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Polish government to give $50,000 to nationalist website

An organisation run by a student who called Jews “communists” and “Bolsheviks” at a Hanukkah party that featured Poland’s chief rabbi will be given $50,000 by the Polish government.

By KATARZYNA MARKUSZ / JTA
13/05/2021
A MEMBER of a neo-Nazi party gives a salute outside a speech by Richard Spencer on the campus of Mic

Polish historian resigns over 2007 photos of him performing Nazi salute

Last week, the Gazeta Wyborcza daily published the pictures from 2007 of Greniuch extending his right arm in a gesture similar to the Nazi salute during a meeting of the far-right ONR group. which

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
23/02/2021
A MAN WALKS past graves desecrated with swastikas at the Jewish cemetery in Westhoffen, near Strasbo

Tombstones vandalized at 3 Jewish cemeteries in Poland

Last week, a 19th century tombstone at the Jewish cemetery in Tarnowskie Gory, near Krakow, was defaced with red spray paint.

By KATARZYNA MARKUSZ / JTA
15/09/2020
AUSCHWITZ

Polish TV uses Jewish property restitution issue to attack opposition

Poland was home to one of the world's biggest Jewish communities until it was almost entirely wiped out during World War Two.

By REUTERS
15/06/2020
JEWS LIVING in a shtetl in Poland

Polish leaders block bill stopping restitution of property lost in Holocaust

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.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
16/04/2020
Polish President

Polish president denies saying Israel is responsible for antisemitism

"President Duda never said that 'Israel is responsible for recent antisemitic attacks in Poland," his spokesperson said.

Polish judge called Jews a ‘despicable, filthy nation’ in online forum

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.

By KATARZYNA MARKUSZ / JTA
13/09/2019
DETAILS ON a Jewish grave in Poland

Jewish group warns: Polish debate over property claims turned antisemitic

The Association of Jewish Religious Communities has appealed to Polish politicians to “abandon hate speech towards Jews.”

By KATARZYNA MARKUSZ / JTA
24/05/2019
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki reacts after receiving his nomination during a government s

Poland cancels visit by Israeli officials to discuss property restitution

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.

By ZACK EVANS , JEREMY SHARON
14/05/2019
Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki

Polish PM: Poles were greatest victims of WWII

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.

By KATARZYNA MARKUSZ / JTA
06/05/2019
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