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European Jewish Congress Sees Rising Anti-Semitism in Poland

European Jewish Congress Sees Rising Anti-Semitism in Poland

By Vanessa Gera | Sep 2
The European Jewish Congress expressed "grave concerns" Thursday over what it says is a rise in anti-Semitism in Poland and a "deteriorating relationship between the Polish government and the Jewish community."

Next Stop: Remembrance, Part 2

By Matthew Wexler | Apr 29
EDGE travel editor Matthew Wexler heads to Poland for an emotional journey that bridges the atrocities of the past to a future full of hope.

Next Stop: Remembrance, Part 1

By Matthew Wexler | Apr 28
EDGE travel editor Matthew Wexler heads to Poland for an emotional journey that bridges the atrocities of the past to a future full of hope.

Polish Leaders Threaten Fate of Nearly Finished WWII Museum

By Vanessa Gera | Apr 28
Poland's conservative government is taking steps that threaten an ambitious new World War II museum which international experts have spent eight years creating.

Poland's Mixed Feelings Over Memorial to Rescuers of Jews

By Vanessa Gera | Aug 30
Many scholars and ordinary Jews fear that a monument to Polish rescuers at Warsaw's key site of Jewish tragedy will bolster a false historical narrative.

Warsaw's Iconic, Controversial Rainbow Taken Down at Night

By Monika Scislowska | Aug 27
Warsaw's iconic and controversial rainbow art, once installed by an old cloister and then a symbol of Poland's leadership in the European Union and of tolerance for sexual minorities, has been taken down.

Travel Essentials: Warsaw

By Monika Scislowska | Aug 20
Almost every month brings something new in Warsaw. With nearly 2 million people, Poland's capital city has been developing fast ever since the once-communist nation joined the European Union in 2004

Video: Protesters Light Rainbow Structure on Fire in Poland

By Jason St. Amand | Nov 15
Extreme right protesters in Poland set a promenade rainbow structure in Warsaw on Nov. 11 during an Independence Day March.

Quaint Finnish Homes in Warsaw Face Destruction

By Vanessa Gera | Mar 20
A colony of historical Finnish wooden houses built just after World War II now face destruction.

Polish Lawmakers Protest Walesa’s Anti-Gay Rant

Mar 6
Poland’s first openly gay and transsexual lawmakers took seats on the front bench of Parliament Wednesday to protest hostile remarks by former President Lech Walesa.

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