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A fragment of the former Warsaw Ghetto wall in Sienna 53 street that regional official for preservation of historical sites wants put on a list of protected historical monuments, in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The wall was built in 1940, when the Nazi Germans closed the area of …

Parts of Warsaw Ghetto Wall to Become Historic Monuments

WARSAW, Poland — Two sections of the wall that isolated the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II should be added to a list of historical monuments, a regional conservation official in Poland said Tuesday.

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Polish Jews Stunned, Scared by Eruption of Anti-Semitism

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Matylda Jonas-Kowalik has spent most of her 22 years secure in the belief that she would never know the discrimination, persecution or violence that killed or traumatized generations of Polish Jews before her. She once thought the biggest problem that young Jewish Poles like herself faced was finding a Jewish boyfriend or girlfriend in a country dominated by Catholics.

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Real-Life ‘Pianist’ Family Wins Defamation Appeal

WARSAW – The family of the late Jewish-Polish protagonist of Oscar-winning Holocaust film “The Pianist” said Monday they had won an appeal against defamation over claims in a book that he was a Nazi collaborator.

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Jews Reject Gavin Newsom’s Disarmament Plan

It’s not too late to send Lieutenant Governor Newsom a message: don’t disarm Californians and don’t give breaks to those who want to harm us. As the Democratic leaders in Sacramento have already pleaded with him to do, Newsom must pull this initiative and work with the California legislature on public safety bills that support our police and empower the people.

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Warsaw Ghetto Memorial Plaque Vandalized

WARSAW (EJP) – A memorial plaque on the Warsaw Ghetto Monument was vandalized, Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza reported. A swastiska was sprayed on the stone tablet that marks the boundaries of the largest Jewish ghetto established by the Nazis in Europe