#143. to Israeli historian - communist Jews in post-war Poland - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Landaverde
    • 28.01.10 | 10:44 (IST)

    Israeli historian wrote: "as if 3 Politburo Members of Communist party brought the Red Army" and "Since 1945 and more so 1956 there were not Jews left in significant numbers in Poland." While Jewish share in population of Poland after the war, at least according to official statistics, went down to approx. 3%, their number in the communist party was about 40%. They were a significant part of the Soviet regime in Poland given preference over collaborating Poles whom Moscow simply did not trust. For that reason Jewish presence was more pronounced on key positions in areas such as military, intelligence, judiciary, law enforcement, censorship, education and local government.

    from the article: Polish bishop accuses Jews of using Holocaust as propaganda
    First published 20:07 25.01.10 | Last updated 15:16 07.02.10
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