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July 20, 2000
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Polish Jews joined government and church officials at a memorial ceremony in Warsaw’s Nozyk Synagogue for Jan Karski, the World War II Resistance hero who risked his life to bring eyewitness accounts of the Holocaust to the West. Rabbi Chaskiel Besser, the New York-based director of Central European Programs at the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation, praised Karski’s courage and integrity.

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