Polish PM sees EU-US rift as a ‘great opportunity’ to fix it, as new transatlantic ‘integrator’

In the wake of a somewhat disastrous G7 summit, Poland has a unique opportunity to become a great integrator that will cement the decaying transatlantic bond between the US and EU, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki believes. Following US President Trump’s decision not to endorse the G7 joint communiqué and to slap tariffs on European and […]

US Jewish group removes offensive ‘Polish Holocaust’ video

A US-based Jewish group has removed its “Polish Holocaust” YouTube video, which criticized a new Polish law criminalizing suggestions that Poland was complicit in Nazi war crimes, following a backlash from Poles. The prominent Boston-based Jewish-American Ruderman Family Foundation uploaded the video on Wednesday, using the controversial term “Polish Holocaust” to protest what they called […]

‘Polocaust museum’: Polish minister calls for commemoration of non-Jewish victims of WWII

Poland’s Deputy Minister of Culture has endorsed the creation of a special “Polocaust” museum to commemorate the non-Jews who died in Poland during World War II. It is estimated that around three million ethnic Poles were among the six million people who were killed in Poland during the war. Minister Jarosław Sellin said in an […]

‘Jewish perpetrators’ of Holocaust remark by Polish PM sparks outrage in Israel

Heated debate over Poland’s controversial Holocaust law has reached new levels this week after the Polish prime minister spoke of “Jewish perpetrators” during the Nazi era, causing outrage in Israel. “The Polish Prime Minister’s remarks here in Munich are outrageous,” Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement on Saturday, referring to the remarks Polish Prime Minister […]

‘No Polish law can change history’: Israeli MPs push to criminalize diminishing Nazi collaboration

In the latest spat between Poland and Israel over Warsaw’s introduction of a bill to outlaw blaming Poles for WWII death camps, a group of Knesset lawmakers has proposed criminalizing efforts to diminish cooperation with Nazis. The amendment to the existing Holocaust Denial bill was proposed by a number of Israeli MPs and party leaders […]

Intense Photos Show Polish Teens Getting Military Training At A Nationalist Boot Camp

Poland’s Military Profile classes, a collaboration among schools, the Polish army, state agencies, and private paramilitary organizations, have been around since 1999. They rose in popularity in 2014, especially among young people looking for an advantage in finding future employment with the army or police force. It’s also no coincidence that the program has gained […]

Polish Britain First supporter drove van at curry house owner after saying ‘I’ll kill a Muslim’

Published time: 5 Dec, 2017 10:33 A Polish supporter of far-right party Britain First drove his van into an Indian restaurant owner just before telling police he was going to “kill a Muslim.” He is due to be sentenced later on Tuesday. Marek Zakrocki, 48, who admitted donating money to the controversial party, was caught […]

'Art' video of naked tag game in Polish ex-Nazi camp has Jewish groups demanding answers

Outraged Jewish rights groups have penned a letter to the Polish president, demanding an explanation for a bizarre naked “game of tag” art performance inside a former death camp’s gas chamber. The 5-minute video, titled “Game of Tag,” shows several men and women, all stark naked, running and laughing in a concrete dungeon resembling a […]

Polish hostel bans entry to all ‘Jews, communists and traitors’

Published time: 24 Nov, 2017 00:39 A hostel in southwestern Poland has stirred controversy and drawn condemnation after social media users called attention to a huge banner, reportedly hanging outside the establishment for several months, which bars entry to all “Jews, communists, thieves and traitors.” Earlier this week, users on Twitter and Google Maps spotted […]