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“A 700-page Polish novel is all the rage in Israel, but can it heal the rift between Poles and Jews?”

TABLET MAG A Polish Christian Writes the Great Jewish Novel by Shalom Goldman September 23, 2021 Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk, winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in literature, published The Books of Jacob in 2014. The novel follows the messianic religious … Continue reading

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“While the law does not mention Jews, the Holocaust or World War II, it ensures that an administrative decision rendered more than 30 years ago could no longer be challenged”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Will Polish anti-restitution law permanently harm ties with Israel, Jewish community? by Dmitriy Shapiro, JNS and ILH Staff August 18, 2021 Despite international pressure to veto the bill, Polish President Andrzej Duda signed a … Continue reading

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“Contrary to Stanisław Żaryn’s excuses, no reputable historian believes that ‘the Polish nation’ was responsible for Nazi German crimes in Poland. Which is why the Polish government should leave the writing of history to historians”

TABLET MAG The Polish Government’s Holocaust ‘Truth Campaign’ Is a Weird Mix of Authoritarianism, Ignorance, and Injured Pride by Havi Dreifuss February 25, 2021 …[Poland’s] new law deputized the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN)—a central institution with state-sponsored prosecution powers—to … Continue reading

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“Poland’s ruling party took a stand on Wednesday against a far-right push to stop the restitution of property owned by Jews and others before the Holocaust”

JERUSALEM POST Polish leaders block bill stopping restitution of property lost in Holocaust by Cnaan Lipshiz April 16, 2020 Poland’s ruling party took a stand on Wednesday against a far-right push to stop the restitution of property owned by Jews … Continue reading

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“Polish President Andrzej Duda’s decision to skip the Fifth World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem next week, which top world leaders will attend, highlights the crisis in Polish-Israeli ties”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Poland and Israel’s loss of diplomatic wisdom by Caroline B. Glick January 17, 2020 Next Thursday is supposed to mark another diplomatic triumph for Israeli diplomacy. On January 23, the Fifth World Holocaust Forum … Continue reading

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“Yes, 2019, Warsaw, Poland, and the reality is returning”

ALGEMEINER Group of Israelis Said Brutally Attacked in Warsaw by Arab Men Shouting ‘Free Gaza’ by Benjamin Kerstein September 8, 2019 A group of Israelis were accosted and one severely beaten in Warsaw, Poland by a group of Arab men, … Continue reading

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Poland to AOC: Come check out what a concentration camp actually looks like

JNS Ocasio-Cortez invited by Polish parliament member to tour concentration camps June 20, 2019 U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has been invited by a member of the Polish parliament to visit concentration camps in Poland that were used during World … Continue reading

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“Poland has to recognize its past and stop running away from it”

JERUSALEM POST Shameful Rewrite Editorial May 16, 2019 Poland has to recognize its past and stop running away from it. That is once again the lesson from what happened earlier this week when a delegation of Israeli government officials landed … Continue reading

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“Poland’s ambassador to the UK says culture, history and science offer plenty of reasons for Jews to rediscover his country”

JEWISH CHRONICLE Why Auschwitz is not the only reason for Jews to visit my country by Arkady Rzegocki April 19, 2019 …It is difficult to imagine modern-day Poland without Jewish heritage, which is why when visiting Auschwitz and learning about … Continue reading

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Israeli Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz: “No one will tell us how to express ourselves and remember the fallen”

I24NEWS Visegrad summit cancelled after Israeli FM’s ‘racist’ remark sparks fury February 18, 2019 A gathering of the leaders of the so-called Visegrad nations in Israel was nixed on Monday after Poland cancelled its participation accusing Israel’s foreign minister of … Continue reading

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