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Honorary Polish consul named

Philanthropist Tad Taube was appointed honorary consul for Poland in San Francisco.Taube, who escaped Poland as a child just prior to World War II, has been a key figure supporting Jewish culture and the rebirth of Jewish life in Poland since the end of communism in 1990. The Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture, established in 2003, provides support for Polish organizations working to strengthen their country’s Jewish community through institution building, heritage preservation, cross cultural exchanges, and education and spiritual projects. Taube was appointed honorary consul by the Polish Foreign Ministry.