Many Jews who live in Poland say propaganda and online hate speech is growing worse, and say they no longer feel safe. In part, they blame Warsaw's new law forbidding the association of the country with World War II concentration camps.
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The researchers were accused of defaming a man whom they said aided in the killing of Jews. Critics say the Polish government is whitewashing the role that some Poles played in the Holocaust.
Poles do not want to be classed alongside Nazis when it comes to the Holocaust. But it would be wrong not to research cases in which individual Poles were complicit, DW's Katarzyna Domagala-Pereira writes.
Prominent German Jewish figures have warned of the danger of conspiracy theories and rising anti-Semitism during the Bundestag's annual Holocaust memorial service.
Hungary says it provides a safe environment for its Jewish community. But the government has shown itself to be tolerant of anti-Semitic figures in public life.
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