Jan Grabowski, a historian at the University of Ottawa, expects his upcoming book to be controversial in his native Poland. But if a proposed new law is approved by Poland’s parliament this fall, as expected, Grabowski’s book, which deals with the role of Poland’s police force in robbing and murdering Jews under the Nazis, may also get him sentenced to prison if he visits the country.
Poland’s B’nai Brith has denounced the burning of a Jew in effigy during an anti-refugee rally. The anti-Semitic act followed tirades against Muslim refugees at a rally in Wroclaw, a major city in southwest Poland.
The Anti-Defamation League has criticized two Polish government officials for their failure to denounce the notorious “Protocols of the Elders of Zion.”
The Anti-Defamation League has called upon the new Polish Defense Minister to apologize and retract his comments about the anti-Semitic “Protocols of the Elders of Zion.”
A Holocaust survivor spent decades looking for the friend she met and lost at Terezin concentration camp. Could a long-forgotten photo offer closure — 71 years later?
Helga Weiss-Hoskova was deported with her family to the Terezin concentration camp in 1941. Amidst the suffering and death, she started drawing. At 85, she’s still at it.
In Prague, anti-Semitism is virtually unknown. Why has the Czech Republic been so successful at stamping out hatred compared to its neighbors in central Europe?
Bild, the largest circulation paper in Germany Friday called on Germans to raise their voices against anti-Semitism. A banner headline said: “Nie Wieder Juden-Hass (Never Again Jew Hatred).
Germany is vowing to clamp down on public anti-Semitic language, responding to recent demonstrations and speeches in which protesters called for death to Jews.
63% of Poles say Jews control international banking and media — and many believe other canards. What does a new poll say about Poland’s hoped-for Jewish revival?