Yair Lapid says the Holocaust 'defined' him - that's adding fuel to the fire in Israel-Poland relations
September 3, 2021
(JTA) — Israeli leaders rarely criticize a law passed by an ally government as outright “antisemitic.”
But that’s what Foreign Minister Yair Lapid did on Aug. 14 in response to a newly passed law in Poland that indirectly makes it impossible for Jews and others to sue for property stolen from their families in World War II.
“Poland today approved — not for the first time — an immoral, antisemitic law,” he said in a statement.
Poland, which faces continual criticism throughout the European Union for its restrictive abortion and media policies, has drawn criticism from arou...