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International Holocaust Memorial Day

Hungary to Honour Scottish Missionary Who Died at Auschwitz

A Scot who gave her life to help protect Jewish schoolgirls during World War Two is to be honoured in Hungary. Jane Haining, from Dunscore, worked at the Scottish Mission school in Budapest in the 1930s and 1940s.

People hold a banner reading 'March of the Living' as they take part in the march in the centre of Budapest on April 17, 2016. The 'March of the Living' commemorates the victims of the Holocaust. / AFP / ATTILA KISBENEDEK (Photo credit should read ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Polish Officials Expected in Israel to Discuss Controversial Holocaust Law

TEL AVIV – An official delegation from Poland will arrive in Israel in the coming days to reach an understanding on the controversial bill which criminalizes blaming the eastern European country for any Holocaust-related crimes, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Saturday.

Polish President Andrzej Duda makes a statement in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, July 24, 2017. Duda announced that he will veto two contentious bills widely seen as assaults on the independence of the judicial system. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

Warsaw Indicates Refusal to Change Holocaust Bill Despite Talks with Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – Poland on Monday indicated that it may not make amendments to a bill that would make it illegal to blame Poland for any Holocaust-related crimes, despite a discussion between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Polish counterpart, Mateusz Morawiecki, following Israeli outrage.

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Israeli Schools Step up Education on Poland’s Holocaust Role Amid Controversial Polish Bill

TEL AVIV – Poland’s deputy ambassador to Israel received a dressing down at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem on Sunday over new legislation in his country that would make it illegal to blame Poland for any Holocaust-related crimes while Israeli schools this week will devote two hours to learning more about the role Poland played during World War II.

Kazimierz Piechowski and three other Auschwitz inmates escaped the camp in 1942 by stealing SS uniforms and hijacking the car of camp coordinator Rudolph Hoess

‘Anonymous’ Hackers Attacks On Israel More Hype Than Harm

Ynetnews reports: The cyber attacks launched by the anti-Israel hacker-group ‘Anonymous’ are more hype than harm, according to Israeli cyber security experts, who claim that media coverage is fomenting unnecessary fear out of sync with the reality of the threat. Anonymous,

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