Marie Anderson sparked international outrage when she was pictured at the demonstration in the Polish capital on Saturday carrying a poster showing the Israeli flag being binned next to the words “keep the world clean”.
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 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.
An estimated 34,000 people are expected to attend the beatification on Sunday of family murdered by the Nazis during the Second World War for sheltering Jews, according to the chancellor of the archdiocese of the south-eastern city of Przemysl.
Cold War warrior, historian and chocolate scion Richard Pipes who was a close advisor to Ronald Reagan in the 1980s left part of his estate ‘for the improvement and maintenance of the two Jewish cemeteries located in Cieszyn’ in southern Poland.
During the night of August 16, 1943, several hundred Polish Jews started an armed uprising against the Germans.
Poland's southern city of Kielce on Tuesday commemorated the 1946 Kielce Pogrom, in which 37 Jews were killed by local Poles.
The significant collection offers a glimpse into the events that unfolded 83 years ago on June 14, 1940, when the Germans sent a group of 728 Poles from a prison in Tarnow to Auschwitz.
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