 'Yid'

The 3 men will be tried in February for chanting derogatory term during soccer matches, following warnings against use of word.Ari Yashar, 1/22/2014, 2:16 AM

Taiwan Translates First Report on Auschwitz into Chinese

Chinese-language edition of the first account of Auschwitz, by Polish hero Witold Pilecki, to be released Wednesday.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2014, 2:12 AM

Polish Catholic Church Unveils Blood Libel Painting

On Thursday for church's international Day of Judaism, controversial picture uncovered to expose realities of anti-Semitic past.Ari Yashar, 1/17/2014, 8:05 AM

Poland: 'Jews to Gas Chambers' Not Racist

Municipal prosecutor rules anti-Semitic chants by Polish League soccer fans were not a racist criminal offense.Ari Yashar, 1/16/2014, 4:49 PM

Polish Opposition: Don't Say 'Polish Death Camp'

Poland opposition's bill would impose prison sentences on those who say Nazi concentration camps were "Polish camps."Elad Benari, Canada, 1/10/2014, 10:10 PM

Campaigners Rally to Save Historic pre-Holocaust Synagogue

Polish campaigners say that unless funds are found soon, Krasnik synagogue restoration at risk.Michael Freund, 1/3/2014, 2:22 PM

Turkish Students Found Guilty of Nazi Salute at Auschwitz

Pair of 22 year-old history students avoid jail, receive 6-month suspended sentence in second such incident in recent months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2013, 10:33 PM

Again: Turkish Students Arrested for Nazi Salutes at Auschwitz

Second incident in three months sees Turkish students arrested - this time under infamous sign at the entrance to notorious Nazi camp.Ari Soffer, 12/9/2013, 6:14 PM

Jews and Muslims Have Joint Beef With Polish Ban

Jews and Muslims cooperate in bringing official complaint to EU against Polish ban on ritual slaughter (shechita).Ari Yashar, 11/28/2013, 4:55 PM

Polish President: We Hope to Resolve Shechita Issue Soon

President of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski, says his government was very concerned over the ban on kosher slaughter in his country.David Lev, 11/4/2013, 6:30 PM

Lithuania Trying to Cash in On Poland's Kosher Slaughter Ban

Lithuania takes a step towards legalizing the ritual slaughter of livestock for food after neighboring Poland imposed a ban.Elad Benari, 10/16/2013, 5:44 AM

Turkish Students Arrested for Nazi Salutes at Nazi Death Camp

Two Turkish students could face up to three years in jail for "promoting fascism" after shouting "Heil Hitler" at Israeli group.Ari Soffer & Ege Berk Korkut, 10/15/2013, 1:39 PM

Poland: Catholic Church Defends Ritual Slaughter

Poland's senior Catholic clergy say Jewish ritual slaughter must be reinstated in the country to protect religious freedom.Adam Ross, 10/3/2013, 5:20 PM

Family of Real-Life 'Pianist' Loses Polish Defamation Case

Widow and son of man who inspired the protagonist in famous Holocaust film "The Pianist" angry over false claims of Nazi collaboration.Arutz Sheva, 9/30/2013, 10:34 PM

Brussels Could Save Polish Kosher Slaughter

A Polish lawyer says the recent ban of kosher slaughter must be rescinded as it flouts EU regulations.Adam Ross, 9/20/2013, 1:31 PM

Israeli Court Orders Expulsion of Polish Activist

Kamil Qandil's deportation ordered over "connections with terrorist organizations."Ari Soffer, 9/11/2013, 6:20 PM

Polish Muslim Leader: Kosher, Halal Slaughter Are Legal

The head of Poland's Muslim community says a ban on halal and kosher slaughter is invalid under European law.Elad Benari, 9/11/2013, 3:43 AM

Poland's Top Court to Rule on Kosher Slaughter Ban

Poland's top court will consider whether Jews and Muslims can perform kosher and halal slaughter despite a recent ban.Elad Benari, 9/4/2013, 4:44 AM

Pope to 'Investigate' Polish Ban on Kosher Slaughter

Pope Francis has ordered an investigation into a Polish ban on the ritual kosher slaughter of animals, says WJC head Ron Lauder.Elad Benari, 9/3/2013, 2:13 AM

Ms. Livni, Remember the Recovered Territories

There is an historical precedent for a workable solution.Rabbi Eric Hammer, 8/16/2013, 4:43 PM

Schindler's Rare Blueprints Sold for $63,426

Blueprints for an expansion of Oskar Schindler's Poland factory were sold at an online auction, along with other documents.Elad Benari, 8/16/2013, 5:44 AM

'Hidden' Polish Jews Embrace Their Heritage in Israel

Shavei Israel has brought a group of "hidden" Polish Jews to Israel, to help them get closer to the Jewish people.David Lev, 8/15/2013, 12:59 PM

"Auschwitz Birkenau Must Stay Authentic, Untouched"

The Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation is garnering worldwide support to make sure the historic death camp will be preserved forever.Hezki Baruch, Poland, 8/5/2013, 3:14 AM

Israeli Official in Death Camp: The People of Israel Live

Jonny Daniels, member of the Israeli delegation to Poland, spoke emotionally at a ceremony in Treblinka. Watch the video.Hezki Baruch, Poland, 8/5/2013, 2:12 AM

Report: Burgas Bomb Smuggled from Poland

The detonator and remote control used in the Burgas attack were smuggled in from Poland, a newspaper reports.Elad Benari, 7/30/2013, 4:46 AM

Polish Minister: Top Court Needs to Rule on Slaughter Ban

Poland's top court will have to rule whether kosher slaughter can be performed, says Polish Minister Michal Boni.Elad Benari, 7/23/2013, 4:15 AM

Polish Minister Promises to Fight Kosher Slaughter Ban

The Polish Minister in charge of a committee on solving the kosher slaughter ban says he's prepared to go to the Constitutional Court.Elad Benari, 7/22/2013, 6:15 AM

Polish PM to Form Committee to Discuss Kosher Slaughter

Polish Prime Minister gives his consent to the establishment of a committee that will find a solution to allow kosher slaughtering.Elad Benari, 7/19/2013, 4:42 AM

Poland's PM: No Plans to Reverse Ban on Kosher Slaughter

Poland's PM Donald Tusk says he has no plans to reintroduce legislation to lift a ban on the production of kosher meat.Elad Benari, 7/17/2013, 6:13 AM

EJA: Jews Must Unite to Protest Polish Shechita Ban

European Jewish Association calls on Jews worldwide to unite their efforts to reverse decision to ban shechita in PolandRina Tzvi , 7/16/2013, 6:00 PM

Europe's Jews Call for Unity Over Polish Shechita Ban

European Jewish Association calls for united efforts towards reversing the Polish parliament's decision to ban kosher slaughter.Elad Benari, 7/16/2013, 4:44 AM

Israel Summons Polish Ambassador Over Shechitah Ban

Poland's ambassador was summoned to Jerusalem to register a formal protest against that nation’s ban against ritual slaughter (shechitah).Chana Ya'ar, 7/15/2013, 5:45 PM

Knesset Speaker Tells Poland: Rethink Shechita Ban

MK Edelstein: Poland has moral duty to change 'unacceptable decision' on kosher slaughterGil Ronen, 7/14/2013, 8:11 PM

Poland Strikes Down Bill to Reinstate Kosher Slaughter

Poland's parliament rejects the ritual slaughter of livestock for food, angering the Jewish community as well as farmers and exporters.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/13/2013, 1:35 AM

Introducing Today’s Polish Jews

Activist Sam Konig goes beyond the Holocaust to introduce young Jews to Polish Jewish life in 2013.Yoni Kempinski and A7 staff, 6/16/2013, 11:50 AM

Minister Falls Ill after Auschwitz Visit

Education minister was carried off prime minister's plane in a stretcher when it returned to Israel.Gil Ronen, 6/13/2013, 9:54 PM

Netanyahu at Auschwitz: This Won't Happen Again

Netanyahu opens a new Holocaust exhibition at the site of the Auschwitz death camp.Arutz Sheva, 6/13/2013, 5:07 PM

Netanyahu in Poland: Stop Negotiating About Negotiations

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu calls on the Palestinian Authority to come to the negotiating table without delay.Elad Benari, 6/13/2013, 3:14 AM

Netanyahu: Iran's Elections Change Nothing

Tehran "regime will continue to be led by one man, one ruler (who) will continue Iran's quest for nuclear weapons."Arutz Sheva, 6/12/2013, 10:02 PM

PM Backs Away from Statement w/ Poland Endorsing PA Statehood

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has reportedly backed away from making a prepared joint statement endorsing a Palestinian Authority state.Chana Ya'ar, 6/12/2013, 3:19 PM

PM to Say ‘Two-State Solution’ is Urgently Needed

A planned statement refers to an ‘urgent need’ for the ‘two-state solution.’ Netanyahu: I didn’t read it yet.Maayana Miskin, 6/12/2013, 10:36 AM