It would have been the first meeting between the two sides since the passing of the controversial bill that outlaws attributing holocaust crimes to the Polish people.
The measure, passed by Polish lawmakers, will impose prison terms of up to three years for statements blaming Poles as a nation for World War II crimes committed by Nazi Germany. They say it was modeled on anti-defamation laws in many other countries, including laws criminalizing Holocaust denial. Members of the ruling Law and Justice party, including deputy parliament speaker Beata Mazurek, retweeted some of the comments.
Duda acknowledged there were doubts about the legislation's intent, leading some observers to interpret his request for a constitutional review as a way to save face while calming the storm. The United States also strongly opposed the legislation, saying it could hurt Poland's strategic relations with Israel and the U.S. Polish officials note that a provision in the law exempts historic research and works of art.
Poland's government has argued that it is fighting against the use of phrases like "Polish death camps" to refer to the camps Nazi Germany operated on Polish soil.
Like people in other parts of German-occupied Europe, Poles reacted to the mass killing of Jews in different ways.
In a speech, Duda said "we do not deny that there were cases of huge wickedness" in which Poles denounced Jews.
Initially, when the education ministry announced his visit, Bennett said he was "determined to say explicitly [what] history has already proved - the Polish nation had a proven involvement in the murder of Jews during the Holocaust".
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The US state department had also urged the Polish government to rethink the bill.
Overall, 27 years after the fall of communism and anti-Semitism has effectively been eradicated from the political main-stream in Poland although, like anywhere, it is alive on the political fringes.
"The ruling party couldn't withdraw the bill under the pressure of foreign countries - Israel and the United States - and signing the bill would bring a diplomatic catastrophe", she said.
Holocaust historians and other scholars in Poland and overseas came out firmly against the law, with many saying it will lead to self-censorship.
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Duda has less than three weeks to sign into law or reject the Holocaust speech bill. They carried a banner that said, "Take off your yarmulke". The idea seemed to have been dropped, but made a sudden reappearance when the lower house of parliament approved a bill on January 26, the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
He says that while Poles who helped save Jews during the Holocaust should be recognized, Poland should also acknowledge that many Poles were complicit in aiding the Nazis.