Described by critics as “beautifully written and meticulously researched”, the Light in Hidden Places “captures the extraordinary story of one of history's hidden heroes.” TFN’s Stuart Dowell takes a closer look at the extraordinary story of Holocaust heroine Stefania Podgórska.
The map, shown to world leaders, was packed full of mistakes, including putting Poland’s borders in the wrong place.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said after meeting his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin that he could not be present at the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem because the Polish contribution to the fight against Nazi Germany was omitted during the event.
President Andrzej Duda slammed the ruling that Poland will not be allowed to address the 5th World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem on January 23 whilst Putin and others will.
There are no obstacles to Polish President Andrzej Duda's presence at the 5th World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem on January 22-23 if Poland's conditions are fulfilled, Duda's chief aide Krzysztof Szczerski told Polish Radio One on Friday.
The main international events to mark the 75th anniversary of liberation of the Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau will be held on January 27, 2020 on the site of the former camp, Polish Ambassador to Israel Marek Magierowski has said.
Konstanty Rokicki was a consul in Bern, Switzerland, where together with other Polish diplomats who called themselves the Bern Group they prepared passports for those in danger of deportation to get them out of Europe, mainly to Paraguay, but also Honduras, Peru, Salvador, Bolivia and Haiti.
In an interview for Haaretz, an Israeli newspaper, Morawiecki takes a swipe at the Israeli foreign minister and those who “re-write history” but insists there is no crisis in Polish-Israeli relations.
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.
Sixteen Poles who helped rescue Jews during World War Two were posthumously awarded with Righteous Among the Nations medals at a ceremony at Warsaw's POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews on Wednesday.