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French Government Awards “medal of Gratitude” to Five Rabbis

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The French Ministry of the Interior has awarded its “Medal of Gratitude” posthumously to three former Grand Rabbis of France. The medal winners were Rabbis Joseph Sacks, of Paris, Paul Haqenaur, of Nancy, and J. Ginsberger, of Bayonne. Medals were also awarded to Rabbis Joshua Pruner, of Nice and Robert Myers of Neuilly, both of whom disappeared after being deported by the Nazis during the German occupation of France.

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