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. Authorities are looking into the case.

The slurs written on it claim that Jewish Poles were involved with secret police brutality used by the People’s Republic of Poland to reshape Poland as a socialist nation after the end of the war.

The attack caused great dismay to Jewish activists and Polish residents of the town who were “shocked to discover” this violation. The monument was created to honour the memory of local Jews murdered by Nazis in occupied Poland.

The string of attacks could mean that some local residents have decided to destroy and deface efforts to honour local Jewish heritage in the town.

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