The events of past weeks have proven once again that Polish/Jewish relations are too important to leave to the politicians. The amendment to the National Remembrance Act and the following irresponsible statements by those in power have unleashed an unprecedented wave of anti-Semitism in the public space, and caused irreversible damage in the way Poland is seen by Jews all over the world. The current events seem to be the bitter fruit of both the neglect with which the history of Jews in Poland and the Holocaust have been treated and an acceptance of anti-Semitism. For years history as such has been absent from public space, present only as a tool for achieving political or social aims.
10 Steps Towards Dialogue