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University of Warsaw students remember Jewish victims

University of Warsaw students remember Jewish victims

University students mark anniversary of he ghetto benches segregation introduced 82 years ago at the university.Katarzyna Markusz/JTA, 07/10/2019 19:14
2 Dutch-Armenian men arrested for assault on Israelis in Poland

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.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/09/2019 22:37
Israeli students assaulted by ‘Arabic speakers’ in Warsaw

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, 08/09/2019 20:44
Live: Pence speaks at ceremony marking start of WWII

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2019 12:54
Poles pay homage 75 years since Warsaw Uprising

Poles pay homage 75 years since Warsaw Uprising

75th anniversary of uprising by Polish home army marked in Warsaw.AFP, 01/08/2019 21:18
Mike Tyson to visit Warsaw Ghetto

Mike Tyson to visit Warsaw Ghetto

Heavyweight boxing champion to visit Warsaw Ghetto Memorial, POLIN Jewish museum, and other Jewish sites in Warsaw.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/06/2019 13:28
Poland summons Israeli ambassador after 'racist attack'

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, 15/05/2019 12:41
Jewish communities help Warsaw's Jews rediscover faith

Jewish communities help Warsaw's Jews rediscover faith

Jewish Agency launches unique partnership between Jewish communities in America, Israel, Poland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/04/2019 14:16
Poland: No politics in not renewing Jewish museum head's tenure

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."Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 21/02/2019 07:46
‘Don’t reject US plan before it’s even presented’

‘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.Yoni Kempinski, 17/02/2019 07:00
Netanyahu's flight delayed due to plane malfunction

Netanyahu's flight delayed due to plane malfunction

Netanyahu to spend another night in Warsaw after towing vehicle damages his plane.Yoni Kempinski, Warsaw, 15/02/2019 03:56
Netanyahu publicly flouts Poland's Holocaust Law

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'.David Rosenberg, 14/02/2019 22:46
Watch: Arab leaders back united front with Israel against Iran

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.Yoni Kempinski, Warsaw, 14/02/2019 21:15
Netanyahu: Something amazing happened here

Netanyahu: Something amazing happened here

PM touts public relations with Arab leaders at Warsaw conference.Yoni Kempinski, Warsaw, 14/02/2019 18:32
Netanyahu, Pence meet at Holocaust Museum in Warsaw

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.Yoni Kempinski, Warsaw, 14/02/2019 17:30
Watch: Pence, Netanyahu, and Polish PM at Warsaw Ghetto memorial

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.Yoni Kempinski, Warsaw, 14/02/2019 16:17
Pence rips Europe for helping Iran evade US sanctions

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.'Gary Willig, 14/02/2019 15:34
Watch: Will Israeli prime minister be invited to Bahrain?

Watch: Will Israeli prime minister be invited to Bahrain?

Bahrain foreign minister leaves possibility open. "I leave matters to when it happens."Yoni Kempinski, Warsaw, 14/02/2019 14:14
Watch: Secretary Pompeo opens Warsaw Conference

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."Yoni Kempinski, Warsaw, 14/02/2019 10:46
'Can't achieve peace without confronting Iran'

'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.Yoni Kempinski, Warsaw, 14/02/2019 10:05
Live: Second day of Warsaw conference

Live: Second day of Warsaw conference

Second day of US-Polish security conference on Middle East held in Warsaw.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/02/2019 09:28
'We are beginning a new era'

'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."Tal Polon, 13/02/2019 23:00
Netanyahu: I will meet important Arab leaders

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.'Yoni Kempinski, Warsaw, 13/02/2019 19:06
Netanyahu meets with foreign minister of Oman

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."Yoni Kempinski, 13/02/2019 17:22
Netanyahu joins Arab leaders at conference on Iranian threat

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.David Rosenberg, 13/02/2019 11:21
'Europe helps Iran after it sends terrorists to EU soil'

'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.Yoni Kempinski, 12/02/2019 22:40
Warsaw airport confiscates Israeli's 'dangerous' cello strings

Warsaw airport confiscates Israeli's 'dangerous' cello strings

Polish airport authorities force Israeli musician to surrender cello strings, calling them 'dangerous'.JTA, 22/11/2018 22:14
Israel holds symbolic re-creation of Warsaw embassy opening

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.JTA, 24/10/2018 19:38
Warsaw: No investigation into anti-Semitic incident

Warsaw: No investigation into anti-Semitic incident

Warsaw prosecutor’s office will not investigate anti-Semitic letter left at Center for Holocaust Research.JTA, 14/09/2018 08:49
Descendants of Warsaw's Jews may now be able to locate assets

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.JTA, 08/09/2018 20:12
Warsaw Jewish Theater gets $41 million from city for new home

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

Polish capital city allocates $41 million to cover costs of new building.JTA, 30/08/2018 19:28
Polish candidate fires aide over anti-Semitic Facebook post

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.JTA, 24/08/2018 07:51
Polish bill restricting kosher slaughtering removed from agenda

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."Jonathan Benedek, 23/07/2018 14:14
Kansas teacher awarded for revealing Holocaust hero's story

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.JTA, 12/06/2018 18:52
Poland’s government to restore Warsaw Jewish cemetery

Poland’s government to restore Warsaw Jewish cemetery

Poland’s government pledges $28 million to restoring the Warsaw Jewish cemetery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2017 04:43
Polish Jewish leaders meet with ruling party leader

Polish Jewish leaders meet with ruling party leader

Meeting follows nationalist march in Warsaw in marchers shouted 'Jews out!'JTA, 21/11/2017 18:04
Polish rescuers of Jews during Shoah honored for ‘true heroism’

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

30 Righteous Gentiles honored in ceremony attended by foreign and Israeli diplomats.JTA, 06/09/2017 16:51
Warsaw residents join Shabbat dinner to mark anniversary of WW2

Warsaw residents join Shabbat dinner to mark anniversary of WW2

Jews, non-Jews join together to mark anniversary of Nazi invasion of Poland.JTA, 03/09/2017 20:38
Israeli father, daughter injured in auto accident in Poland

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.Gary Willig, 13/08/2017 16:10
Poland condemns attack on Israeli soccer players

Poland condemns attack on Israeli soccer players

Polish government condemns attack on members of Hapoel Petah Tikva near Warsaw, says it is investigating.Ben Ariel, 04/08/2017 02:06
Warsaw's Great Jewish Cemetery damaged by storm

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2017 17:32
Watch: Torah scrolls buried in Warsaw

Watch: Torah scrolls buried in Warsaw

Warsaw's Jewish community buried damaged Torah scrolls on the anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising.Yoni Kempinski, 23/04/2017 04:35
Warsaw Jewish community buries damaged Torah scrolls

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.AFP, 19/04/2017 22:43
'We came to say goodbye to our house'

'We came to say goodbye to our house'

Demolition begins on Jewish Theater building in Warsaw.JTA, 10/04/2017 08:02
Warsaw residents burn effigy of Jewish women

Warsaw residents burn effigy of Jewish women

Group of Warsaw residents take part in symbolic ritual destroying 'ugly, cold and bad' Jewish effigy to mark start of spring.JTA, 26/03/2017 16:51
Warsaw initiates deadline for renewing restitution claims

Warsaw initiates deadline for renewing restitution claims

Warsaw publishes list of 48 buildings claimed in dormant restitution suits, opens six-month window for new claims under recent legislation.JTA, 23/02/2017 02:59
Polish police raid offices of racism and xenophobia center

Polish police raid offices of racism and xenophobia center

Police raid Warsaw offices of the Center for Monitoring Racist and Xenophobic Behavior as part of a fraud investigation.JTA, 07/02/2017 03:33
New database to help Holocaust survivors reclaim Warsaw property

New database to help Holocaust survivors reclaim Warsaw property

The World Jewish Restitution Organization has created a database to help Holocaust survivors reclaim property in Warsaw before deadline.Arutz Sheva Staff and AP, 06/12/2016 19:34
Security concerns at Warsaw synagogue ahead of Indepedence Day

Security concerns at Warsaw synagogue ahead of Indepedence Day

Celebration of Poland’s Independence Day in historic Nozyk synagogue in Warsaw cancelled due to security concerns.JTA, 13/11/2016 21:29
Poland signs law to prevent return of property

Poland signs law to prevent return of property

President Andrzej Duda has signed a law which would allow Warsaw to refuse property claims for confiscations made after World War II.Nissan Tzur, 18/08/2016 17:22
Polish court upholds controversial restitution law

Polish court upholds controversial restitution law

Court in Poland rejects motion to scrap a law that critics say is preventing restitution of property that belonged to Jewish families.JTA, 28/07/2016 04:32
Holocaust survivors perform in former ghetto

Holocaust survivors perform in former ghetto

Musical duo of Holocaust survivors from Florida return to their native Poland to perform there for the first time.JTA, 25/07/2016 05:38
Warsaw Jewish Theatre closed

Warsaw Jewish Theatre closed

Jewish Theatre building in Warsaw closed due to the poor physical condition of the building.JTA, 06/06/2016 06:00
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
Activist on Trial for Leading Pro-Israel Rally

Activist on Trial for Leading Pro-Israel Rally

Tadeusz Markiewicz faces fine from Warsaw court for pro-Israel demonstration last summer that went past its allotted time.Nitsan Tzur, 12/08/2015 22:42
Warsaw Museum Covers 1,000 Years of Polish Jewry

Warsaw Museum Covers 1,000 Years of Polish Jewry

Breathtaking architecture and latest technology combine in 'game-changing' institution; Israeli President opens new museum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2014 16:01