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Auschwitz: Turks Arrested over Nazi Salutes

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: Hope to Resolve Shechita Issue

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 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 Pair Arrested for Nazi Salutes at Majdanek

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A Polish lawyer says the recent ban of kosher slaughter must be rescinded as it flouts EU regulations.Adam Ross, 9/20/2013, 1:31 PM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

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 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"

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 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: Court Needs to Rule on Slaughter

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 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 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 Slaughter Ban

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

"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 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 On 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 Kosher Slaughter Bill

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: 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 Endorsing PA State

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

Poland to Reintroduce Kosher Shechita Practices

The Polish government has drafted regulations aimed at reducing animals’ suffering and permitting kosher and halal slaughter. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/25/2013, 1:55 PM

Hundreds Gather to Mark Ghetto Uprising

Hundreds of people, including Holocaust survivors, gathered as Poland marked the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/19/2013, 11:14 PM

Poland's Jews Mark 70th Anniversary of Uprising

Around 100 people gathered at Warsaw's synagogue to pay tribute to the Jews who took part in the Warsaw ghetto uprising.Elad Benari, 4/19/2013, 6:15 AM

Poland Marks Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Poland's parliament paid tribute to fighters of the Warsaw ghetto uprising, amid a host of events marking the 70th anniversary this week. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/17/2013, 10:18 PM

Poll: High Anti-Semitism Among Warsaw Teens

Poll shows anti-Jewish sentiment among youth in Poland's capital. 44% don't want a Jewish neighbor., 4/16/2013, 8:54 PM

Mezuzah Prayer Case Unveiled at Polish Museum

Poland's chief rabbi unveils a special prayer case at a new Jewish museum, days before 70th anniversary of Warsaw ghetto uprising.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/15/2013, 10:03 AM

Probe Into Artist Who Used Shoah Ashes Dropped

Polish prosecutors have dismissed their probe into Swedish artist's claims he used ashes of Holocaust victims.Elad Benari, 4/11/2013, 6:15 AM

European Jewish Parliament Assembles in Poland

The European Jewish Parliament is holding its General Assembly in Poland to discuss issues concerning European Jewry, namely anti-Semitism.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/28/2013, 11:16 AM

Youngest Survivor on Schindler's List Dies at 83

The youngest of 1,100 Jews saved from the Nazis by Oskar Schindler has died in Southern California at the age of 83.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/15/2013, 12:45 AM

Auschwitz Records 1.43 Million Visitors in 2012

The Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp memorial and museum registered 1.43 million visitors in 2012, a record number in its 65-year history. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/8/2013, 8:31 PM

Polish Lawmakers Expected to Back Kosher Slaughter

The Polish parliament is reportedly set to amend the law on the protection of animals to allow kosher slaughter without stunning.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/17/2012, 5:03 PM

European Jews Urge Reversal of Polish Shechita Ban

"Kosher butchering is essential for sustenance of Jewish life" assert European Jewish leaders, urging reversal of Polish shechita ban.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/28/2012, 9:29 PM

Polish Court Bans Kosher Slaughter

Poland’s top court bans ritual slaughter, but move is largely symbolic due to new EU rules. , 11/28/2012, 1:43 AM

Jewish Cemetery in Lodz Vandalized

Unknown perpetrators vandalized around 20 graves at a historic Jewish cemetery in the central Polish city of Lodz, police said TuesdayDavid Lev, 11/21/2012, 1:45 AM

'TNT on Jet that Crashed with Polish President'

'Traces of explosives' found on the fragments of TU-154 that crashed in 2010, killing President Kaczynski.Gil Ronen, 10/30/2012, 2:22 PM

Lublin Mayor Pledges to Protect Majdanek Site

Lublin mayor: 'I will do everything in my power' to block new crematory near Majdanek. Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/5/2012, 2:20 PM

Funeral Company Seeks to Desecrate Nazi Death Camp

A Polish funeral company announced plans to construct a commercial crematorium next to site of former Nazi concentration camp of Majdanek. Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/30/2012, 4:11 PM

Nazi Descendants and Survivors March Across Poland

Descendents of Nazi SS officers, together with Holocaust survivors and their offsprings, began a week-long march across Poland.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/21/2012, 3:57 PM

Secular Threat Bridges Divide Two Rival Churches

The historic visit to Poland by Patriarch Kiril is an attempt to heal historic enmity rooted in religion.Amiel Ungar, 8/20/2012, 4:06 AM

Romney Off to Poland after ‘Million Dollar Visit’

Mitt Romney left Israel for Poland Monday after raising more than $1 million from 40 supporters at a breakfast. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/30/2012, 12:17 PM

BBC Accused of 'Sensationalism' Over Racism Claims

Director of the JCC in Krakow accused the BBC of manipulating his comments in order to bolster a “sensationalist” report on anti-Semitism.Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/10/2012, 3:20 PM

Soccer Team's Auschwitz Visit Sparks Controversy

Prominent German Jewish leader criticizes a visit by members of the German national soccer team to the Auschwitz death camp. Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/5/2012, 10:00 PM

'Jew,' the New Taunt of Euro 2012 Championships

Fans are being warned against traveling to the Ukraine for the Euro 2012 Championship for fears that they risk being attacked by Nazi mobs. Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/5/2012, 12:14 AM