The ‘Teraz ’43’ project gives new life to haunting images of those in forced into the Ghetto.
A two-day international conference devoted to the fate of Poland's Jews in the early years of the country's World War II occupation by Nazi Germany will set off in Warsaw on Monday.
Author Barry Cohen delves into the world of identity and history in his new book ‘Opening the Drawer: The Hidden Identities of Polish Jews’.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki on Monday commemorated Nazi Germany's World War II Aktion Erntefest, which saw the mass shooting of over 18,000 Jews at the Majdanek concentration camp in Lublin, eastern Poland.
Hearings in a defamation lawsuit against historians Barbara Engelking and Jan Grabowski, co-authors of the book, "Night Without an End", launched before a Warsaw district court on Tuesday.
On the 76th anniversary of her death at Auschwitz-Birkenau on October 23, 1943, TFN’s Stuart Dowell looks back at the mysterious case of Franceska Mann.
Nine Polish citizens, honoured with the Righteous Among the Nations distinction for helping Jews during World War Two, and a Polish state delegation met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem on Wednesday.
Although little-known, the camp in Chełmno nad Nerem stands out in the grim history of the Holocaust for serving as a model for later sites at Treblinka, Sobibór, Bełżec and Auschwitz II Birkenau. TFN’s Stuart Dowell was there.
Launched on August 2, 1943, in about 30 minutes of violence and mayhem around 300 prisoners managed to find their way through the barbwire to freedom. Among the 63 who survived to see the end of the war was Samuel Willenberg, an artist who would later fight with distinction in the Warsaw Uprising.
Rated as one of the city’s most Instragrammable attractions, it has earned a reputation as a favourite shooting spot for Just Married couples and filmmakers – among its numerous media appearances, the cast-ironstairs have played a starring role in the Tarantino-influenced thriller Diversion End and The Man With The Magic Box, a Polish Academy Award winner about a time travelling janitor.