Centering around the story of a real Jewish heroine, the first ever Holocaust feature film was a revolutionary female-led experiment. 'They did everything automatically, as returning prisoners. It was frightening'
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."
The neighbor managing the property, who saved her mother from the Nazis, ‘donated’ it to the Catholic Church. Now the Polish government has intervened – on behalf of the church
In events marking 80 years since Nazi invasion of Poland that started the war, genocide of Jews was swallowed up like it never happened
Steinmeier says in Warsaw war was a 'German crime,' warns of dangers of nationalism
Opinion Poland's Perfect Avenger: The Cold-blooded War Hero Who Fought Soviet and Nazi Attempts to Enslave Europe
The brave, merciless Polish patriot escaped the Nazis disguised as an Arab, and returned to fight for Europe's freedom: for the French, for the Dutch, for Belgians, for Jews ■ The Polish ambassador to Israel tells his story
Now 80 years after the start of the war, Europe nations grapple with their past, turning Nazi collaborators into national heroes
Poland's ruling party says it can only be effective in the international arena if its Western allies come to understand and appreciate the extent of its suffering and bravery under Nazi and then Soviet occupation
'I Didn’t Think Why. I Just Did It': Polish Woman Who Saved Jewish Family in the Holocaust Dies at 102
'I myself didn’t feel any fear,' Krystyna Danko recalled, 'Apparently, the rapid pace at which all these events occurred prevented me from thinking about what could happen'
Poland’s growing popularity as a destination has exposed a culture clash between brash sabras and European gentility
'There are so many other Polish heroes, we don’t need to choose the ones who actually killed other Poles, and in this case, many of them of the Jewish religion,' Schudrich says
Poland is the only EU country that has not passed a 'comprehensive law' for property seized during WWII, a letter signed by 88 senators charges
Nina Dinar, 93, has loved dogs since childhood and that saved her in a Nazi labor camp in Poland
Jewish POWs taken by the Germans during World War II were buried with gun salutes while their relatives were being slaughtered nearby
Polish Kazimierz Albin 'saw it as his most important duty to speak about Auschwitz and his murdered fellow inmates,' International Auschwitz Committee says
After a renovation that cost $800,000 and took 2.5 years, vandals scrawled 'Jews eat children' on the fence of a Jewish cemetery in southern Poland
The quest: Uncovering hundreds of Jewish cemeteries
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