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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.

29/09/2019

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
Mass grave of Holocaust victims in the Ukraine.

Monument in Poland to mass graves of Jewish Holocaust victims vandalized

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.

By KATARZYNA MARKUSZ / JTA
08/04/2019

From Moscow to Berlin

An exhibition focused on my mother’s role in Polish history.

By SHULA KOPF
27/03/2019
Left: BETTY EPPEL (standing, left) visits Josephine and Victor Guicherd in France in 1986. Right: VI

Christian peasants credited for saving Jews during the Holocaust

Jerusalemite Betty Eppel recalled how she and her younger brother were hidden during the Holocaust by a Christian couple on a French farm.

29/04/2019
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