Anti-Semitic Polish Politician May Be Headed to Jail

MEP Korwin-Mikke, who gave a Nazi salute during European Parliament, may be guilty of violating ban on incitement to racial hatred.Nitsan Keidar, 7/19/2015, 9:39 AM

'Scandalous' Polish Politican Gives Parliamentarians Nazi Salute

A Polish politician stood up in the European Parliament and gave a Nazi salute, in protest over a German proposal.Moshe Cohen, 7/9/2015, 11:32 AM

Outrage as Polish Nude Tag Game in Gas Chamber Reinstated

World Jewish Congress President condemns Krakow museum for returning offensive exhibit, after protest had previously closed it.Ari Yashar, 7/7/2015, 5:42 PM

Poland to Deport Ukrainian Student Over Rude Gesture at Majdanek

17-year-old Ukrainian to be deported from Poland for snapping a photo of himself waving his middle finger at a memorial in Majdanek.Ben Ariel, 7/2/2015, 4:16 AM

Netanyahu Compares UN and Nazi 'Slander of Jews'

In meeting with Polish FM, Netanyahu slams UNHRC for upcoming 'war crimes' report, vows to resist boycotts 'locally if we need to.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2015, 2:14 PM

'Repulsive' Polish Exhibit Shows Nude Tag Game in Gas Chamber

Museum exhibit with video of nude men and women playing tag receiving patronage from Israel embassy; 'repulsive and offensive.'Ari Yashar, 6/5/2015, 1:47 PM

Cycling from Auschwitz to Celebrate Jewish Life

Ride for the Living honors Holocaust; one survivor participant retraces with family his 55-mile walk to liberation 70 years ago.Nitsan Keidar, 6/2/2015, 8:38 PM

Poland to Take in Syrian Christian Refugees

60 families fleeing 'barbaric' Islamist violence to be accepted for asylum, days after Poland rejected EU asylum quota.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2015, 7:05 PM

New Polish President Denounced Holocaust Apology

Andrzej Duda wins after criticizing outgoing president for recognizing Polish complicity in murder of Jews.Ari Yashar, 5/25/2015, 3:51 PM

Poland to Publish Extensive List of Auschwitz Staff

Poland is preparing an extensive list of the personnel who served in Auschwitz, where more than 8,700 people are now believe to have worked.Nissan Tzur and Elad Benari, 5/20/2015, 2:16 AM

'Apples to Apples' Card Causes 'Nazi Poland' Snafu

Apples to...oranges? Mattel apologizes after Warsaw insists card for 'Schindler's List' in popular game was 'historically inaccurate.'Tova Dvorin, 4/26/2015, 9:10 AM

Poland Cautiously Accepts FBI Chief's Apology on Holocaust

Poland's leaders guardedly accept James Comey's words of regret over remarks on Poland's role in the Holocaust.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/25/2015, 1:33 AM

Young Israel: FBI Director is Right to Target Evil

The National Council of Young Israel praises James Comey's indictment of Polish collusion during the Holocaust, saying it cannot be ignored.Gedalyah Reback, 4/24/2015, 3:08 PM

Visits to Auschwitz-Birkenau at Record High

More people than ever are seeking to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and death camps.Yaakov Levi, 4/22/2015, 5:20 PM

US Tries to Calm Tensions with Poland, But No Apologies

State Department says FBI Director's remarks did not 'intend' to suggest Poland was responsible for the Holocaust, but does not apologize.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2015, 9:08 AM

US Envoy Apologizes to Poland over FBI Chief's Holocaust Blame

Amb. Stephen Mull apologizes for remarks blaming Poland for the Holocaust, says he will work to smooth tensions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2015, 8:35 PM

Poland Summons US Ambassador Over Holocaust Remarks

Warsaw demands apology after FBI chief stated that Poland played a role in Nazi's systemic genocide of Jews and other minorities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2015, 5:29 PM

Polish Jewish Community Grows in Shadows of History

With a very individualistic approach to religion, Poland's Jewish community returns facing unique challenges.Gedalyah Reback, 4/8/2015, 12:03 AM

Poles Look to Jewish Past with Unique Admiration

Rabbi Yona Daniel Simons says his time in the country proved Poles' views of Jews is far more complex than what people think.Gedalyah Reback, 4/7/2015, 3:34 PM

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.Hezki Baruch, Moshe Cohen, 3/26/2015, 10:01 AM

List of Auschwitz Inmates Found in School Library Book

Historians trying to determine how a list of 15 inmates of Auschwitz made it into a school library book.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2015, 4:12 AM

Giant Swastika Sprayed Outside Polish Nightclub

Swastika appears in parking lot of disco in Częstochowa, owner claims not anti-Semitism, but the 'yellow brick road from Wizard of Oz.'Nitzan Tzur, Cynthia Blank, 3/1/2015, 9:35 AM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2015, 7:21 AM

Polish 'Iron Men' and Jewish Tombstones

Johnny Daniels' 'Project Matzeva' has Polish 'Iron Man' members restoring desecrated Jewish gravestones, and fighting anti-Semitism.Nissan Tzur, 2/12/2015, 4:57 PM

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.Ari Yashar, 1/29/2015, 3:33 PM

Putin: Attempts to Rewrite Holocaust History 'Unacceptable'

Russia's Vladimir Putin decries 'immoral' attempts to 'hush up' Nazi crimes at Moscow Auschwitz liberation commemorations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2015, 5:59 PM

Poles Bristle at Lingering Stigma of the Holocaust

Murder and sacrifice; betrayal and heroism - Poland still struggling to come to terms with its mixed, sometimes sordid, Holocaust record.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2015, 2:57 PM

Polanski Says He 'Trusts' Authorities Weighing Extradition

Filmmaker accused of rape states he will comply with legal proceedings as Polish authorities decide whether to extradite him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2015, 1:35 PM

US Asks Poland to Extradite Roman Polanski

Filmmaker arrested for sex offenses in Poland becomes center of global scandal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2015, 5:57 PM

Poland to Restore PhDs Voided by Nazi Germany

University makes 'symbolic gesture' to restore doctorates held by Jews and Nazi opposers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2015, 7:47 PM

70-Year-Old Mezuzah in Perfect Condition Found in Poland

As part of project to memoralize Jews who disappeared in Holocaust, remarkable discovery made on doorpost in Przemysl.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 1/5/2015, 10:11 AM

Kosher Slaughter Ban Overturned in Poland

Landmark decision declares kosher slaughter constitutional in Poland; Rabbis hail 'precedent-setting' ruling.Eliran Aharon, 12/10/2014, 7:12 PM

Desecrated Jewish Cemetery in Poland Slated for Destruction

Grodzisk cemetery destroyed in Holocaust used as junkyard and storage site; now building plans threaten its very existence.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 11/27/2014, 3:59 PM

Holocaust Victims' Shoes Stolen from Majdanek

Eight shoes that once belonged to Holocaust victims stolen from the former concentration camp Majdanek in Poland.Ben Ariel, 11/26/2014, 6:42 AM

Rivlin Seeks Ties with Poland as 'Moderating Factor' in EU

Rivlin, in Warsaw: 'I know that when we speak, we understand another, [. . .] you cannot maintain a state when it faces existential threat.'Tova Dvorin, 10/29/2014, 4:36 PM

Rivlin: Keys to Israel's Foreign Relations are USA, USA and USA

Speaking in Poland, President says Jerusalem construction is not a provocation, plays down 'diplomatic crisis' with US.Arutz Sheva, 10/29/2014, 11:46 AM

Warsaw Museum Sheds Light on 1,000-Year History of Poland's Jews

Breathtaking architecture and latest technology combine in 'game-changing' institution; Israeli President opens new museum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2014, 4:01 PM

Poland Will Hold Hearing On Ritual Slaughter Ban

The Jewish community hopes the discussion will clarify once and for all whether or not kosher slaughter is legal in Poland.Cynthia Blank, 10/27/2014, 6:43 PM

President Rivlin Flies to Poland on First Official Visit Abroad

President Reuven Rivlin will be inaugurating new Warsaw Jewish museum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2014, 2:29 PM

Jewish Tombstones Used to Pave Roads Return to Cemeteries

Polish officials to restore Jewish tombstones in Warsaw to their rightful place after they are discovered bricked into WWII-era buildings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2014, 7:47 AM

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