A Jewish cantor received Poland’s prestigious Legion of Honor award. On Jan. 26, cantor Joseph Malovany became a commander of the Legion of Honor, Poland’s equivalent of knighthood. In a ceremony at Blair House in Washington, the Israeli-born cantor of New York City’s Fifth Avenue Synagogue received the award from Polish President Alexander Kwasniewski in appreciation for his musical contribution to the international and Polish communities.
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