Poland is a country located in central Europe on the Baltic Sea. Poland's neighboring countries are Germany to the west, Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south, Ukraine and Belarus to the east and Lithuania and the Russian province of Kaliningrad Oblast to the northeast. It hosts a population of approximately 38.5 million people, making it the sixth most populous member state of the European Union. Andrzej Duda is the sixth and current president of Poland, holding the office since 6 August, 2015.
Between 1941 and 1945 Nazi Germany established six concentration camps on former Polish territory, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Treblinka, Majdanek, Chelmno, Belzec, and Sobibor, to fulfil the Nazi's "Final Solution."
A year after statement sparked controversy, Foreign Ministry says disclosing such information could harm Israel's relations with Poland and reignite old controversies
Masked Polish guards had been hired by the local Jewish community to prevent worshipers from entering the synagogue
Eva Mozes Kor once told Haaretz: 'I forgave the Nazis not because they’re good people, but to free myself of the chains of the past and enable me to be a happy person'
Security guards blocked the entrance to the Izaak Synagogue after Chabad rabbi and other members of the Orthodox community sparred over the building
Rabbi Dawid Alter Kurzmann now has a plaque to commemorate his accompanying of the orphans under his care to their deaths during the Holocaust
I recently discovered my grandfather's prisoner card. The words that were written on it – 'Jew' and 'Pole' – seem to signify a lack of national identity
The festival in Lodz, where Jewish life all but disappeared during the Holocaust, draws inspiration from a similar string of celebrations throughout Europe
Relations between Poland and Israel have suffered since the introduction of a law in Poland last year making it illegal to blame the Polish nation for Nazi crimes
In April, party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski called the LGBT movement 'a threat to our identity, a threat to our nation and its long-term existence'
The 2017 'artistic performance' in which demonstrators chained themselves to the 'Arbeit Macht Frei' gate was meant to protest wars in Ukraine and Syria
The delegation's trip was reportedly canceled over disagreements on discussing restorations of Jewish property but new information reveals the team flew and met with Jewish community leaders - but kept it from the media
Views that are offensive or illegal in many European countries have been widely aired in Poland ahead of the European Parliament elections, where LGBT rights are a hot-button issue
World Jewish Congress president accuses Warsaw of 'profiteering' from Jewish assets confiscated by Nazis and then Communist Poland
The Poles see themselves as the ultimate victims, the Germans repent and pass anti-BDS resolutions, and Israel speaks in two voices
Konrad Berkowicz placed the Jewish skullcap on the head of Anna Krupka during a show recording in Kielce, a city that was the site of an infamous 1946 pogrom
Morawiecki, leader of the right-wing Law and Justice Party, says compensation would be an inversion of victim and perpetrator
Opinion Poland's Militant Nationalists Are Targeting Holocaust Scholars, With Help From an Israeli Historian
Nationalist Poland's 'official history' of the Holocaust is based on the myth of Polish national innocence - and the state and its proxies have mobilized a brutal, relentless attack on independent scholars who challenge their lies
Poland summons Israeli ambassador for clarifications after 65-year-old Arik Lederman spat on the ambassador in central Tel Aviv ■ Lederman: I didn't know it was the Ambassador
Assault and criminal threats charges filed two days after Tel Aviv incident that drew strong condemnation from Warsaw
After an Israeli minister said restitution of former Jewish property would be discussed during the delegation's visit, Poland refused due to these 'last-minute changes'
Contradictory versions: Israeli minister says stolen Jewish property will be discussed but Polish PM rules this out: We are the ones who deserve reparations
Demonstrators march to U.S. Embassy in Warsaw to protest U.S. calls for Poland to compensate Jews whose families lost property during the Holocaust
Protesters take to the streets after the human rights activist was temporarily detained for 'insulting religious feelings'
E-commerce site Redbubble, which allows artists to create designs, says it is removing the array of items featuring images of Auschwitz
'We were the most murdered victims here during the Second World War and we will never agree to any payments for anyone for this reason,' Morawiecki says
In 1942, an SS officer told a Swedish diplomat about the Nazi death camps. A new documentary has revived the story
Andrzej Je, the top Catholic spiritual leader in the city of Tarnow near Krakow, said 'a certain nation' sought to 'sow hatred' against the church in 1937