Posts Tagged ‘polish’

Polish government to give $50,000 to nationalist website

The Polish government will give $50,000 to a nationalist organization headed by a student who was suspended from the University of Warsaw partly for hate speech against Jews. Konrad Smuniewski’s Nowy Ład (or Nowy Order) website will receive the grant as part of the government’s annual funds to nongovernmental organizations. In 2016, Smuniewski caused controversy […]

Polish university calls anti-Semitic blood libel claims ‘scientific discourse’

JTA — A Polish lecturer who said that Jews had practiced “ritual murders” will not be reprimanded because his claims are the subject of “scientific discourse,” the university that employs him said. An internal ethics panel made the decision not to take disciplinary action against Tadeusz Guz, a The Catholic University of Lublin (Wikimedia Commons) […]

Director of Warsaw Jewish Museum Calls on Polish Catholic University to Take Action Against ‘Blood Libel’ Priest

Fr. Tadeusz Guz of the Catholic University of Lublin in Poland revived the antisemitic “blood libel” smear in a public lecture. Photo: YouTube. The director of the widely-celebrated, multi-million dollar museum of Jewish life in Warsaw has denounced Poland’s leading Catholic university for failing to discipline a professor who claimed that Polish Jews had historically […]

Polish ambassador marks Holocaust Remembrance at home of Israeli survivor

Polish Ambassador to Israel Marek Magierowski and Kiryat Motzkin Mayor Haim Zuri commemorated Holocaust Remembrance Day at the home of survivor Israel Yaldin a native of of Poland, who also just turned 100-years-old on Saturday, as reported by Walla news. The ambassador and mayor gave Yaldin a certificate of appreciation for his heroism as well as […]

Polish college calls lecturer’s antisemitism ‘scientific discourse’

A Polish lecturer who said that Jews had practiced “ritual murders” will not be reprimanded because his claims are the subject of “scientific discourse,” the university that employs him said. An internal ethics panel made the decision not to take disciplinary action against Tadeusz Guz, a priest and faculty member at the Catholic University of […]

Polish musicians reclaim Warsaw’s Jewish past with song

 When classically trained flutist Ania Karpowicz and pianist Marek Bracha play works by composer Wladislaw Szpilman in the Warsaw neighborhood of Muranow, they are doing more than honoring a well-known Polish composer. They are placing him back in a Jewish-Polish framework that many in the audience – local residents of the neighborhood where the Jewish […]

Attempt to reclaim Polish building leads to gigantic underground Nazi factory

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

COVID spike pushes Polish hospitals to the brink over Easter weekend

Hospitals in Poland struggled over the Easter weekend following a surge in coronavirus cases. Some 40,000 cases were confirmed in each of the two weeks leading up to Easter weekend, leading to a large influx of COVID-19 patients, amid a surge in infections across central and eastern Europe. There have been reports in Polish media […]

A POLISH CHURCH IN CANADA SAYS NO!!!

A POLISH CHURCH IN CANADA SAYS NO!!! An incredible video of a pastor at a Christian Polish church in Canada sending the police out of his church. This ends when we all say no!!! +20 Hits: 582

Carmelite Skeletons Unearthed in Polish Tunnel of Bones

Jasło is a town in south-eastern Poland that is located in the heartland of the Doły (Pits). It was here that builders uncovered bones in 2013, and again during renovation work last year. A team of archaeologists have now discovered a medieval cemetery  underneath a car park  that was once the site of a 14th century monastery, and […]

‘New Yorker’ takes heat for article on Polish complicity during Holocaust

Browse > Home / News / ‘New Yorker’ takes heat for article on Polish complicity during Holocaust April 2, 2021 by JNS Read on for article The New Yorker is under fire for an article it posted last week that critics claim lays the blame for the murder of Jews in Poland during World War II […]

Auschwitz Museum slams New Yorker article on Polish Holocaust scholarship

 The Auschwitz Memorial Museum has criticized the New Yorker Magazine for an article on Polish Holocaust scholarship, claiming the publication has published distortions and outright falsifications of the Eastern European country’s role during the Second World War. Taking to Twitter, the museum’s director, Dr. Piotr M. A. Cywinski, condemned the article for containing “so many […]

Famous Polish Film Producer Creates Documentary Exposing the Sale of Babies for Sex and Organ Harvesting – If You can Handle it

by Brian ShilhavyEditor, Health Impact News WARNING: THIS ARTICLE AND EMBEDDED VIDEO IS NOT FOR EVERYONE. IT CONTAINS GRAPHIC MATERIAL ABOUT RAPING AND KILLING BABIES AND YOUNG CHILDREN. YOU COULD SUFFER SEVERE EMOTIONAL TRAUMA IF YOU ARE NOT FAMILIAR WITH THIS TOPIC AND YOU PROCEED. We are currently seeing an unprecedented number of children streaming across […]

Popular Polish Folk Candles Cause Jews To Have Meltdown Over Memories Of Being ‘Burned’ in Holocaust™

Even among Jews in Poland, few are shocked at this point by the popular figurines of haredi Orthodox Jews counting money that are sold there as good luck charms: Yet even locals are pausing to take stock of the latest development on that controversial theme: scented candles that one retailer advertised as “giving a pleasant […]

Polish “lucky Jew” series sells scented candles ‘for financial success’

Yet even locals are pausing to take stock of the latest development on that controversial theme: scented candles that one retailer advertised as “giving a pleasant warm light during combustion.” Also, “The figure of the Jew is believed to be good for financial success.” The Jewish candle phenomenon came to light earlier this month on […]

Polish MEP Says EU Voting Itself an ‘LGBTIQ Freedom Zone’ Is ‘Absurd’

Polish MEP Ryszard Legutko, of the governing Law and Justice (PiS) party, said the EU Parliament voting to make the bloc an “LGBTIQ freedom zone” was “absurd.” Earlier this week, the European Parliament voted by 492 to 141 to declare the political bloc a “zone of freedom” for “LGBTIQ” people, which was described as an act against allegedly […]

Deciding life or death: Polish Jews and the wartime Soviet Union dilemma

In Café Scheherazade, a semi-fictional memoir, Arnold Zable describes his experiences in World War II as “a tale of maps, both old and new. Maps with shifting borders, obsolete before the ink could dry… maps crisscrossed by trains shunting their cargoes of uprooted wanderers thousands of kilometers east, on… an interminable journey that came to […]

Polish Doctor dies after receiving the CV vaccine

https://web.archive.org/web/20210216190729/https://vipclinic.pl/ Translation (link above): Our Friend and Collaborator, Dr. Witold Rogiewicz, suddenly passed away at night. We are devastated by this news. We send our deepest sympathy to the family he loved very much. We cannot believe … ☹ Witek, we will miss you very much. P. S. OVi The clinic will contact all patients […]

Alaksander Doba: Polish Adventurer And World Record Holder Dies Upon Reaching The Peak Of Mount Kilimanjaro

Aleksander Doba, a Polish traveler, adventurer, and world record holder who — in his 60s — became the first person to kayak unaided across the Atlantic and set the world record for the longest open-water kayaking expedition, has died while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro: The 74-year-old – once named by National Geographic as its Adventurer of […]

Polish historian resigns over 2007 photos of him performing Nazi salute

 A senior state historian in Poland resigned following the publication of photos from 2007 in which he appears to be giving a Nazi salute. Tomasz Greniuch had served as acting director of the Institute of National Remembrance’s branch in Wrocław, in southwestern Poland, since 2019. The institute in its announcement Monday wrote on Twitter that […]

Fury Over Polish Government’s Appointment of Former Far Right ‘100% Aryan’ Activist to Leading State Post

Tomasz Greniuch, seen making a Nazi salute at a far right rally, was appointed by the Polish government to head the Institute of National Remembrance in the city of Wroclaw. Photo: Twitter. Poland’s nationalist government was enveloped in yet another bitter controversy over antisemitism this week, following the appointment of a former far-right activist who […]

Polish Government’s Campaign to Control Holocaust Research Set to Continue, Warns Jan Grabowski, Historian at Center of Major Libel Trial

Prof. Jan Grabowski speaks to YIVO’s ‘Holocaust Scholarship on Trial’ online seminar, Feb. 16, 2021. Image: Screenshot. The historian at the center of a precedent-setting, Holocaust-related libel case in Poland warned on Tuesday that next year’s commemorations of the 80th anniversary of the deportation of more than 250,000 Warsaw Jews to the Treblinka extermination camp could […]

‘Zombie mink’ to hit Poland next? Transmissible Covid-19 strain found in Polish region, officials mull response

Poland said that the coronavirus found in local mink can be transmitted to humans and vice versa. Millions of animals were previously culled and buried in Denmark, which prompted fears of groundwater contamination. The research “clearly shows” that “this virus can spread from mink to humans and vice versa,” the country’s agriculture ministry said in […]

Yad Vashem on Polish libel verdict: Blow to academic freedom in Holocaust research

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News blackout amid Polish protest over tax that would be ‘a powerful blow to free media’

Independent broadcasters and newspapers in Poland have suspended their news coverage in protest over a planned new advertising tax. At least 45 major media companies across the country joined the planned 24-hour demonstration on Wednesday. Companies say the ruling conservative government is attempting to undermine press freedoms by imposing a tax on advertising income. But […]

In Historic Ruling, Polish Court Demands Two Jewish ‘Historians’ Apologize For Slandering Mayor As ‘Nazi Collaborator’

A court in Warsaw ruled Tuesday that two prominent Jewish Holocaust researchers must apologize for slandering a Polish woman’s deceased uncle in an a book they wrote, falsely claiming he helped the Germans murder 22 Jews during World War II: Lawyers for 81-year-old Filomena Leszczynska argued that her uncle was a Polish hero who had […]

Historians lose libel suit in Polish court for book saying Polish man handed over Jews to Nazis

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Polish Court Orders Holocaust Scholars to Apologize for Recent Book

A Polish court ruled on February 9 that two Holocaust scholars have to apologize to the family member of Edward Malinowski for stating in their book that he aided the Nazis in killing Jews. The Jerusalem Post and ABC News reported that the Warsaw District Court concluded that Polish Center of Holocaust Research Professor Barbara […]

Polish court: Holocaust scholars must apologize ‘for inexact information’

A Polish court has ruled that two Polish historians must issue an apology for including testimony in a 2018 book of a Jewish woman who accused a village mayor of betraying 22 Jews to the Nazis during the Holocaust. The Warsaw District Court determined that Prof. Barbara Engelking, founder and director of the Polish Center […]

Facebook blocks Polish remembrance authority after post on Nazi war crimes

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