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Gwyneth Paltrow funds signboard at Jewish cemetery in Poland

Gwyneth Paltrow funds historical signboard at her Jewish ancestors’ cemetery in Poland.

Gwyneth Paltrow funds signboard at Jewish cemetery in Poland

FM Lapid to US Senator: Polish restitution law must be stopped

Lapid spoke to Senator Jacky Rosen who agreed that the new Polish law is of deep concern.

FM Lapid to US Senator: Polish restitution law must be stopped

FM Lapid slams "unjust and damaging" Polish restitution law

Lapid says Israel will "firmly defend the dignity of Holocaust victims, their memory and their rights" as Polish Senate approves bill.

FM Lapid slams "unjust and damaging" Polish restitution law

Anti-Semitic feces-covered note left at recently vandalized Polish Jewish cemetery

Threatening note left on the gates of the Bielsko-Biała Jewish cemetery less than 2 weeks after 67 of its headstones were vandalized.

Anti-Semitic feces-covered note left at Polish Jewish cemeteryplayer

Statue unveiled of Polish woman who saved Jewish children during WWII

Irene Sendler saved hundreds of Jewish children and others during the Holocaust.

Statue unveiled of Polish woman who saved Jewish children

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.

Polish parliament advances law against Holocaust survivors

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.

Polish bill up for debate may limit restitution claims

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

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

Hunt for the Jews

Hunt for the 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.

Warsaw Ghetto museum to show ties with Jews

Jewish mother of carbon and nanoscience dies

Jewish physicist Mildred Dresselhaus, 'Queen of Carbon,' dies at 86.

Jewish mother of carbon and nanoscience dies

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.

Polish official charged over demolition of former Jewish school

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.

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

Major Polish Jewish groups denied government funding

For the first time in years, Poland did not grant money to two major Jewish community groups.

Major Polish Jewish groups denied government funding

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.

Warsaw Jews sue Polish Jewish history museum

Survivor loses lawsuit on 'Polish' death camps

Polish court dismisses case by Auschwitz survivor against German broadcaster that called Nazi camps 'Polish.'

Survivor loses lawsuit on 'Polish' death camps

Rabbi in Poland not actually a rabbi

Jacoob Ben Nistell claimed he came from Haifa - but may never even have been to Israel.

Rabbi in Poland not actually a rabbi, journalist discovers

Polish President's first visit to Jewish Museum

Polish President Andrzej Duda calls exhibition of 900 years of shared history 'spectacular.'

Polish President's first visit to Jewish Museum 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.

Hundreds march for Israel in Warsaw

Polish Jewry Grow in the Shadow of History

With a very individualistic approach to religion, Poland's Jewish community returns facing unique challenges.

Polish Jewish Community Grows in Shadows of History

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.

Poles Look to Jewish Past with Unique Admiration

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.

Museum Dedicated to the History of Polish Jews Opens in Warsaw

Warsaw to See Holocaust Memorial Erected

Polish citizens who saved Jews to be honored in new monument; children of survivors foot the bill.

Holocaust Memorial for Righteous Gentiles Planned for Warsaw

'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.

'Hidden' Polish Jews Embrace Their Heritage in Israel