Jewish Foundation for the Righteous honors Poles who saved Jews

US Jewish foundation honors Polish non-Jews who rescued Jews during the Holocaust at an event in Warsaw.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/10/2019, 3:08 AM

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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/8/2019, 8:44 PM

Is World War II history still relevant?

There are five enduring lessons of this defining period in modern history. Translation of an article written at the request of the Rzeczpospolita, one of Poland’s two leading newspapers. David Harris, 9/7/2019, 11:10 PM

Prosecutor: Anti-Semitic inscription 'not public hate speech'

Polish prosecutor closes case of anti-Semitic graffiti on demolished workshop.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/2/2019, 10:38 AM

Polish group that celebrated Hitler's birthday banned

Polish court banns neo-Nazi group that was filmed celebrating Adolf Hitler's birthday in 2017.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2019, 6:23 AM

Poland's Chief Rabbi against honoring accused Nazi collaborators

Rabbi Michael Schudrich criticizes plans by the government to honor group of underground fighters accused of collaborating with the Nazis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2019, 5:25 AM

88 senators urge Pompeo to press Poland on Holocaust restitution

Bipartisan Senate resolution calls on Secretary of State to pressure Poland to take action on restitution of Holocaust victims' property.Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 8/6/2019, 3:00 PM

Poles pay homage 75 years since Warsaw Uprising

75th anniversary of uprising by Polish home army marked in Warsaw.AFP, 8/1/2019, 9:18 PM

Historic Jewish cemetery vandalized month after rededication

16th-century Jewish cemetery in Tarnow, Poland vandalized just 1 month after completion of 2 1/2 years of renovations.Katarzyna Markusz/JTA, 7/22/2019, 9:17 PM

Donors suspend funding of Poland's Jewish history museum

Several private donors to Poland’s Jewish history museum have suspended funding amid uncertainty over who will lead it, Jewish group says.Katarzyna Markusz , JTA, 7/18/2019, 9:01 AM

Chief Polish rabbi climbs fence of barricaded Krakow synagogue

Police detain chief rabbi, demand he explain attempt to enter synagogue.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/5/2019, 7:37 AM

The Poles who preserve Jewish heritage

Irena Sendler Award awarded to two Poles for their contribution to the preservation of the country's Jewish heritage.Nissan Tzur, Poland, 6/23/2019, 6:32 AM

Polish workshop for restoration of Holocaust monument vandalized

Workshop of stonemason who designed and renovated a monument to Holocaust victims in Poland destroyed in a vandalism incident.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2019, 6:03 AM

Jewish leader, diplomat working to recognize Holocaust rescuers

Monika Krawczyk, leader of Polish Jewish community, and Ambassador Jakub Kumoch receive award for development, protection of Polish culture.Katarzyna Markusz/JTA, 6/13/2019, 8:23 PM

Drowning out jeers, Polish soccer fans applaud Israeli anthem

Thousands of Polish soccer fans attending match in Warsaw between their national team and Israel’s applaud during the playing of 'Hatikvah.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/12/2019, 6:01 PM

Polish soccer team calls win over Israeli team a 'pogrom'

Official Facebook page of Polish soccer team says it inflicted "a pogrom" on Israeli team with 4 to 0 win.Cnaan Liphshiz, 6/12/2019, 11:56 AM

Poland's ruling right-wing PiS party top in EU polls

Exit polls show PiS party retaining lead, with 24 seats in European Parliament.Stanislaw Waszak, AFP, 5/27/2019, 10:35 AM

Poles apart: The ugly head of anti-Semitism

Poland is trying to forget its past and claims that it does not need to return stolen Jewish property during the Holocaust.Walter Bingham, 5/24/2019, 7:00 PM

Poland clarifies PM's comments on restitution

Polish Embassy in Israel releases full quotation of PM Morawiecki's comments on paying restitution to Jews who survived World War II.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2019, 11:41 PM

Polish politician slips kippah on head of TV debate rival

Konrad Berkowicz places skullcap on head of Anna Krupka, state secretary for sports and culture on Saturday during debate in Kielce.Cnaan Liphshiz - JTA, 5/20/2019, 7:46 PM

'Poland playing politics with attack on ambassador in Israel'

Former Polish diplomats make rare public criticism of Polish government officials for turning minor incident into major diplomatic row.Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 5/20/2019, 2:22 PM

Polish PM: Restitution to Jews - a victory for Hitler

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki makes clear he opposes paying restitution to Jews who survived World War II.Michal Levy, 5/20/2019, 2:00 AM

Israeli man indicted for spitting on Polish ambassador

65-year-old Israeli man indicted after banging on Polish ambassador's car and spitting at him in Tel Aviv.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/16/2019, 3:16 PM

Manipulation for the media

Expert on Poland-Israel relations: Polish ambassador took advantage of a small argument to advance Polish propaganda, 'hit the Jews again.'Shimon Cohen, 5/16/2019, 1:01 PM

Polish Ambassador: We are continuing to work as usual

Polish ambassador to Israel responds to incident in which a civilian spit on him. "Thanks for the words of encouragement."Nitsan Keidar, 5/16/2019, 5:00 AM

What are the tensions with Poland all about?

Rabbi Michael Schudrich, the Chief Rabbi of Poland, discusses the ongoing tensions between Israel and Poland at CER convention in Antwerp.Yoni Kempinski, Antwerp, 5/16/2019, 3:03 AM

Man who spat at Polish Ambassador apologizes

Herziliya resident says he did not know who he spat at after being disrespected by staff at Polish embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2019, 5:28 PM

Man who attacked ambassador: They called me 'Zydek!'

Man suspected of spitting on Polish ambassador says he didn't know victim's identity, and says he was called a Zydek (little Jew)Nitzan Kedar, 5/15/2019, 1:48 PM

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'.David Rosenberg, 5/15/2019, 12:41 PM

Suspect arrested who spat at Polish ambassador to Israel

Tel Aviv court releases 65-year-old who spat at Poland's Ambassador Magierowski to house arrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2019, 12:40 PM

Poland to discuss bill preventing Holocaust restitution

Poland's Kukiz15 party 'hopes to pass bill' this week preventing 'random demands' for restitution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2019, 10:06 AM

'Disappointed in the tone and language of Poland'

Chair of operations for the World Jewish Restitution Organization responds to Poland's cancellation of Israeli delegation's visit.Nitsan Keidar, 5/14/2019, 2:03 AM

Poland cancels Israeli visit over WWII property restitution row

Israeli visit would have focused primarily on property restitution, Polish Foreign Ministry claims.AFP, 5/13/2019, 7:36 AM

Two historic former synagogues destroyed in Poland and Ukraine

Synagogue built in 1500s in Ukraine and century-old buildings formerly used as synagogue in Poland demolished.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/12/2019, 3:31 PM

Poles protesting Holocaust restitution march through Warsaw

Hundreds of Polish anti-restitution activists rail against ‘Holocaust hyenas’ at march.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/11/2019, 10:23 PM

Polish PM: Poland was Holocaust's greatest victim

Poland won’t pay WWII property compensation because Poles were 'most murdered' victims, PM Morawiecki says.Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 5/6/2019, 8:09 AM

Polish bishop delivers thinly-veiled anti-Semitic sermon

Polish bishop Andrzej Jez claims 'certain nation' planned to divide Catholic church, create scandals to incite hatred.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/3/2019, 10:53 AM

'Israeli minister who made anti-Polish remarks a stupid idiot’

Prominent Holocaust survivor Ed Mosberg blasts Israeli FM over anti-Polish comments, advises Polish president not to visit Israel.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/2/2019, 4:10 PM

Effigy of 'Jew' hung on gallows at former Lodz Ghetto

Activist working to "liberate Poland from American Jews’ occupation" unveils effigy in Lodz of Jewish politician hung on gallows.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/2/2019, 8:02 AM

Watch: Former Finance Minister heckled in Poland

Avraham Hirchson, one of the founders of the March of the Living, heckled during Yom Hashoah event in Poland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2019, 12:10 AM

Survivor Edward Mosberg awarded 'Order of Merit' from Poland

On eve of Holocaust memorial day, US citizen and Holocaust survivor Edward Mosberg bestowed ‘Order of Merit’ from the President of Poland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2019, 6:05 PM

Poland considering buying Israeli natural gas

Polish national gas company announces it is considering agreement with Israel to reduce purchases of gas from Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2019, 2:50 PM

Polish politician: Israeli 'effigy' reports show Jews spying

Leader of Poland's Liberty Party says Israeli head of Holocaust commemoration group 'sent here to spy, perhaps working for Freemasons.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 4/25/2019, 1:31 PM

Israel says 'regrets' Polish burning of Judas effigy

Israel says it regrets burning of 'Jewish' effigy in Polish town, but expresses appreciation for authorities' reaction.AFP, 4/24/2019, 6:24 PM

Poland: Minister, Catholic church, denounce burning effigy

Catholic Church in Poland decries burning of Jewish effigy on Easter weekend, promises to 'never tolerate' such incidents.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 4/23/2019, 2:51 PM

Jewish group slams Polish burning of effigy

World Jewish Congress expresses 'disgust and outrage' at anti-Semitic Easter tradition.AFP, 4/22/2019, 3:50 PM

US ambassador to Poland ripped for wishing Jews 'happy Passover'

Polish lawmaker slams US ambassador for tweet wishing Jews a 'Happy Passover', calling tweet a 'provocation'.Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 4/21/2019, 7:00 PM

Watch: 'Jewish' effigy burned in Polish town

Townspeople in Parochnik hold symbolic execution of Judas using doll with black hat, peyot and a long nose.Tal Polon, 4/21/2019, 11:23 AM

2 tons of matzah shipped from Israel to Poland Jewish community

Shavei Israel group sends 2 tons of matzah to provide for Poland's small Jewish community during the upcoming Passover holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2019, 7:30 AM

Monument marking mass graves Holocaust victims vandalized

Monument in central Poland to mass graves for 2,000 Jewish Holocaust victims vandalized.Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 4/8/2019, 10:28 AM

Supermarket chain apologizes over 'swastika belts'

French supermarket chain Auchan issues apology after selling military-style money belts bearing the swastika at its Polish stores.Ben Ariel, 4/4/2019, 6:36 AM

Poles protesting Holocaust restitution use anti-Semitic rhetoric

Polish nationalists use anti-Semitic rhetoric while protesting in New York City against bill to help Holocaust survivors reclaim property.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 4/3/2019, 7:54 AM

US citizen charged with theft of item from Auschwitz

37-year-old man charged with attempted theft of metal part of rail tracks where prisoners were unloaded.Ben Ariel, 4/1/2019, 6:35 AM

Holocaust denier won't be allowed to enter Poland

Polish FM says denial of Holocaust violates laws, 'Hitler expert' tour guide won't be allowed in.Nissan Tzur, Chana Roberts, 3/23/2019, 8:32 PM

Bennett demands: Deny 'Hitler expert' entry to Poland

Diaspora Affairs Minister Bennett calls on Poland to deny entry to Holocaust denier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2019, 11:01 AM

Polish prosecutors won't reopen case into 1941 Jedwabne pogrom

Polish Prosecutor's Office says exhuming victims' bodies won't provide new information, lead to reopening case..Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 3/19/2019, 6:42 PM

Event honors Poles who risked their lives for Jews

Warsaw event celebrates connection between Christians and Jews, awards Poles who risked their lives to save Jewish people from the Nazis.Ido Ben Porat, 3/16/2019, 9:49 PM