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Nathan Rapoport, Prominent Israeli Sculptor, Honored at Jewish Museum

Nathan Rapoport, prominent Israeli sculptor, was honored here last night at a reception given to him by the Jewish Museum in cooperation with the Club of Polish Jews. A large audience attended the reception which marked also the opening of an exhibit of his work of busts of prominent personalities in bronze and plaster.

Mr. Rapoport is best known for his monument in the Warsaw Ghetto, dedicated to the Jewish martyrs who fought against the Nazis. His exhibit in the Jewish Museum, the artist’s first show in this country, will extend through October. The exhibition was formally opened with an address by Maximilian Friede, former Warsaw Judge, who spoke of Mr. Rapoport’s early youth in Poland and the attention which his work received in the Academy of Art in Warsaw.