Rally against Katyn Memorial removal this Saturday, May 12, City Hall, Jersey City, NY.


News Update on the planned removal of the Katyn Memorial at Exchange Place in Jersey City


R
ally against Katyn Memorial removal this Saturday organized by „Katyń Memorial Committee”.
12 May at 1:00 p.m. City Hall, 280 Grove St., Jersey City, NY
Free transport provided! Buses leaving at 12 p.m. from: Cracovia Manor, 196 Main Ave., Wallington, NY
For more information call: Celina Urbankowski on 201-841-1826
We invite everyone who cares about our communities, who cares about Jersey City. See you this Saturday!


Congressman Sires’ Statement on Katyn Memorial in Jersey City
„The memorial is significant to not only the Polish American community, but to many veterans of World War II as well.  The Polish American residents of Jersey City diligently worked with the city to dedicate the statue to honor the victims and to stand as a reminder of the horrific atrocity. ”
https://sires.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/congressman-sires-statement-on-katyn-memorial-in-jersey-cityDebate Heats Up Over Plan To Move Jersey City Katyn Memorial
https://wcbs880.radio.com/media/audio-channel/debate-heats-over-plan-move-jersey-city-katyn-memorial

A group of community leaders and Jersey City residents are suing Mayor Steven Fulop over plans to relocate a monument dedicated to World War II veterans.
http://newjersey.news12.com/story/38144588/community-leaders-residents-sue-jersey-city-over-polish-statue

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A statue dedicated to polish soldiers massacred in Russia during World War II is sparking controversy in Jersey City.
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2018/05/04/jersey-city-statue-debate/

Bayonne Mayor Davis, Jersey City Mayor Fulop exchange punches over Katyn memorial
https://hudsoncountyview.com/bayonne-mayor-davis-jersey-city-mayor-fulop-exchange-punches-over-katyn-memorial/

CBS-Jersey City Debates Whether To Move WWII Statue
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2018/05/04/jersey-city-statue-debate/

NBC– Jersey City, Polish Officials in War of Words Over Statue Status
https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/New-Jersey-at-Odds-with-Polish-Officials-Over-the-Removal-of-a-Memorial-481982221.html

Plan to move Polish memorial in Jersey City proves controversial
http://newjersey.news12.com/story/38118062/plan-to-move-polish-memorial-in-jersey-city-proves-controversial

Dispute over statue commemorating Polish massacre heats up
http://www.fios1news.com/newjersey/local-katyn-massacre-jersey-city-memorial-controversy-may-7-2018#.WvJgNn8h1q8

Federal lawsuit filed to keep Jersey City’s Katyn monument in place
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7OcTtp8I8g

Jersey City to remove Polish statue and people are upset
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNeI4Q87tq8

The Jewish Community of Poland released a statement opposing the move, noting hundreds of massacre victims were Jewish.
http://www.njherald.com/article/20180508/AP/305089790#

The Jewish community also weighed in on the matter, recalling that among the Katyn victims were hundreds of Jews, including the Chief Rabbi of the Polish Army, Baruch Steinberg.
http://www.savannahnow.com/news/20180508/statue-honoring-polish-massacre-victims-at-center-of-dispute

Roman Korzan, Coalition of Polish Americans

Source: Polonia Events DC, May 9, 2018.
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