Polish Jewish Community Grows in Shadows of HistoryWith a very individualistic approach to religion, Poland's Jewish community returns facing unique challenges.
Poles Look to Jewish Past with Unique AdmirationRabbi Yona Daniel Simons says his time in the country proved Poles' views of Jews is far more complex than what people think.
Could the Allies Have Saved Jews From the Nazis?A major event has been examining in depth, whether the Allies could have done more to save Jews during the Holocaust.
List of Auschwitz Inmates Found in School Library BookHistorians trying to determine how a list of 15 inmates of Auschwitz made it into a school library book.
Giant Swastika Sprayed Outside Polish NightclubSwastika appears in parking lot of disco in Częstochowa, owner claims not anti-Semitism, but the 'yellow brick road from Wizard of Oz.'
Did Polish Oscar-Winning Film Distort the Holocaust?'Ida' wins best foreign language in exploring Nazi occupation of Poland, but has caused an uproar in the European state.
Polish 'Iron Men' and Jewish TombstonesJohnny Daniels' 'Project Matzeva' has Polish 'Iron Man' members restoring desecrated Jewish gravestones, and fighting anti-Semitism.
Italian Jewish Leader Arrested Trying to Flee Auschwitz'Disgrace' as Rome's Jewish community leader gets locked in death camp parents were murdered in, then interrogated by Polish police.
Putin: Attempts to Rewrite Holocaust History 'Unacceptable'Russia's Vladimir Putin decries 'immoral' attempts to 'hush up' Nazi crimes at Moscow Auschwitz liberation commemorations.
Poles Bristle at Lingering Stigma of the HolocaustMurder and sacrifice; betrayal and heroism - Poland still struggling to come to terms with its mixed, sometimes sordid, Holocaust record.
Polanski Says He 'Trusts' Authorities Weighing ExtraditionFilmmaker accused of rape states he will comply with legal proceedings as Polish authorities decide whether to extradite him.
US Asks Poland to Extradite Roman PolanskiFilmmaker arrested for sex offenses in Poland becomes center of global scandal.
Poland to Restore PhDs Voided by Nazi GermanyUniversity makes 'symbolic gesture' to restore doctorates held by Jews and Nazi opposers.
70-Year-Old Mezuzah in Perfect Condition Found in PolandAs part of project to memoralize Jews who disappeared in Holocaust, remarkable discovery made on doorpost in Przemysl.
Kosher Slaughter Ban Overturned in PolandLandmark decision declares kosher slaughter constitutional in Poland; Rabbis hail 'precedent-setting' ruling.
Desecrated Jewish Cemetery in Poland Slated for DestructionGrodzisk cemetery destroyed in Holocaust used as junkyard and storage site; now building plans threaten its very existence.
Holocaust Victims' Shoes Stolen from MajdanekEight shoes that once belonged to Holocaust victims stolen from the former concentration camp Majdanek in Poland.
Rivlin Seeks Ties with Poland as 'Moderating Factor' in EURivlin, in Warsaw: 'I know that when we speak, we understand another, [. . .] you cannot maintain a state when it faces existential threat.'
Rivlin: Keys to Israel's Foreign Relations are USA, USA and USASpeaking in Poland, President says Jerusalem construction is not a provocation, plays down 'diplomatic crisis' with US.
Warsaw Museum Sheds Light on 1,000-Year History of Poland's JewsBreathtaking architecture and latest technology combine in 'game-changing' institution; Israeli President opens new museum.
Poland Will Hold Hearing On Ritual Slaughter BanThe Jewish community hopes the discussion will clarify once and for all whether or not kosher slaughter is legal in Poland.
President Rivlin Flies to Poland on First Official Visit AbroadPresident Reuven Rivlin will be inaugurating new Warsaw Jewish museum.
Jewish Tombstones Used to Pave Roads Return to CemeteriesPolish officials to restore Jewish tombstones in Warsaw to their rightful place after they are discovered bricked into WWII-era buildings.
Israeli Socialist Movement Compares IDF to Nazis at AuschwitzOutrage after youth movement educator's letter equating IDF soldiers with Nazis read during an Israeli high school trip to Auschwitz.
Holocaust Memorial for Righteous Gentiles Planned for WarsawPolish citizens who saved Jews to be honored in new monument; children of survivors foot the bill.
Antique Torah Discovered in Polish Couch Arrives in IsraelAn antique Torah scroll that was discovered in the home of a Polish family was returned to Israel this week by the “Mi'amakim" organization.
Polish Motorcycle Rally Remembers Righteous Among the NationsGroup 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”.
Neo-Nazis Protest Against 'Protective Edge' in PolandJewish, pro-Israel communities stage counter-protest in Warsaw; activist laments 'ugly face' of European far-right.
Judaism and Zionism in the Heart of KrakowThe world famous festival dedicated to Jewish culture in Poland is running in Krakow for the 24th year.
Exclusive: Interview with New Chief Rabbi of KrakowRabbi Eliezer Gur-Ari, incumbent Chief Rabbi of Krakow, talks to Arutz Sheva on Jewish life - and anti-Semitism - in Poland.
A Jewish Rennaissance in Krakow'Israel Days in Krakow' bring in the crowds as students take pride in their Jewish identity.
Survivor Says He Overcame Nazis Three TimesAsher Oud, who survived two ghettos and three concentration camps, said he had achieved three victories over the Nazis
Skinheads Party in MajdanekThree young men post incriminating photos of the crazed visit in social media, are apprehended.
Jewish WWII Gravestones Discovered Right Before DestructionSeven gravestones in abandoned house in Poland found by chance before demolition, part of destroyed Jewish cemetery.
Polish Official Calls for End to Ban on Kosher SlaughterPoland's human rights ombudsman says Warsaw should advance legislation to legalize kosher slaughter, as a matter of human rights.
Knesset MKs Visit AuschwitzLandmark delegation of MKs, Polish MPs, Israeli and Polish governments visit Auschwitz for International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
MK Feiglin: I'm Not Going to Poland - Here's WhyMK Feiglin will not join historic Knesset session at the site of the Auschwitz death camp; says visits send the wrong message.
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.
Employee of Majdanek Museum Charged with Anti-SemitismAn employee of the museum at the former Majdanek camp and five others charged after placing anti-Semitic posters in Lublin.
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.
Taiwan Translates First Report on Auschwitz into ChineseChinese-language edition of the first account of Auschwitz, by Polish hero Witold Pilecki, to be released Wednesday.
Polish Catholic Church Unveils Blood Libel PaintingOn Thursday for church's international Day of Judaism, controversial picture uncovered to expose realities of anti-Semitic past.
Poland: 'Jews to Gas Chambers' Not RacistMunicipal prosecutor rules anti-Semitic chants by Polish League soccer fans were not a racist criminal offense.
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."
Campaigners Rally to Save Historic pre-Holocaust SynagoguePolish campaigners say that unless funds are found soon, Krasnik synagogue restoration at risk.
Turkish Students Found Guilty of Nazi Salute at AuschwitzPair of 22 year-old history students avoid jail, receive 6-month suspended sentence in second such incident in recent months.
Again: Turkish Students Arrested for Nazi Salutes at AuschwitzSecond incident in three months sees Turkish students arrested - this time under infamous sign at the entrance to notorious Nazi camp.
Jews and Muslims Have Joint Beef With Polish BanJews and Muslims cooperate in bringing official complaint to EU against Polish ban on ritual slaughter (shechita).
Polish President: We Hope to Resolve Shechita Issue SoonPresident of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski, says his government was very concerned over the ban on kosher slaughter in his country.
Lithuania Trying to Cash in On Poland's Kosher Slaughter BanLithuania takes a step towards legalizing the ritual slaughter of livestock for food after neighboring Poland imposed a ban.
Turkish Students Arrested for Nazi Salutes at Nazi Death CampTwo Turkish students could face up to three years in jail for "promoting fascism" after shouting "Heil Hitler" at Israeli group.
Poland: Catholic Church Defends Ritual SlaughterPoland's senior Catholic clergy say Jewish ritual slaughter must be reinstated in the country to protect religious freedom.
Family of Real-Life 'Pianist' Loses Polish Defamation CaseWidow and son of man who inspired the protagonist in famous Holocaust film "The Pianist" angry over false claims of Nazi collaboration.
Brussels Could Save Polish Kosher SlaughterA Polish lawyer says the recent ban of kosher slaughter must be rescinded as it flouts EU regulations.
Israeli Court Orders Expulsion of Polish ActivistKamil Qandil's deportation ordered over "connections with terrorist organizations."
Polish Muslim Leader: Kosher, Halal Slaughter Are LegalThe head of Poland's Muslim community says a ban on halal and kosher slaughter is invalid under European law.
Poland's Top Court to Rule on Kosher Slaughter BanPoland's top court will consider whether Jews and Muslims can perform kosher and halal slaughter despite a recent ban.