Tag: Poland and the Holocaust

Rewriting The Holocaust

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Rewriting The Holocaust

An important document was released on the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27. The Holocaust Revisionist Report, sponsored by Yale University, Grinnell College and the European Union of Progressive Judaism, addressed a problem found, in particular, in four European Union member states: Poland, Hungary, Croatia and Lithuania, all of which have cordial relations […]

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Poland’s Ill-Conceived Legislation

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Poland’s Ill-Conceived Legislation

To his credit, Polish President Andrej Duda has promised to review an ill-conceived bill that would essentially rewrite history, pander to Holocaust denial and stifle academic research. The legislation, passed by the lower house of Poland’s Parliament on January 26, cast a pall on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which was observed 24 hours later. There are two […]

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Preserving The Memory Of The Holocaust In Poland

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Preserving The Memory Of The Holocaust In Poland

Few of the countries invaded and plundered by Germany during World War II endured a fate as terrible as that of Poland. Six million of its inhabitants — three million Christians and an equal number of Jews — perished during the course of the Nazi occupation. They were murdered, felled by starvation and disease, and killed […]

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