In Warsaw, A Survey of the ‘Polish Law’s’ Damage

Jewish Journal, April 28, 2018

A Polish man and an Israeli-American woman walk into a bar in Warsaw.

That’s not the start of a joke that plays off silly stereotypes — of either Polish “stupidity” or of the many we could muster about Jews.

In fact, it’s not a joke at all. I really walked into a Warsaw bar recently and met a Polish man. Over draft beer, we quickly got into a discussion of Polish and Jewish stereotypes, especially those that loudly came to the fore in the wake of what has been dubbed the “Polish law.”

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