Israel and Poland clash over proposed Holocaust law

Israel and Poland clash over proposed Holocaust lawBy Jeffrey Heller and Marcin Goettig JERUSALEM/WARSAW (Reuters) – Israel’s prime minister and Holocaust survivors on Sunday bridled at a draft Polish law that would make it illegal to suggest Poland bore any responsibility for Nazi atrocities committed on its soil. The Israeli foreign ministry summoned Poland’s charge d’affaires – the ambassador was abroad – to object to the bill, which is still going through parliament. “We will under no circumstances accept any attempt to rewrite history,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in lengthy public remarks to his cabinet.



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