Poland Orders Science Academy to Disclose Members' Contacts With Israeli Researchers

Warsaw's move follows a rift with Jerusalem over a law limiting restitution claims, and as it continues to discourage research into Polish collaboration with the Nazis

Ofer Aderet
Ofer Aderet
Ofer Aderet
Ofer Aderet

The Polish Foreign Ministry ordered the country’s national Academy of Sciences on Tuesday to disclose any ties members have with researchers in Israel, in a move that has reverberated among researchers and academics in both countries. Some researchers say the unusual demand, which was sent in an official email, is an absurd provocation that cannot be complied with.

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