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.
TFN looks back on the life and times of Menachem Begin, and how his life in Poland shaped his political career.
By waging his history campaign against Poland, Russian President Vladimir Putin aims to alienate NATO members, Poland and Israel, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki told Polish public radio on Thursday.
Leading commentator for daily newspaper Haartz, Anshel Pfeffer, wrote that despite Putin’s ‘vast propaganda network portraying the Red Army as liberators’, Israel “was always going to side with Vladimir Putin” and that Poland was “a victim of Holocaust geopolitics.”