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Polish ruling on Holocaust libel case causes profound concern among Jewish groups

 

February 19, 2021



(JNS) — A ruling issued by a court in Poland on Tuesday is meeting fierce criticism from Jewish groups and others who claim that the decision will silence further examination of the role of Polish citizens during the Holocaust.

The criticism comes after a court found that the authors of “Night Without End: The Fate of Jews in Selected Counties of Occupied Poland” —Jan Grabowski, professor of history at the University of Ottawa in Canada, and Barbara Engelking, director of the Research Centre for the Extermination of Jews — must issue a retraction of their work and apologize to...



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