Although born in Paris and considered a French artist, Topor’s ties to his Polish-Jewish heritage are unquestionable.
The synagogue will come with a three-star hotel and restaurant complex.
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.
The candle, which was found by a Polish man whose father had taken it from the synagogue and who planned on returning it to the Jewish community after the war, has now been handed over to the International Shem Olam Centre, a group dedicated to researching the Holocaust.
To some she was a traitor, to others a heroine, but perhaps all Wanda Kronenberg did was in the cause of survival.
Manfred Weber, who leads the European People's Party's (EPP) group in the European Parliament underscored during a visit to the former Nazi German Auschwitz death camp in southern Poland that "Europe must remember what people are capable of."
In 2009, when she was 101, Sister Cecylia Roszak was awarded the title of Righteous Among the Nations for her help in saving the lives of Jews during WWII. She passed away just eight months after celebrating her birthday.
With an increasing number of Poles embracing the celebration of Halloween, an abandoned sanatorium in Otwock near Warsaw is proving a timely reminder that not all scares are staged…
Polish-Israeli relations are back to normal, Israeli Ambassador to Poland Anna Azari told PAP on Tuesday at a gala marking the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Israeli embassy in Poland.
Despite their old age, the couple treated the blonde-haired, blue-eyed Sala as a member of their family, even taking the risk of presenting her in public as their own daughter.