Friday, April 2, 2021

A Very Short History of Jews in Poland

 In the last article about Holocaust in Poland published by the New Yorker, there was only one statement close to the truth. Close. Half of the European Jews before WWII lived in Poland. Why was that, hmm?!

Here are some excerpts from the first paragraph from Wikipedia (please hurry up and read it before it gets changed):

The history of Jews in Poland dates back at least 1,000 years. For centuries, Poland was home to the largest and most significant Jewish community in the world. Poland was a principal center of Jewish culture because of the long period of statutory religious tolerance and social autonomy, which ended after Poland's Partitions in the 18th century. 


From the founding of the Kingdom of Poland in 1025 until the early years of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth created in 1569, Poland was the most tolerant country in Europe. Historians have used the label "Paradisus iudaeorum" (Latin for "Paradise of the Jews").


One would hope that the conservative publication would not behave like the MSM or, even worse the Drive-by Media", and CHECK THE FACTS before publishing such a hit piece.