Polish Jews protest Krakow bar in former synagogue

Polish Jews have protested the use of a former synagogue in Krakow as a bar. The protest was initiated by FestivALT, an alternative Jewish arts festival in the city, ahead of its third annual edition.

Polish stonemason workshop targeted for promoting Jewish memory

The workshop of a Polish stonemason was targeted by unknown hooligans. Slurs against Jews were written on stone fragments in the man’s workshop.

Lodz holds Jewish heritage festival

Lodz residents took part in the Festival of Tranquility, held during Shavuot, which honoured the Jewish heritage of the city.

Poland honours Jewish leader and diplomat working to recognise Holocaust survivors

Poland has honoured the head of the nation’s Jewish community and an ambassador working to recognise non-Jews who saved Jews during the Holocaust.

Polish football association posts celebration of “pogrom” victory over Israel

Poland’s national football association has defended its use of the word “pogrom” in a social media post during UEFA European Championship qualifying game against Israel in Warsaw.

Polish Jews warn debate over restitution has turned antisemitic

Jewish leaders in Poland have issued a warning about antisemitic speech amid a debate over the fate of property seized from or abandoned by Jews during the Holocaust.

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