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Statue unveiled of Polish woman who saved Jewish children during WWII

Statue unveiled of Polish woman who saved Jewish children during WWII

Irene Sendler saved hundreds of Jewish children and others during the Holocaust.Dan Verbin, 28/06/2021 18:21
Polish parliament advances law against Holocaust survivors

Polish parliament advances law against Holocaust survivors

The lower house of Polish parliament has advanced a bill to prevent Holocaust survivors from claiming looted property.Shlomo Witty, 25/06/2021 15:22
Polish bill up for debate may limit restitution claims

Polish bill up for debate may limit restitution claims

Restitution organization warns that bill could place “new, insurmountable legal conditions” on claims for property recovery or compensation.Dan Verbin, 23/06/2021 18:21
'Of all their many promises, the Nazis kept only one'

'Of all their many promises, the Nazis kept only one'

When the massive armada from England crossed the Channel to the French coast at Normandy on June 6, 1944, German justice inspector Friedrich Kellner wrote contemptuously: "Finally!" But they came too late. The Holocaust was done.Prof. Robert Scott Kellner, 20/04/2020 12:08
Hunt for the Jews

Hunt for the Jews

Betrayal and murder in Nazi-occupied Poland. Janet Levy, 06/05/2018 20:56
Warsaw Ghetto museum to show ties with Jews

Warsaw Ghetto museum to show ties with Jews

Poland's government says planned museum devoted to Warsaw Ghetto will convey centuries of close ties between Poles and Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2018 06:35
Jewish mother of carbon and nanoscience dies

Jewish mother of carbon and nanoscience dies

Jewish physicist Mildred Dresselhaus, 'Queen of Carbon,' dies at 86.JTA, 25/02/2017 19:54
Polish official charged over demolition of former Jewish school

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, 24/02/2017 05:26
Polish Jews send matzah to TV boss who read anti-Semitic poem

Polish Jews send matzah to TV boss who read anti-Semitic poem

Jewish Community of Warsaw sends matzah to public television official accused of anti-Semitism.JTA, 02/02/2017 06:00
Major Polish Jewish groups denied government funding

Major Polish Jewish groups denied government funding

For the first time in years, Poland did not grant money to two major Jewish community groups.JTA, 28/12/2016 02:54
Warsaw Jews sue Polish Jewish history museum

Warsaw Jews sue Polish Jewish history museum

Jewish Community of Warsaw alleges the Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews violated its copyright on translations.JTA, 20/12/2016 05:52
Survivor loses lawsuit on 'Polish' death camps

Survivor loses lawsuit on 'Polish' death camps

Polish court dismisses case by Auschwitz survivor against German broadcaster that called Nazi camps 'Polish.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2016 21:17
Rabbi in Poland not actually a rabbi

Rabbi in Poland not actually a rabbi

Jacoob Ben Nistell claimed he came from Haifa - but may never even have been to Israel.JTA, 19/04/2016 21:58
Polish President's first visit to Jewish Museum

Polish President's first visit to Jewish Museum

Polish President Andrzej Duda calls exhibition of 900 years of shared history 'spectacular.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/03/2016 22:49
Hundreds march for Israel in Warsaw

Hundreds march for Israel in Warsaw

Christian groups in Poland organize march to express solidarity with Israel against three-month wave of Arab terror.Cynthia Blank, 12/01/2016 07:42
Polish Jewry Grow in the Shadow of History

Polish Jewry Grow in the Shadow of History

With a very individualistic approach to religion, Poland's Jewish community returns facing unique challenges.Gedalyah Reback, 08/04/2015 00:03
Poles Look to Jewish Past with Unique Admiration

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, 07/04/2015 15:34
Museum for Polish Jewish History opens in Warsaw

Museum for Polish Jewish History opens in Warsaw

The POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw opens its Core Exhibition to visitors in grand ceremony on October 28.Cynthia Blank, 01/10/2014 19:26
Warsaw to See Holocaust Memorial Erected

Warsaw to See Holocaust Memorial Erected

Polish citizens who saved Jews to be honored in new monument; children of survivors foot the bill.AFP, 08/09/2014 21:46
'Hidden' Polish Jews Embrace Heritage in Israel

'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, 15/08/2013 12:59