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News and updates about Warsaw

Poland:

Lawmaker who extinguished menorah elected to EU Parliament

Grzegorz Braun, the Polish lawmaker who was criticized after extinguishing a Hanukkah menorah in Warsaw last year, elected to the European Parliament.

Lawmaker who extinguished menorah elected to EU Parliament

Firebomb hurled at Warsaw synagogue

'Outrageous antisemitic attacks such as this can not be tolerated, perpetrators must be found and punished,' Israel's Amb. to Poland urges.

Firebomb hurled at Warsaw synagogue

Support the mother:

“It haunts me day and night”

Father of 6 Speaks Up About His Fears of a Dreaded ‘The Day After’ Happening to Him.

“It haunts me day and night”

The nation of Israel is very much alive

People who never came to a Jewish event suddenly arrived here and spent the entire Shabbat with us.

The nation of Israel is very much alive

Warsaw:

Yael Camp unites Jewish youngsters from diverse backgrounds

The camp drew 170 children from places as far away as Morocco and Georgia.

Yael Camp unites Jewish youngsters from diverse backgrounds

Warsaw adopts IHRA working definition of antisemitism

Polish capital becomes the latest in a host of capital cities in the world to adopt this definition.

Warsaw adopts IHRA working definition of antisemitism

President Herzog:

'Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was fought for the dignity of mankind'

Israeli President attends commemoration of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising's 80th anniversary at the Nożyk Synagogue in Warsaw.

'Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was fought for the dignity of mankind'

Despite the fighting, Ukrainian Jews learn Judaism in Warsaw

Limmud FSU Ukraine volunteers gather in Warsaw for a unique event of Jewish learning.

Despite the fighting, Ukrainian Jews learn Judaism in Warsaw

March marks 80 years since Nazi liquidation of Warsaw ghetto

March was dedicated to victims of deportations in wake of Ukraine conflict.

March marks 80 years since Nazi liquidation of Warsaw ghetto

Russian ambassador to Poland hit with red paint during WW2 event

Russia’s ambassador to Poland is hit with red paint by activists protesting the Ukraine war during a visit to Warsaw.

Russian ambassador to Poland hit with red paint during WW2 event

First 'brit mila' at Chabad refugee center in Warsaw

Ukrainian refugees celebrate first 'brit mila' of first healthy baby boy at the Chabad Special Center for Ukrainian Refugees – in Warsaw.

First 'brit mila' at Chabad refugee center in Warsaw

Warsaw:

Preparing for the giant refugee Passover Seder

Chabad Warsaw has been helping Ukrainian Jewish refugees in Poland and is preparing a large seder for them at a hotel.

Preparing for the giant refugee Passover Seder

250 Jewish Refugees to Celebrate Pesach Seder in Warsaw

The Chabad House in Warsaw has transformed into a haven for thousands of Jewish Ukrainian refugees.

250 Jewish Refugees to Celebrate Pesach Seder in Warsaw

After 78 years, Jewish remains from Warsaw Ghetto buried

Remains believed to be from Jewish victims from the Warsaw Ghetto discovered, buried in Jewish cemetery ahead of Yom Kippur.

After 78 years, Jewish remains from Warsaw Ghetto buried

Warsaw honors secret archive that documented Holocaust’s horror

Jewish organizations unveil monument in Warsaw to Jewish activists who buried secret archive documenting the Holocaust

Warsaw honors secret archive that documented Holocaust’s horror

Warsaw claims Holocaust museum has illegally smuggled artifacts

City of Warsaw says sets of Holocaust-era tefillin at Shem Olam Holocaust museum were illegally smuggled out of Poland.

Warsaw claims Holocaust museum has illegally smuggled artifacts

Poland: Elderly Holocaust rescuers enjoy free taxi service

In Warsaw, elderly Poles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust have a free taxi service - but funds are running short.

Poland: Elderly Holocaust rescuers enjoy free taxi service

University of Warsaw students remember Jewish victims

University students mark anniversary of he ghetto benches segregation introduced 82 years ago at the university.

University of Warsaw students remember Jewish victims

2 Dutch-Armenian men arrested for assault on Israelis in Poland

Warsaw police arrested 2 Dutch nationals and are searching for Arab man in connection with violent assault on Israeli students.

2 Dutch-Armenian men arrested for assault on Israelis in Poland

Israeli students assaulted by ‘Arabic speakers’ in Warsaw

Israeli law students spending a semester in Warsaw beaten to the point of losing consciousness in apparent anti-Semitic attack.

Israeli students assaulted by ‘Arabic speakers’ in Warsaw

Live: Pence speaks at ceremony marking start of WWII

US VP delivers remarks in Warsaw at ceremony marking 80th anniversary of outbreak of World War II.

Live: Pence speaks at ceremony marking start of WWII

Poles pay homage 75 years since Warsaw Uprising

75th anniversary of uprising by Polish home army marked in Warsaw.

Poles pay homage 75 years since Warsaw Uprising

Mike Tyson to visit Warsaw Ghetto

Heavyweight boxing champion to visit Warsaw Ghetto Memorial, POLIN Jewish museum, and other Jewish sites in Warsaw.

Mike Tyson to visit Warsaw Ghetto

Poland summons Israeli ambassador after 'racist attack'

Israeli ambassador called in to Polish foreign ministry after attack on Polish diplomat in Tel Aviv. Polish PM denounces 'racist attack'.

Poland summons Israeli ambassador after 'racist attack'

Jewish communities help Warsaw's Jews rediscover faith

Jewish Agency launches unique partnership between Jewish communities in America, Israel, Poland.

Jewish communities help Warsaw's Jews rediscover faith

Poland: No politics in not renewing Jewish museum head's tenure

Petition signed by several thousand claims decision not to renew director's contract is "clearly political."

Poland: No politics in not renewing Jewish museum head's tenure

Netanyahu:

‘Don’t reject US plan before it’s even presented’

Netanyahu in recordings obtained by Arutz Sheva: If a Palestinian leader will genuinely want peace, we can make peace.

‘Don’t reject US plan before it’s even presented’

Netanyahu's flight delayed due to plane malfunction

Netanyahu to spend another night in Warsaw after towing vehicle damages his plane.

Netanyahu's flight delayed due to plane malfunction

Netanyahu publicly flouts Poland's Holocaust Law

'Everybody knows Poles collaborated with the Nazis, its a fact,' says Netanyahu in Warsaw. Polish PM: 'Netanyahu's comments are surprising'.

Netanyahu publicly flouts Poland's Holocaust Law

Watch: Arab leaders back united front with Israel against Iran

Foreign Ministers from Bahrain, Saudi Arabia say Iran threatens the rest of the Middle East, undermines Arab-Israeli peace efforts.

Watch: Arab leaders back united front with Israel against Iran

Netanyahu: Something amazing happened here

PM touts public relations with Arab leaders at Warsaw conference.

Netanyahu: Something amazing happened here

Netanyahu, Pence meet at Holocaust Museum in Warsaw

Israeli PM, US Vice President have 'meaningful' meeting at site of Warsaw Ghetto, reaffirm 'unbreakable bond' between the US and Israel.

Netanyahu, Pence meet at Holocaust Museum in Warsaw

Watch: Pence, Netanyahu, and Polish PM at Warsaw Ghetto memorial

Vice President Pence, PM Netanyahu, and Polish Premier Morawiecki visit memorial monument to Warsaw Ghetto.

Watch: Pence, Netanyahu, and Polish PM at Warsaw Ghetto memorial

Pence rips Europe for helping Iran evade US sanctions

Vice President accuses European nations of working to 'break American sanctions against Iran's murderous revolutionary regime.'

Pence rips Europe for helping Iran evade US sanctions

Watch: Will Israeli prime minister be invited to Bahrain?

Bahrain foreign minister leaves possibility open. "I leave matters to when it happens."

Watch: Will Israeli prime minister be invited to Bahrain?

Watch: Secretary Pompeo opens Warsaw Conference

Pompeo opens US-Polish conference on Middle East held in Warsaw. "Bringing countries together in new ways to solve old problems."

Watch: Secretary Pompeo opens Warsaw Conference

Pompeo:

'Can't achieve peace without confronting Iran'

Netanyahu and US Secretary of State speak with reporters at Warsaw conference on Middle East, addressing Iranian threat.

'Can't achieve peace without confronting Iran'

Live: Second day of Warsaw conference

Second day of US-Polish security conference on Middle East held in Warsaw.

Live: Second day of Warsaw conference

Mike Pence:

'We are beginning a new era'

US Vice President delivers opening remarks at Warsaw conference on Middle East. "We are stronger together than we ever could be apart."

'We are beginning a new era'

Netanyahu: I will meet important Arab leaders

PM touts open, non-secret meetings with Arab leaders at Warsaw conference. 'Israel's relations are heating up.'

Netanyahu: I will meet important Arab leaders

Netanyahu meets with foreign minister of Oman

PM meets with Yusuf Bin Alawi on sidelines of Warsaw summit, following his meeting with sultan of Oman. "Seize the future."

Netanyahu meets with foreign minister of Oman

Netanyahu joins Arab leaders at conference on Iranian threat

Israeli PM joints leaders from across Arab world at Warsaw conference to plan response to growing Iranian threat in Middle East.

Netanyahu joins Arab leaders at conference on Iranian threat

'Europe helps Iran after it sends terrorists to EU soil'

PM leaves for Warsaw conference, wonders how European nations can continue to support Iran even as Iran sends terror squads there.

'Europe helps Iran after it sends terrorists to EU soil'

Warsaw airport confiscates Israeli's 'dangerous' cello strings

Polish airport authorities force Israeli musician to surrender cello strings, calling them 'dangerous'.

Warsaw airport confiscates Israeli's 'dangerous' cello strings

Israel holds symbolic re-creation of Warsaw embassy opening

70 years later, ambassador to Poland holds symbolic re-creation of opening of Warsaw embassy, the first Israeli mission established abroad.

Israel holds symbolic re-creation of Warsaw embassy opening

Warsaw: No investigation into anti-Semitic incident

Warsaw prosecutor’s office will not investigate anti-Semitic letter left at Center for Holocaust Research.

Warsaw: No investigation into anti-Semitic incident

Descendants of Warsaw's Jews may now be able to locate assets

A 1939 phone book could be the key to unlocking millions in Polish Holocaust restitution payments.

Descendants of Warsaw's Jews may now be able to locate assets

Warsaw Jewish Theater gets $41 million from city for new home

Polish capital city allocates $41 million to cover costs of new building.

Warsaw Jewish Theater gets $41 million from city for new home

Polish candidate fires aide over anti-Semitic Facebook post

Deputy Justice Minister fires aide who urged friend via social media to murder Jews arriving from Tel Aviv.

Polish candidate fires aide over anti-Semitic Facebook post

Polish bill restricting kosher slaughtering removed from agenda

Chief Rabbi Schudrich thanked Warsaw for the "consideration of safeguarding the interests of Poland's Jewish citizens."

Polish bill restricting kosher slaughtering removed from agenda

Kansas teacher awarded for revealing Holocaust hero's story

Norman Conard awarded in Warsaw for working on bringing story of Holocaust hero Irena Sendler to light.

Kansas teacher awarded for revealing Holocaust hero's story

Poland’s government to restore Warsaw Jewish cemetery

Poland’s government pledges $28 million to restoring the Warsaw Jewish cemetery.

Poland’s government to restore Warsaw Jewish cemetery

Polish Jewish leaders meet with ruling party leader

Meeting follows nationalist march in Warsaw in marchers shouted 'Jews out!'

Polish Jewish leaders meet with ruling party leader

Polish rescuers of Jews during Shoah honored for ‘true heroism’

30 Righteous Gentiles honored in ceremony attended by foreign and Israeli diplomats.

Polish rescuers of Jews during Shoah honored for ‘true heroism’

Warsaw residents join Shabbat dinner to mark anniversary of WW2

Jews, non-Jews join together to mark anniversary of Nazi invasion of Poland.

Warsaw residents join Shabbat dinner to mark anniversary of WW2

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.

Israeli father, daughter injured in auto accident in Poland

Poland condemns attack on Israeli soccer players

Polish government condemns attack on members of Hapoel Petah Tikva near Warsaw, says it is investigating.

Poland condemns attack on Israeli soccer players

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.

Warsaw's Great Jewish Cemetery damaged by storm

Watch: Torah scrolls buried in Warsaw

Warsaw's Jewish community buried damaged Torah scrolls on the anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising.

Watch: Torah scrolls buried in Warsaw

Warsaw Jewish community buries damaged Torah scrolls

On the anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising, Warsaw Jewish community buries the remains of damaged pre-war Torah scrolls.

Warsaw Jewish community buries damaged Torah scrolls