Two days ago was the 150th anniversary of the birth of Roman Dmowski - perhaps something about that champion of Poles instead of reprints from non-Polish publications?
If you are looking for encomiums to Roman Dmowski, you are reading in the wrong place.
Apologies, thought this was a Polish American blog. I will go elsewhere.
There are many anti-Zionist Jews, like me, and many pro-Zionist anti-semites, with John C. Hagee being the obvious example.Whatever the current situation in Poland is in regards to anti-semitism, attitudes toward Israel are entirely irrelevant.
no they are not entirely irrelevant. There are two sources of antisemitism in Poland: 1) muslims (small so far) and 2) "ultra" patriotic Poles (the ones that take their $ from the Kremlin). The church is involved in some of that but the church now is less an actor than an object fit for whatever group wants to use it (gay priests are invaluable for extortion - especially ones that collaborated with the Commies).outside of those two, there is no anti-semitism per se - rather dislike of foreigners so Jews should not feel special
Can you enlighten us any more, Mr Forman, about the alleged Polish dislike of foreigners? May I ask if this is based on your own personal experience as a foreigner in Poland? PS - loved 'Amadeus'. Any plans for more films?Regards from Wacek
I try to keep things civil but when people choose to post under silly pseudonyms there isn't much I can do.
And ... Waclaw Horzy? Really? C'mon.
I suppose I should say, signed, Marie Curie
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