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News Poland » Culture: New Polish Film Institute Topper Talks Tax Incentives, Production

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/movies/news/new-polish-film-institute-topper-talks-tax-incentives-production/ar-BBJcne2
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

After being appointed as director of the Polish Film Institute, I didn’t have any kind of political pressure concerning my new responsibilities. The minister of culture [Piotr Glinski], who is overseeing my duties, had one expectation only ...

News Poland » Culture: As I See It: Poland unleashes its own inner demons

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/As-I-See-It-Poland-unleashes-its-own-inner-demons-542783
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Strikingly, though, Poland is a great ally of Israel – which makes this a diplomatic crisis. So why is a country with such a deeply embedded anti-Jewish culture so keen on the Jewish state? The answer is almost certainly in large part an attempt to bury ...

News Poland » Culture: Poland says ready to cooperate with Russia in culture, tourism and history

News channel or source: http://tass.com/politics/990482
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

WARSAW, February 16. /TASS/. Polish Foreign Ministry said on Friday it saw prospects for Polish-Russian cooperation in spheres like culture, tourism and history. This follows from a reply the ministry gave to a query filed by TASS. Following a meeting ...

News Poland » Culture: Turning Away From Poland’s ‘Dark Past’

News channel or source: http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/255112/turning-away-from-polands-dark-past
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

I fully recognize that the use of terms such as “Polish concentration camps” and collective accusations ... These debates have only been possible in situations where the political culture has permitted a public reckoning with the more dubious aspects ...

News Poland » Culture: Poland and the Jews — it’s complicated

News channel or source: http://gazette.com/poland-and-the-jews-its-complicated/article/1620950
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

allegedly in order to defend our culture. That is not the way! Not the way of hatred—We can defend our country only by the way of love. And, the inevitable discussion — the role of Poland, and Poles, during the Holocaust. Nuance. Can we really speak of ...

News Poland » Culture: Polish Kosher Meat Bill is Anti-Semitic in Intent and Outcome, Says Anti-Semitism Scholar

News channel or source: https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/102655/polish-kosher-meat-bill-anti-semitic-intent-outcome-says-anti-semitism-scholar/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

“We need to start to look at Polish society not in a prescriptive manner but really in an analytical manner to see how anti-Semitism and the perception of Jews is rooted deeply into that society and its culture, its religion, and its politics,” he adde

News Poland » Culture: The Dark Consequences of Poland's New Holocaust Law

News channel or source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/02/poland-holocaust-law/552842/
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

How ignorant do you have to be?” Ignorant or aggrieved? A few years ago I interviewed Piotr Glinski, Poland’s culture minister and deputy prime minister, about the controversy over the World War II museum in Gdansk. “Poland is associated mainly with ...

News Poland » Culture: 'Germany Bought Israel's Forgiveness With Money. Poland Couldn't Offer You a Thing'

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-germany-bought-israeli-forgiveness-poland-had-nothing-to-offer-1.5803505
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

And they have it good in Berlin, they sit in the cafes next to Gestapo headquarters and feel good. In Germany, they see culture and art; in Poland they see only bodies. You are rewriting history – he raised his voice and suddenly looked worn out and angry.

News Poland » Culture: Polish city leads the way in solidarity with refugees

News channel or source: http://www.unhcr.org/news/stories/2018/2/5a83febd4/polish-city-leads-way-solidarity-refugees.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Although Poland in general has been wary of refugees ... The idea is that individuals and institutions in all spheres, from education and culture to labour and health, should actively include refugees. An advisory council, with 13 migrant representatives ...

News Poland » Culture: Polish, US Soldiers remember Battle of Zagan, liberation of POW camp

News channel or source: https://www.dvidshub.net/news/266350/polish-us-soldiers-remember-battle-zagan-liberation-pow-camp
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The purpose for U.S. Army’s attendance at the event was to strengthen the relationship between the Polish and U.S. militaries and to educate U.S. Soldiers on the history and culture of their NATO ally. Atlantic Resolve is an ongoing mission to demonstrat ...