Confusion breaks out after Jewish community says Fred Zinnemann who directed High Noon, among others, was born in Rzeszów.
After overhearing SS officers talking about carrying out a mass killing, a Polish labourer smuggled Herman and his friend out of Auschwitz
Under the guise of looking for pig food, Jan Żabiński would enter the Warsaw Ghetto and help Jews escape to his villa at Warsaw Zoo. Today marks the 44th anniversary of his death.
Poland has asked Germany to return tens of thousands of documents relating to war crimes committed by the Nazis and the rescue of Jews by Poles.
Members of the Jewish community in Kraków have been marking the 10-year anniversary of the founding of the Jewish Community Center (JCC).
The 10th anniversary of the death of a Polish nurse who risked her life to save thousands of Jewish children during WWII will be marked today in Poland and by Holocaust survivors around the world.
A controversial bill could see thousands of Jewish groups and individuals claiming financial compensation from Poland for loss of property during WWII.The S 447 bill passed by the US Congress on Tuesday April 24 will oblige the US State Department to produce regular reports on “the return of or restitution for wrongfully seized or transferred Holocaust-era assets.”
Deputy Prime Minister Jaroslaw Gowin met in Washington on Friday with the leaders of major Jewish organisations. Noting differences in Polish and Jewish attitudes, he assessed that a dialogue requiring mutual compromise is essential.
It was the Germans' intention and plan to destroy the Jewish nation, Polish President Andrzej Duda said in Warsaw on Thursday during state observances marking the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
Some 12,000 Jewish and Polish youth took part in this year's March of the Living on the site of the former Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp to honour Holocaust victims. The march ended with a ceremony in the Auschwitz camp's Birkenau section.