Through an astonishing act of memory and love for his former home, Mayer Kirshenblatt's canvases breathe life into the town of Opatów’s streets and offer glimpses into the daily lives of its Jewish residents.
Pope Francis has beatified the Polish Ulma family, including parents and their small children, who were all executed in 1944 for having sheltered Jews during World War II
The sacrifice of the Ulma family lights a path which everyone should follow, Israel's Ambassador to the Holy See said in an article published on the Vatican News website on Friday.
The tragic story of Ulma family murdered on March 24, 1944 by Nazi Germans for sheltering Jews deserves global recognition, Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, wrote in an article published on a number of global portals.
With an estimated 34,000 people expected to attend the ceremony on Sunday for Józef and Wiktoria Ulma and their seven children who were shot on March 24, 1944, this will be the first time that an entire family will be beatified together.
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Succession megastar Kieran Culkin and Jesse Eisenberg from The Social Network stunned locals after being snapped filming scenes of a forthcoming Holocaust film in the Muranów district.
Solidary Poland, a junior member of the ruling United Right coalition, has called for Poland's National Radio and TV Council to take action against private broadcaster TVN for airing an interview during which a guest questioned the attitude of Poles towards Jews during World War Two.
The presidents of Poland, Germany and Israel, Andrzej Duda, Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Isaac Herzog lit Remembrance Candles at the Nożyk Synagogue in Warsaw on Wednesday, on the 80th anniversary of the World War Two Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
The fighters of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising fought against all odds and although only a few survived it was a victory for the human spirit, the Israeli president said on Wednesday in the Polish capital at commemorations marking the 80th anniversary of the 1943 insurgency.