Posts Tagged ‘Warsaw’

Eight decades since the Warsaw Uprising, it’s time to honour and celebrate its heroines

Regardless of gender, faith, or creed, freedom can only come with equality. When we fight together, we are stronger than even the most nefarious of history’s evils, Revital Yakin Krakovsky writes. Source

Kyiv Pride Parade Becomes A Peace March In Warsaw

Despite the ongoing war, Ukraine’s largest LGBTQ rights event has gone ahead this weekend — in a different country. Source

Warsaw seizes Russia-built compound to give to Ukraine

The city of Warsaw took over a disputed compound administered by the Russian diplomatic mission and could make it available to the Ukrainian community, the mayor said. “It is extremely symbolic that we are closing this long process now, in the age of Russian aggression,” Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski tweeted. He said a bailiff entered the […]

Europe’s nationalist leaders meet in Warsaw in bid to ‘change politics of Brussels’

The leaders of right-wing populist parties are gathering on Saturday in Warsaw in a bid to bring change to the European Union, which they accuse of undermining sovereign nation-states. “We want to change the politics of Brussels,” Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban wrote on Facebook ahead of Saturday’s meeting. On the agenda is the creation […]

Miners protest in Warsaw against Polish government’s plans to phase out coal production

Around 200 miners have protested outside the European Commission building in Warsaw against planned coal mine closures which they say will cause unemployment and higher fuel prices. The phase-out has been promised by the Polish government as part of efforts to combat global warming. “Energy transformation – yes”, said Sebastian Kocwin from the All-Poland Alliance […]

Tens of thousands of Poles protest in Warsaw against overriding of EU laws

Large protests were held across Poland on Sunday in a show of support for the European Union after the nation’s constitutional court ruled this week that the Polish constitution overrides some EU laws. Critics of the right-wing nationalist government fear that the court ruling could lead to “Polexit,” or Poland being forced to leave the […]

Did Warsaw Decide to Harass Washington?

In world politics, the first steps of any newly elected president – what decrees he or she first signed, who they first called or met within their first few months, and what appointments they made are of great importance. That is especially true of the United States, which the international community is watching with particular […]

Warsaw’s Gay Pride Parade is overshadowed with fear about the future

Warsaw’s gay pride parade is usually a joyful celebration, but this year it was also tinged with fear of what the future might hold for the rights of gay, bisexual and transgender people. A year ago Poland’s LGBT community faced a backlash from ruling conservative politicians, local communities and the church. And during his election […]

‘Heroic’ Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Remembered With Personal Stories, Symbolic Flowers on Anniversary of Outbreak

A Polish soldier lays a wreath during the commemoration of the 78th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in front of the Warsaw Ghetto monument in Warsaw, Poland April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY The largest act of Jewish military resistance during World War II […]

On this day 78 years ago, the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising broke out

Exactly 78 years ago on April 19, 1943, the uprising of the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland broke out, in a Europe ravaged by ravaged by Nazi Germany. The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising began on the eve of the Passover holiday, and continued for an entire month until May 16.  It was the first large-scale revolt by […]

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 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 […]

Holocaust museum accused of allegedly smuggling artifacts out of Warsaw

The city of Warsaw has accused an Israeli Holocaust museum of being involved in the smuggling out of Poland of Jewish prayer artifacts that the museum said were found inside an old bunker in the Polish capital. The Shem Olam museum near Hadera announced this week that it had obtained 10 sets of tefillin, a […]

Hidden Bunker Discovered in Warsaw Ghetto

One of the most famous pictures of Jews being rounded up by Nazi Germans during the Holocaust, this from the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in May 1943. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. – A bunker containing 100-year-old tefillin (phylacteries) hidden from the Nazis in World War II has been discovered in the ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto. […]

Secret bunker discovered beneath Warsaw Ghetto in Poland

A secret underground bunker has been discovered under the ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto with ten pairs of Jewish Tefillin (phylacteries) hidden behind other items, Israel Hayom reported.  The area of the Warsaw Ghetto is being demolished by the Polish authorities to make room for residential building. The bunker was discovered following demolition work done […]

The road not taken: The divergent paths of two Jewish brothers from fin de siècle Warsaw

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Warsaw mayor, Chabad light giant Hanukkah menorah amid COVID-19

Jews in the Polish capital Warsaw still celebrated the holiday of Hanukkah in public amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Warsaw Mayor Rafał Trzaskowski and director of Chabad-Lubavitch of Poland Rabbi Sholom Ber Stambler lit a giant menorah in front of the city’s Palace of Culture on Friday, a building that was a gift to Poland from Soviet […]

Chabad in Warsaw, Poland, holds public Hanukkah celebration amid COVID-19

Despite restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, Jews in the Polish capital Warsaw still celebrated the holiday of Hanukkah in public. The ceremony was held by the local Chabad, and saw a massive Hanukkah menorah (hanukkiah) lit in front of the Palace of Culture, a building that was a gift to Poland […]

Thousands protest in Warsaw against abortion reform and PiS government

Thousands marched across Warsaw on Sunday to protest against Poland’s right-wing government, the latest demonstration after a high court ruling further restricted already tight laws on abortion. Minor scuffles between police and protesters took place near the monument to the Smolensk air disaster in 2010 which killed the country’s then-president and scores of other senior […]

Berlin, London, Warsaw, France, Poland: Silent Peaceful Protests #Covid19 #NoMasks Skeptics

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The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising – jewish Insurrection or German Police Operation?

The Warsaw Ghetto “Uprising” Jewish Insurrection or German Police Operation? By Robert Faurisson Published: 1994-03-01 Each year, around April 19, the media and politicians commemorate what they call the Warsaw ghetto “uprising,” “revolt” or “insurrection.” [1] In journalistic accounts the affair has taken on increasingly epic and symbolic proportions. At a Holocaust ceremony in New York in April 1993, […]

New Pope John Paul II sculpture unveiled in Warsaw

An unusual sculpture depicting Pope John Paul II holding up a meteorite was unveiled in Warsaw on Thursday — an artistic response to a controversial statue showing the rock striking down the late pope. Jerzy Kalina’s installation outside the National Museum, titled “Poisoned Source”, shows the Polish pope holding the meteorite high over a pool […]

When social distancing worked: How Warsaw Ghetto beat typhus

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Rebel Cities 4: In Warsaw, “Rights To The City” Means Clean Air And Affordable Homes

Rebel Cities 4: In Warsaw, “Rights To The City” Means Clean Air And Affordable Homes Above Photo: From This is Part 4 in a series about Radical Municipalism looking at ways people worldwide are organizing in their cities to build power from the bottom up. Read Part 1 (Brazil), Part 2 (Rojava) and Part 3 (Chiapas). “We fight for a […]

VIDEO: The €75,000,000 Jewish Museum in Warsaw, Poland

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Fed judge decision on Clinton email deposition coming soon

     A federal judge on Monday declined to order the deposition of Hillary Clinton over whether she deliberately thwarted federal record-keeping laws — but did not rule out the possibility that the former secretary of State may yet be forced to testify. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan said he would issue a ruling “as soon […]

NATO: Lying All the Way to Barbarossa

Syrian Free Press Despite claims made during NATO Summit Warsaw 2016, that “…NATO remains a fundamental source of security for our people, and stability for the wider world…”, it is clear that the threats and challenges NATO poses as existing to confront are in fact threats of its own, intentional creation and continued perpetuation. By Tony […]

US-Sponsored Genocide in Syria

Vanishing act: Why insects are disappearing and why it matters

     Insect populations are declining dramatically in many parts of the world, recent studies show. Researchers say various factors, from monoculture farming to habitat loss, are to blame for the plight of insects, which are essential to agriculture and ecosystems. Every spring since 1989, entomologists have set up tents in the meadows and woodlands of […]

‘Partnership of equals’: Putin sends Independence Day telegram to Obama

“The history of US-Russian relations proves that when we act as equal partners and respect each other’s legitimate interests, we can solve the most complicated international problems for the benefit of the both nations and humanity as a whole,” wrote Putin in his holiday missive. “The President said he was sure that the positive experience […]

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