When Samuel Willenberg was 70 years old, he enrolled on a sculpture course and turned his experiences into art by creating 15 sculptures that show traumatic events that he either witnessed or was directly involved in at the German extermination camp.
Jewish tailor Moshe Bajtel had been friendly with his neighbours Aleksander and Sabina Smolak for years, so after escaping he went straight to the home of his long-time friend where he stayed for two years.
In a Wednesday press release, US State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said "the United States welcomes the Polish Parliament’s passage of amendments to its Institute of National Remembrance Law."
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said on Saturday that the country's controversial anti-defamation law needs urgent correction as it causes problems in relations with the US and Israel.
This week in the British House of Commons there was a debate on the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) law (the “Polish anti-Defamation law”). The debate was called for by the Labour MP for Leeds North West, Alex Sobel, who is of Jewish descent.
"I positively assess today's meeting, the very fact these talks (took place - PAP)," Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko said on Friday following a meeting with Polish Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Culture Piotr Glinski.