For the Polish embassy in Tel Aviv, the wave of applicants is proving a challenge, since the staff is ill equipped to cope with the added workload."Who could have seen it coming: Operation Shylock coming to life.
We can accept about 100 applications a month, approximately half of the applicants get a positive answer from Poland," he said.
The situation is made all the more complicated since local administration officials in Poland often drag their feet when processing individual claims.
Sunday, November 28, 2004
Israelis are lining up to get Polish passports, either to settle there, get into the EU, or to get closer to their Jewish-Polish roots:
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