Some 150 Jewish gravestones have been unearthed during construction work in the south-eastern Polish town of Leżajsk.
The grim discovery by construction workers in the town of Leżajsk, southern Poland, has been described as one of the largest in recent times, with many of the ‘matzevot’ retaining their original colours and painted lettering.
A National Remembrance Park was opened in the north-central Polish city of Torun on Saturday in honour of those who risked their lives to save Jews in Poland during the Second World War.
"We are honouring the fallen in this unequal fight and paying homage to all Holocaust victims," the Polish prime minister wrote in a letter read out during observances of the 77th anniversary of a prisoner revolt at the Treblinka Nazi death camp on Sunday.
Evelyn Fine plans to lay two stolpersteine, brass-faced cobblestones that contain the name, date of birth and, when available, the date and location of death and location of death, outside the old family home which still stands in Grajewo in memory of her great-grandparents who lived there.
The Polish Foreign Ministry reacting to the US Department of State's report under the JUST Act, said that the opinion on the property restitution process in Poland differs in some points from Poland's assessment of the issue.
Poland, among other countries, has been listed in the State Department's annual Act 447 report for not having yet enacted full legislation on domestic property restitution or Holocaust-related confiscation.
As part of the #NoDenyingIt campaign by prominent Holocaust survivors, Auschwitz survivor Marian Turski wrote an open letter in Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung urging Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to remove Holocaust-denying groups, pages and posts as hate speech.
The camp became known to the world owing to the film Schindler’s List.
The exhibition explores the fascinating and tragic history of a city district that refused to die.