Mayor committed to preserving stones used for construction of the market square during Nazis’ WWII assault
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."
Much of the rhetoric singled out in the letter, which was released Wednesday, has to do with the debate in Poland over Holocaust restitution
As Turkey's conservatives criticize EU treaty, women from around the world are standing in solidarity with Turkish women facing rising femicide and government inaction
Israel's Law of Return, now 70 years old, allowed thousands of non-Jewish Polish women to come over with their Jewish husbands. Some wished they had never come
Construction work in Lezajsk leads to what could be largest discovery in years of tombstones stolen to build roads
According to new study, doctors showed other residents how to avoid the epidemic, but they couldn’t save the survivors from being murdered in the death camps
While Andrzej Duda's campaign also tapped into antisemitism and xenophobia, he reserved his harshest rhetoric for the LGBT rights movement
According to the latest results, Duda received 51.21% of the vote, while opposition candidate Rafal Trzaskowski got 48.79% of the vote
President Andrzej Duda, a 48-year-old conservative backed by the nationalist ruling Law and Justice party, was running against 10 other candidates as he sought a second 5-year term
This Writer Brought a Polish War Hero to the World’s Attention – So Why Are Some Poles Still Pissed at Him?
Jack Fairweather spent five years working on his book ‘The Volunteer,’ about a Polish resistance fighter who infiltrated and also broke out of the Nazi death camp. He tells Haaretz what its hero, Witold Pilecki, can teach us today in our own time of disunity and distrust
The well-intentioned determination of German politicians and academics to take exclusive responsibility for the Nazi genocide is now aiding other perpetrators to whitewash their participation
Russian president says Warsaw’s leaders betrayed their people by fleeing as the German army advanced, while the West helped Germany and bowed to Hitler
One police officer executed an infant before his mother’s eyes, others raped and murdered a young woman in their car. A groundbreaking study portrays for the first time the Polish police's involvement in the Nazis’ annihilation project. Historian Jan Grabowski is at it again
Andrzej Duda tells conservative base he will not allow gay couples to marry or adopt children, calling it a 'foreign ideology'
Renowned scholar and curator Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, a recipient of this year's Dan David Prize, talks about the pandemic, the problems of launching shows about the Jewish state – and bagels
75 years after the Allied victory over fascism, hardline nationalists and Putin’s WWII propaganda war are sparking the ominous discrediting and decline of anti-fascism in Europe
Isael's Education Ministry canceled Holocaust commemoration trips to Poland for high-school students due to the coronavirus pandemic. Some worry that the memory of the Shoah could become blurred
'We have one day in a year to remember our fallen soldiers! And you destroy it with a ‘memorial’ to Palestinian terrorists!' Netanyahu's middle child writes in a tweet
Country's ruling Law and Justice Party takes a stand against far-right attempts to block the state from complying with a U.S. request to compensate Holocaust survivors for property seized during WWII
What was a German officer who had been active in a nationalist anti-Semitic party doing in the Land of Israel on the eve of the outbreak of World War II?
Earlier this week, March of the Living announced that it had canceled this year’s event
A Polish resistance fighter enters the camp in order to reveal its horrors to the world. A fascinating, if incomplete story
Enough of the Brezhnev-era Soviet propaganda. Enough of the perverse, deceitful, intellectually dishonest attempts to blame Poland for WW2, and the Polish resistance for not halting the Holocaust
As a 5-year-old boy, I saw tanks for the first time in my life – not German or Soviet tanks, but Polish tanks driving through our street on their way to 'liberate' Tesin
Unusual clarification comes after Israel’s Yad Vashem memorial drew criticism for legitimizing Russia's WWII narrative
Raise a Flag, Don't Forget to Cry: The Cynical Industry Behind Israeli Teens' Trips to Nazi Death Camps
Israeli high-schoolers’ trips to Nazi death camps in Poland are based on three things: Unequivocal messages, structured situations and manipulation, a new book describes
Co-founders of Warsaw museum call on government to back down from refusal to allow former director back into role over alleged political bias
Israel's president refused to mince his words and said that 'too few' Poles helped their Jewish neighbors, aligning himself with Yad Vashem's historians rather than Netanyahu's version
Polish President tells ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz 'we know well the truth about what was happening here'