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Nationalist march reveals ugly ingrained anti-Semitism still alive in Europe’s former Jewish stronghold

60,000 joined a Polish nationalist march. Should Jews be worried? (Times of Israel)
As the world looks on in concern, experts weigh in on the state of Polish nationalism and xenophobia. In the aftermath of the march, JTA posed five questions on the situation to some of Poland’s leading experts on the issue and a former leader of its Jewish community

90% of Polish Jews died in the Holocaust. What are today’s Poles afraid of? (Haaretz)
Poland’s anti-Semitic far right marches to the tune of recent nationalist myths pushed by their government, including years of official denial of Polish complicity in the death of Jews in WWII – and with a little help from Donald Trump

Photo: Marchers light flare at the rally last Saturday (AP)

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