The couple from the village of Wysoka, about 30 kilometres from Kraków, risked their lives by taking in Polański who was 10 at the time after he had escaped along with his father from the Kraków Ghetto in 1943.
Poland is banning until September 15 direct flights from 44 countries in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the country, in line with the government's regulation published on Wednesday after midnight.
A concert by the Marcin Wasilewski Trio in Warsaw's SPATiF club on Thursday will kick-off the Polish Jazz Festival in Tel Aviv, concerts will be performed in Israel and Poland and can be watched online.
History must be remembered and passed on to new generations, but the past cannot affect Polish-Israeli relations, says Israeli Ambassador to Poland, Alexander Ben Zvi.
Following last year’s outburst by then Israeli foreign minister Israel Katz that Poles “suckle anti-Semitism with their mothers’ milk”, the appointment of Gabi Ashkenazi has brought an easing of tensions between the two countries.
The Israeli Education Ministry has decided to cancel all youth trips to Poland planned by March 4 for fear of coronavirus, Israeli Education Minister Rafi Peretz has announced.
The map, shown to world leaders, was packed full of mistakes, including putting Poland’s borders in the wrong place.
Efforts by US President Donald Trump's administration to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are commendable, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz declared on Wednesday.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said in Oświęcim, southern Poland, on Monday that "we remember" that Poland and the Polish people were the victims of WWII, and that Nazi Germany authored, planned and implemented the Holocaust in Poland and in other places.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said after a meeting with his Israeli counterpart in Oswiecim (south Poland) that presence at observances marking the 75th anniversary of the Nazi German Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp liberation was a sign of remembrance.