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Polish Archbishop Believes Executed Rabbi Was Innocent

October 3, 1923
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The tribunal which has been reviewing the charges against Rabbi Shapiro who was executed for alleged treason to Poland has refused to clear the name of the late rabbi.

In a statement to the press, Cardinal Kowalski, the Warsaw Archbishop, has expressed himself as convinced that Rabbi Shapiro was entirely innocent of the charges for which he was put to death.

The Jews of the community are much aroused and declare they will not rest until the name of the rabbi has been finally cleared by an impartial tribunal.

Rabbi Shapiro was charged with having betrayed the Poles during the summer of 1920 when the Soviet forces invaded Poland.

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