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Unexploded Nazi mortar uncovered in ‘Warsaw Ghetto’ Jewish cemetery

An unexploded German mortar was uncovered in the major Jewish cemetery in Warsaw during renovation works.

Polish far-Right promulgates antisemitic rhetoric against US ambassador

The US ambassador to Poland has been encountering consistent rhetorical attacks from those associated with the Polish far-right and ardent nationalists, employing classic antisemitic tropes, due to her alleged infringing on domestic Polish politics.

Polish President rejects Jewish restitution claims before election

Polish President Andrzej Duda said he’ll never allow for restitution of Jewish property as the topic resurfaced just three days before the country’s presidential election.

Former synagogue in northern Poland to become regional museum

The red brick former synagogue in the small town of Susz, in northern Poland, is being developed as the home of a new regional museum. Renovation work began early this year, and the museum is expected to open in 2021.

Auschwitz memorial and museum will reopen to visitors on July 1st

The Auschwitz Memorial and the site of the former Nazi camp will reopen to visitors on July 1.

Polish Jews express support for antisemitism campaigner targeted by far right

The Jewish community in Warsaw declared its support for a vocal watchdog that fights antisemitism and racism in Poland following a series of attacks on its work in recent weeks by far-right political figures.

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