Polak was sent to pre-state Israel from a concentration camp as part of a prisoner exchange between the Nazis and the British, and went on to give Israel's founder a shot in the rear.
The Skyline Campaign says it is not the fact that it is a Holocaust memorial that is the problem, but that it would mar a central open space in the British capital.
After it premiered in 1924, the Jewish author of the novel the inspired 'The City Without Jews' was murdered by a Nazi. Now, the film will be digitally restored and aired with a new live score thanks to an unprecedented crowdfunding campaign.
Lee Feinstein, Priscilla Levine Kersten and Jonathan Lavine chosen to serve on the council, which Congress established in 1980.
The House of Representatives passed the Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act, or HEAR Act, on Wednesday. It must still pass the Senate.
'History teaches us that intolerance, unchecked, leads to persecution and violence. We denounce racism and the politics of fear that fuels it. We stand in solidarity with all vulnerable groups,' joint statement says.
Sources say dismissal was due to liberal views of center's director, who arranged screenings of Holocaust film and other activities that upset Warsaw's right-wing government.
Police are working to determine how the 'Arbeit macht frei' sign got from the Dachau death camp to Norway.
Two years after the notorious gate was stolen from Dachau, police got an anonymous tip that led to the find.
Hubert Zafke was a medic at Auschwitz for a month in 1944, during which 14 trains carrying deported Jews and other victims arrived.