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

Polish former priest indicted for inciting hatred against Jews

Former priest who hosted 'March of Patriots' indicted for inciting against Jews and Ukranians, called Jews 'cancer.'JTA, 7/9/2017, 6:02 PM

Trump: Western civilization will never be broken

President Trump defends Western values during Warsaw address, calls for unity to defend 'civilization itself'.David Rosenberg, 7/6/2017, 6:06 PM

Has the wandering Jew arrived?

Has the answer to that question changed since Albert Londres asked it in his 1930-31 masterpiece, just reissued by Gefen publishers?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 7/6/2017, 12:15 PM

Holocaust historian receives death threats

Polish historian and son of Holocaust survivors who accused the Poles of murdering Jews during Holocaust receiving police protection.Mordechai Sones, 6/20/2017, 7:44 PM

Israeli rowing team wins World Cup bronze

Israel's paralympic coxed quad comes 3rd in the World Cup.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2017, 2:58 PM

Polish PM under fire for remarks at Auschwitz

Polish Prime Minister criticized after appearing to defend her government's anti-migrant policy during a speech in Auschwitz.Nissan Tzur, 6/15/2017, 5:37 AM

Three EU countries say 'no' to Muslims

EU mulling legal cases against Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic over their refusal to take in Muslim asylum-seekers.Nissan Tzur, 6/13/2017, 3:43 AM

Foundations of synagogue destroyed in 1938 uncovered in Poland

Archaeologists in Western Poland find the foundations of the New Synagogue, which was destroyed in 1938 during Kristallnacht.JTA, 6/8/2017, 3:32 PM

Books stolen from WWII Polish Jews donated to foundation

Most books come from former collections of Jewish Theological Seminary of Fränkel Foundation in Wroclaw.JTA, 5/23/2017, 8:00 PM

Historic plum tree from Warsaw ghetto has second chance to grow

Plum tree which grew in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War 2 has a chance to grow again after being cut down in December.JTA, 5/10/2017, 6:17 PM

Holocaust survivor reunited with woman who hid her from Nazis

At an event held by Friends of the IDF Holocaust survivor Miri Amir meets savior Mirosława Gruszczyńska.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2017, 8:51 AM

Special interview with Elie Wiesel's son

Elisha Wiesel, son of Nobel laureate Eli Wiesel, says there is no single lesson to be learned from the Holocaust.Yoni Kempinski, 4/23/2017, 9:26 PM

Watch: Torah scrolls buried in Warsaw

Warsaw's Jewish community buried damaged Torah scrolls on the anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising.Yoni Kempinski, 4/23/2017, 4:35 AM

Polish man who burned effigy of Jew sentenced to jail term

Appeals court in Wroclaw sentences a man convicted of the 2015 burning in effigy of a haredi Jew to three months in prison.JTA, 4/13/2017, 10:59 PM

Poland: 2010 crash of presidential plane deliberate

Polish national prosecutors point finger at Russia for deliberately causing crash which killed Polish president and 95 others in 2010.Tal Polon, 4/3/2017, 5:50 PM

11 arrested for desecrating Auschwitz

Polish police detain 11 men and women who slaughtered a sheep and took their clothes off at Auschwitz.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/24/2017, 8:51 PM

The true story of zookeeper who hid Jews in his zoo during WWII

New film, 'The Zookeeper's Wife', recounts true story of Polish couple who hid 300 Jews in their zoo during the Holocaust.AFP, 3/24/2017, 9:33 AM

Son of 98-year-old man accused of Nazi crimes calls for evidence

The son of a Minnesota man, 98, accused of Nazi war crimes, has called for the evidence against his father to be released.JTA, 3/19/2017, 10:02 PM

Polish court accuses Minnesota man, 98, of Nazi war crimes

A Polish court has issued an arrest warrant for 98-year-old Minnesota man it accuses of commanding US division which burned Polish villages.JTA, 3/15/2017, 10:00 PM

Polish Jews commemorate anti-Semitic campaign of 1968

Polish Jews remember anti-Semitic campaign initiated by Communist regime.JTA, 3/8/2017, 5:36 PM

Polish official charged over demolition of former Jewish school

Polish conservator facing prison term for allowing the demolition of former Jewish school building in central Poland.JTA, 2/24/2017, 5:26 AM

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