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Anger as Poland plans law that will stop Jews reclaiming wartime homes

Daughter of Holocaust survivor pledges to continue her fight for family property seized by Nazi occupiersA few years ago, Shoshana Greenberg stood outside a building in Lodz, Poland, once owned by her family, with an old photograph in her hands and tears running down her face.Greenberg, now 74 and living in Tel Aviv, was on a quest to reclaim property lost during the Holocaust. Her father was head of a prominent, wealthy Jewish family in Lodz that owned industrial buildings, residential homes an...
Tags: Europe, Law, Religion, Tel Aviv, World news, Holocaust, Second world war, Judaism, Poland, Jewish, Nazism, Greenberg, Lódz, Lodz Poland, Shoshana Greenberg


Germany's Laschet Attends WWII Revolt Observances in Poland

Germany's center-right candidate to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor in the country's September election says he feels “deep shame and humility” over Nazi Germany's “crimes” against the Poles during World War II.
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Why the U.S. and Belgium are culture buddies

This map replaces geography with another type of closeness: cultural values.Although the groups it depicts have familiar names, their shapes are not.The map makes for strange bedfellows: Brazil next to South Africa and Belgium neighboring the U.S. Some countries value self-expression more than others.Credit: Robyn Beck / AFP via Getty ImagesQuestion: On what map is Lithuania a neighbor of China, Poland lies next to Brazil, and Morocco and Yemen touch?Answer: ...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Japan, Maps, Identity, Mexico, China, India, Qatar, Hungary, South Africa, Sociology, Morocco, Macedonia, Innovation, Northern Ireland


Olympic Latest: Poland Gets Surprising Gold in 4x400 Mixed

Poland was a surprise winner in the Olympic debut of the 4x400 mixed relay event, holding off a late charge from an American team that didn’t have Allyson Felix in the lineup.
Tags: Poland, Allyson Felix


Poland: Trademarks "Eco-Friendly" What's New In Poland? - Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)

Recent research indicates that the eco-cosmetics segment in Poland grew by 39% between July 2019 and June 2020 while the product range of this product group grew by almost 50% over the year.
Tags: News, Poland, Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance GALA


Poland's President Sees Need for Law Change After EU Censure

Poland's president says he sees the need for changes to the law on disciplining judges that has been criticized by the European Union.
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Head of Poland's Top Court Urges Law Change After EU Censure

The head of Poland’s top court is appealing to the country’s president and senior figures for changes to the law on disciplining judges that has been criticized by the European Union.
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Communist-Era Judge Wanted by Poland Dies in Sweden at 91

Polish Communist-era judge Stefan Michnik, whose extradition Poland had sought over death sentences he handed down in early 1950s, has died in Sweden at 91.
Tags: Sweden, Poland, Stefan Michnik


Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara honored for granting visas to Jewish refugees in World War II

The life of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who issued thousands of visas to save the lives of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany in World War II, was remembered and honored by representatives from Japanese and Jewish communities at a news conference Thursday, July 29. The commemoration came after the state of California designated by resolution July 29, 2021, “Sugihara Visas Day.” It was on this date in 1940 Sugihara began issuing visas, enabling 2,140 Jews to escape persecution, according to the r...
Tags: Japan, Hollywood, California, Government, Germany, Sport, History, Soccer, United States, House, Poland, Moscow, Lithuania, Local News, Race Relations, Southern California


Chelsea: Kounde agreement & shock Lukaku/Werner swap deal touted

Chelsea transfer news In this article we will bring you all of today’s Chelsea transfer news. Make sure to check back to the site for more daily transfer updates throughout the summer. Kounde agreement Chelsea have moved closer to securing a deal for French centre-back Jules Kounde.Chelsea and Sevilla have been discussing a possible deal which looks to include fellow French centre-back Kurt Zouma in a possible cash-plus player deal. Chelsea and Sevilla are discussing to reach an agreement for Ju...
Tags: Amazon, Russia, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Everton, Bayern Munich, Poland, Uefa, Slovakia, Sevilla, Inter Milan, Kurt Zouma, Robert Lewandowski, Timo Werner, Lukaku


The 9 best young adult books, according to a high schooler

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Some of my favorite YA books include "Ready Player One," "All the Bright Places," "Six of Crows," and "Before I Fall." Amazon; Rachel Mendelson/Insider Young adult books are a great stepping stone to literature and fostering a love of reading. As a high school teen, here are some of my favorite young adult books. Want more books? Check out the . As a high school junior and writer, I've been obsesse...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Europe, New York, Education, Trends, Indiana, Features, Noah, Paris, Poland, Anna, Jack, Ya, Sam, Trevor Noah


Polish Judges Back EU Court Rulings, Urge Legal Changes

Thousands of Poland's judges and prosecutors have signed an appeal urging state and justice authorities to heed recent rulings by Europe's top court and immediately suspend a chamber disciplining judges.
Tags: Europe, Poland, EU court


US Ramps up Pressure on Poland Over Holocaust Restitution

The United States is ramping up pressure on Poland to reverse course on new legislation that would prevent Jewish and other claims for restitution for property seized during the Holocaust and the communist era.
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Poland: Franchising Comparative Guide - Bird & Bird (Poland)

Franchising Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Poland, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
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Poland: Minimum Wage In Poland In 2022 - MJH Moskwa, Jarmul, Haładyj i Wspólnicy sp.k.

The minimum wage is not only the base salary.
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Worldwide: Recent Changes To The Malta-Poland Double Tax Treaty - Dixcart Group Limited

The Malta – Poland Double Tax Treaty (DTT) has recently been revised with amendments being published as Legal Notice 64 of 2021.
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How Arsenal could pull off the signing of Lautaro Martinez from Inter Milan

Arsenal turn to Lautaro Martinez in striker hunt The transfer window can bring forth some surprising links. Even more shocking can be moves that were once thought of as a fantasy becoming a reality.That would certainly be the case regarding the latest player to be linked with a move to Arsenal.The Telegraph’s Mike McGrath claims that the Gunners have ‘inquired’ as to the availability of Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez.Arsenal have made an inquiry for Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martínez dur...
Tags: England, London, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal, Poland, Telegraph, Alexis Sanchez, Inter Milan, Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard, Henrikh Mkhitaryan


Tokyo Olympics: Bianca Walkden earns bronze for GB after semi-final defeat

Great Britain's Bianca Walkden recovers from an agonising semi-final defeat to beat Aleksandra Kowalczuk of Poland to bronze in the Olympic taekwondo +67kg.
Tags: News, Poland, Tokyo, Great Britain, Bianca Walkden, Aleksandra Kowalczuk


Poland: Business Harbor Program Expanded For More Nationalities - Envoy Global, Inc.

Belarusian nationals must have a technology related professional degree, and one year of relevant professional experience in the IT industry.
Tags: News, Poland, Nationalities Envoy Global Inc


Apple Museum With 1,500 Exhibits to Open in Poland

A museum dedicated to Apple and its products is set to open in Poland later this year, it has been announced. The museum will feature 1,500 exhibits related to the development and evolution of Apple products throughout the company's history. It is said to be the biggest and most complete collection of its kind in the world. Krzysztof Grochowski, President of the Management Board of Japko, the company behind the exhibition, said:We decided, together with our business partners, that it is our d...
Tags: Apple, Poland, Warsaw, Apple Museum, Steve Wozniak, Piaseczno, Krzysztof Grochowski, Management Board of Japko, Apple Museum Poland, Norblin Factory, Apple Museum With


"Austria’s Anna Kiesenhofer came to the Tokyo Olympics without a pro team and, in a huge upset marked by uncertainty and confusion at the finish line, pedaled off with a gold medal..."

"... claiming her country’s first cycling medal in 125 years and its first gold in the Summer Olympics since 2004. After she crossed the finish line, she lay on the pavement, gasping for breath. The end of the 85-mile road race on a brutally hot day took other cyclists’ breath away, too, but in a different way. Kiesenhofer, a 30-year-old mathematician, had been riding with Poland’s Anna Plichta and Israel’s Omer Shapiro as they took a big lead over more than 10 minutes. At Kagosaka Pass, Kiesenh...
Tags: Law, Israel, Bbc, Austria, Britain, Olympics, Netherlands, Poland, Tokyo, Biking, University of Cambridge, Ann Althouse, Lizzie Deignan, Annemiek van Vleuten, Technical University of Vienna, Polytechnic University of Catalonia


This Week In Running: July 26, 2021

The post This Week In Running: July 26, 2021 appeared first on iRunFar. The Skyrunner World Series and the World Mountain Running Association World Cup are in full swing. It’s great to see runners cross between these two circuits, as well as the highly competitive Golden Trail World Series all summer long. In the U.S., the Speedgoat 50k celebrated a new course record. Runners are starting to tune up for UTMB and its sister races, and that meant a lot of competition this weekend. Skyrace Comape...
Tags: Japan, France, Russia, Sport, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Canada, Italy, Running, Switzerland, Poland, Romania, Norway, Whitney, Andorra, University Of Colorado


Amazon to create Robert Lewandowski documentary, coming in 2022.

  Robert Lewandowski’s incredible campaign Robert Lewandowski had an exceptional individual season, even by his own lofty standards.The Polish international netted an astonishing 41 goals in just 29 Bundesliga appearances, smashing a record set by Gerd Muller in the 1971-72 season for most goals in a single Bundesliga campaign. HE’S DONE IT! 🥳 Lewandowski has scored his 41st Bundesliga goal of the season, breaking the record set by Gerd Muller in 1971-72 👏 pic.twitter.com/RLPFf790F2 — ESPN FC (@...
Tags: Amazon, Sport, Soccer, Bayern Munich, Poland, Thomas Muller, Espn, Borussia Dortmund, Robert Lewandowski, Legia Warsaw, Bayern, Lewandowski, Gerd Müller, Amazon Prime Amazon


Tokyo Olympics TV schedule for Monday July 26

Here’s the Tokyo Olympics TV schedule for Monday July 26. Highlights Monday evening include swimming finals in men’s 200 free, women’s 100 back, men’s 100 back, women’s 100 breaststroke. MONDAY JULY 26 CNBC 11 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Men’s Basketball – Argentina vs. Slovenia (LIVE) Shooting Skeet – Women’s Final Shooting Skeet – Men’s Final (LIVE) Archery – Men’s Team Final (LIVE) Cycling – Men’s Mountain Bike 5 p.m. – 7:10 p.m. – Beach Volleyball – Women’s Qualifying Round (LIVE) Men’s Water Polo –...
Tags: Japan, Nbc, Australia, China, Nigeria, Sports, Spain, Sport, Taiwan, Soccer, Egypt, South Africa, Olympics, Italy, Poland, Brazil


Retired KU Professor Receives Polish Medal From WWII

A retired University of Kansas professor received Poland’s Medal of Valor this weekend more than 75 years after he fought with the Polish resistance against the occupying forces of Nazi Germany during World War II.
Tags: Germany, Poland, University of Kansas


Speed Read, July 25 2021

A classy Triumph Thruxton from Poland, a beautifully restored Husqvarna desert racer from California, and a very rapid Triumph Sprint 900 cafe racer from Norway. Plus, of all things, a comic from MV Agusta… Triumph Thruxton by Unikat Triumph has a knack of building bikes that look good right out of the box: despite the healthy sales figures, we don’t see many customized ‘modern classics.’ And the Thruxton seems to be the model that owners are happiest with. This modest but thoughtful cust...
Tags: England, California, US, Motorcycles, Ducati, Sprint, Italy, Poland, Norway, Martini, Viz, Bordeaux, Husqvarna, Kawasaki, Tomas, Heidenau


Olympics Latest: Poland Loses in 1st Volleyball Match

One of the medal favorites lost its first match of pool play in the men’s Olympic volleyball tournament.
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Discovery Braces for Fight to Protect Polish Business Against Government Crackdown on Foreign Ownership

Discovery is bracing for a bitter fight to keep its business in Poland amid an aggressive drive by the country’s ruling right-wing party to block foreign ownership of media. On July 7, Poland’s Law and Justice party (PiS) sought amendments to the local Broadcasting Act specifying that TV and radio license holders can’t be directly […]
Tags: News, Global, Discovery, Poland, TVN, JB Perrette


Hot dog for breakfast? Only in Poland.

Polish breakfast (śniadanie) is definitely nothing like a breakfast in USA. And a hot dog without a bun is pretty much a breakfast staple in Poland. There are so many different types of hot dogs served in Poland, but the typical breakfast ones are “parówki wieprzowe“, which are pork hot dogs, with a very delicate taste and good quality. They are usually pretty thin or short and little.  They are served with cold cuts (wędliny), cheeses (sery), bread (chelb) and rolls (bułki), buffet style. There...
Tags: Food, Usa, Culture, Linguistics, Poland, Traditions, Dagny Walter, USA Parówki, Pixabay Hearty


The Latest: Osaka lights cauldron at Tokyo opening ceremony

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Tennis star Naomi Osaka has lit the cauldron at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Games, ending the flame’s long journey from Greece to these delayed Olympics. The cauldron sat atop a peak inspired by Mount Fuji. It’s a sphere that opened like a flower, “to embody vitality and hope,” organizers said. A second cauldron has been placed in Tokyo’s waterfron...
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