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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

‘Little Rose’

Political drama with romantic edge set in Communist Poland

By Cate Marquis, Special to the Jewish Light June 6, 2012

The political, historic drama “Little Rose” is one of the many excellent films in this year’s St. Louis Jewish Film Festival. “Little Rose,” in Polish and French with English subtitles, is also one of several Polish (or part ly Polish) films...

President Obamas use of the term Polish death camps during a May29, 2012 ceremony at the White House to honor the late Polish partisanJan Karski caused a stir.

President Obama’s ‘Polish death camps’ mistake is common

By Michael Berenbaum, JTA June 4, 2012

LOS ANGELES — President Barack Obama made a simple and very basic mistake when he spoke of Polish death camps during the presentation of a posthumous Medal of Freedom to Jan Karski, a Polish resistance fighter who was among the first to report German...

Jan Karski honored in Poland for WWII resistance work

JTA February 16, 2012

PRAGUE -- The Polish Senate has posthumously honored World War II hero Jan Karski for his work in revealing Nazi genocide taking place in Poland. During a special meeting Wednesday of Upper House of the Polish Parliament, guests including United States'...

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