Jewish Senator Sleeps in Bed of Polish King

Senator Rabbi Rubenstein slept Friday night in the historic bed of the Polish king, Jan Sobieski, which is located in the Polish parliament building.

Friday evening, during a session of a senate committee, Senator Rubinstein suddenly became sick. The speaker of the Senate, Szymankin, who is a physician, offered him first aid, and also put a government automobile at his disposal to take him home. But since it was the Sabbath, Senator Rubinstein refused to ride home. As a result, Szymanski invited Rubinstein to make use of Sobieski’s bed for the night.

The bed of Sobieski was removed some time ago from the royal palace to the parliament building.

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