Polish leaders demand apology after being aggrieved by PM Netanyahu’s comments in Warsaw about the Poles’ complicity in Nazi crimes against Jews, then flabbergasted when newly appointed Foreign Minister Israel Katz supported Netanyahu by quoting former PM Yitzhak Shamir, who said, ‘Poles suckled antisemitism from their mothers’ milk.’
By David Rosenberg
The Polish government demanded Tuesday that Israel formally apologize for statements by the Israeli foreign minister it deemed “racist”, amid a worsening diplomatic row between the two countries.
On Tuesday, Poland’s deputy foreign minister, Szymon Szynkowski, said Israel must “distance itself from their foreign minister’s statement and apologize for it,” the Polish Press Agencyreported. Continue Reading »
Already aggrieved by PM Netanyahu’s surprising comments in Warsaw about the Poles’ complicity in Nazi crimes against Jews, Poland’s top officials went ballistic after newly appointed Foreign Minister Israel Katz supported Netanyahu by quoting former PM Yitzhak Shamir, who said that ‘Poles imbibe antisemitism from their mothers’ milk.’
By HERB KEINON
An extraordinary summit of four central European countries in Israel meant by Jerusalem to highlight the sub-alliances it is building in Europe – and by those countries as a way to assert their independence from Brussels – was scuttled Monday when Poland decided not to attend because of what it viewed as offensive comments by acting Foreign Minister Israel Katz. Continue Reading »
Over 600,000 sign petition calling for U.S. to cut ties with Poland until the new Polish law that criminalized attributing Holocaust atrocities to Polish state or nation, is rescinded.
• While the new law is contested by Israel and Jews world-wide, a Polish journalist says video “spits in the face of every Pole.”
By Dan Lavie, Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff
The Ruderman Family Foundation, a prominent, private Jewish-American Foundation based in Boston, removed a video from YouTube on Wednesday that had sparked outrage in Poland .
The video provocatively used the term “Polish Holocaust,” which is historically inaccurate, to protest a controversial new Polish law criminalizing the suggestion that Poland was complicit with Nazi Germany’s crimes, especially the Holocaust. Continue Reading »
Without a doubt, Mahmoud Abbas’ antisemitic doctoral thesis he wrote for a Moscow university currently qualifies him as the perfect candidate for Polish citizenship, especially after Polish President Mateusz Morawiecki, speaking at the Munich Security Conference quoted Abbas saying, ‘Nazis were not the only perpetrators of the Holocaust – there were Jewish perpetrators as well.’
By David Bedein
The Israeli Foreign Ministry has declared that it would engage in an international campaign to denounce Polish President Mateusz Morawiecki, who told participants at the Munich Security Conference on Feb 17, 2018, that Nazis were not the only perpetrators of the Holocaust – there were Jewish perpetrators as well. Continue Reading »