“The goal of the contacts with the Polish government was to abrogate the criminal clauses in the Polish law that cast a pall of fear over research and free discourse regarding the Holocaust."
So where should the line be drawn? For the one and only Jewish state, antisemitism is a good place to start taking a strong stand, as is the Holocaust.
"Coming to Poland in uniform and with an Israeli flag, with the president and other security officials, is very meaningful."
The report said many Jews preferred to flee, even to Germany, after the war.
On Saturday night, Channel 2 reported that Poland had decided to freeze the law making it a crime to say the Polish state or nation was complicit in the Holocaust.
The answer to the ‘Polish Holocaust Bill,’ is not inflammatory, hateful rhetoric such as this but, rather, discussion and dialogue based on facts,” said the executive director of JCC Krakow.
"The words ...should be interpreted as a sincere call for open discussion of crimes committed against Jews during the Holocaust, regardless of the nationality of those involved in each crime."
The request by Stanislaw Karczewski comes on the heels of the controversial law outlawing the term "Polish death camps" and any reference to Poland's complicity in the Holocaust.