Poland was home to one of the world's biggest Jewish communities until it was almost entirely wiped out during World War Two.
Poland’s ruling party took a stand on Wednesday against a far-right push to stop the restitution of property owned by Jews and others before the Holocaust.
"President Duda never said that 'Israel is responsible for recent antisemitic attacks in Poland," his spokesperson said.
Under Polish law, a person can be jailed for up to three years for publicly insulting a group of people because of their national, ethnic, racial or religious affiliation.
The Association of Jewish Religious Communities has appealed to Polish politicians to “abandon hate speech towards Jews.”
The ruling Law and Justice Party views Poland as a victim of World War II, and that therefore Poland should not be required to pay damages to other victims.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said that Poles were the most murdered victims during WWII, due to which they will never pay any sort of compensation.
The monument consists of a stone with plaque in Hebrew and Polish. It commemorates the Jews executed there by the Germans in August and September of 1942.
An exhibition focused on my mother’s role in Polish history.
Jerusalemite Betty Eppel recalled how she and her younger brother were hidden during the Holocaust by a Christian couple on a French farm.