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Let us remember about Polish Jews

Let us remember about Polish Jews

Added 2012-10-31

Tomorrow, on All Saints Day, many Poles will visit the graves of their beloved, pondering the fleetness and feebleness of human life....

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Money collection in the Jewish cemetery on Okopowa Street

Money collection in the Jewish cemetery on Okopowa Street

Added 2012-10-31

Społeczny Komitet Opieki nad Cmentarzami i Zabytkami Kultury Żydowskiej (Social Committee for Protection of Jewish Cemeteries and...

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Contemporary Jewish music in Warsaw

Contemporary Jewish music in Warsaw

Added 2012-10-31

The Jewish Religious Community in Warsaw has the pleasure of inviting you to “Żydowskie Granie”, which comprises two evenings with...

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Share any picture of the Gostyń synagouge with us!

Share any picture of the Gostyń synagouge with us!

Added 2012-10-30

In May 2012, Maciej Gaszek and Mariusz Sobecki from Gostyń launched the ...

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The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of Opoczno ghetto

The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of Opoczno ghetto

Added 2012-10-30

Last Thursday, October 25th, Opoczno held ceremonies commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto.On Kilińskiego...

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The Central Judaica Database now available online!

The Central Judaica Database now available online!

Added 2012-10-30

An 18th-century print of a rabbinical nomination certificate, a dentist's signboard from the Warsaw ghetto, prewar matzo cards,...

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The portraits of Poles and Jews in Polish and German films after 1989

The portraits of Poles and Jews in Polish and German films after 1989

Added 2012-10-29

The Ludwik Zamenhof Centre in Białystok has the pleasure of inviting you to Ewa Fiuk’s lecture entitled “Portrety Polaków oraz...

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Eleonora Bergman receives the Legion of Honour

Eleonora Bergman receives the Legion of Honour

Added 2012-10-29

Last Thursday, October 25th, Eleonora Bergman, who directed the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw from 2007 – 2011, was awarded the...

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A movie on Wyszków Jews

A movie on Wyszków Jews

Added 2012-10-29

As part of the ‘Polska dla wszystkich’ competition organized by the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, students from Junior High...

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Our suggestions for this Friday evening

Our suggestions for this Friday evening

Added 2012-10-26

If you have no plans for this evening, you simply must go the Kinoteka cinema, which is currently staging the 10th Warsaw Jewish Film...

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Help the Association of the Children of the Holocaust

Help the Association of the Children of the Holocaust

Added 2012-10-26

The Association of the Children of the Holocaust unites Holocaust survivors who, due to their Jewish origin, were doomed to...

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A meeting with Joanna Tokarska-Bakir

A meeting with Joanna Tokarska-Bakir

Added 2012-10-26

Wydawnictwo Czarne publisher and Gazeta Wyborcza daily have the pleasure of inviting you to a meeting with Joanna Tokarska-Bakir, the...

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What’s on at the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival today?

What’s on at the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival today?

Added 2012-10-25

Last Tuesday, October 23rd, marked the official opening of the 10th edition of the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival. This year, the festival...

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The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Łomża ghetto

The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Łomża ghetto

Added 2012-10-25

The Foundation of Polish-Israeli Friendship and the Mayor of Łomża have the pleasure of inviting you to the ceremonies commemorating...

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The 7th edition of the International Festival of Storytelling

The 7th edition of the International Festival of Storytelling

Added 2012-10-25

Stowarzyszenie Opowiadaczy Grupa Studnia O. and the Museum of the History of Polish Jews have the pleasure of inviting you to the 7th...

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The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto in Biała Rawska

The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto in Biała Rawska

Added 2012-10-24

This Thursday, October 25, Biała Rawska will hold ceremonies commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the local...

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The Jewish cemetery in Strzegom finally restored

The Jewish cemetery in Strzegom finally restored

Added 2012-10-24

The restoration works of the Jewish cemetery in Strzegom have finished. Several unemployed people from Bad Frejenwalde, Germany, and...

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A collection of video interviews with Holocaust survivors

A collection of video interviews with Holocaust survivors

Added 2012-10-24

The Polish Centre for Jewish Research has the pleasure of inviting you to a presentation of video interviews with Holocaust survivors...

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A meeting about a book on Truda Rosenberg by Hanna Fedorowicz

A meeting about a book on Truda Rosenberg by Hanna Fedorowicz

Added 2012-10-23

On October 24th, the Synagoga Centre of the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage and the Bełżec Memorial Museum will...

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The Jewish cemetery in Zielona Góra restored

The Jewish cemetery in Zielona Góra restored

Added 2012-10-23

Last Saturday, on October 20th, restoration works on the Jewish cemetery located at the intersection of Wrocławska and Chmielna...

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Matzevos discovered in Strzeszyńskie Lake

Matzevos discovered in Strzeszyńskie Lake

Added 2012-10-23

The Virtual Shtetl reports of yet another discovery of matzevos. The discovery was made by Joanna Członkowska, who, during a stroll, spotted...

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Discovering Jewish Praga Warsaw District – a scholarly conference

Discovering Jewish Praga Warsaw District – a scholarly conference

Added 2012-10-22

The Jewish Historical Institute (ŻIH) in Warsaw would like to welcome you to the academic conference ‘Odkrywanie żydowskiej...

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10th Warsaw Jewish Film Festival

10th Warsaw Jewish Film Festival

Added 2012-10-22

From October 25-30, Kinoteka and Kino Swiat Warsaw cinemas will stage the 10th edition of the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival. This...

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Marta Cobel-Tokarska’s recent book about wartime hideouts of Jews in occupied Poland

Marta Cobel-Tokarska’s recent book about wartime hideouts of Jews in occupied Poland

Added 2012-10-22

Last Thursday, on October 18th, the “Przystanek Historia” Educational Center of the Polish Institute of National Remembrance staged...

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A preview of the movie ‘Pokłosie’

A preview of the movie ‘Pokłosie’

Added 2012-10-21

On Saturday, October 20 th, a pre-premiere screening of "Pokłosie" took place during the XXVIII Warsaw Film Festival. The film was...

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Another meeting as part of the ‘Museum about You – Your Museum’ program

Another meeting as part of the ‘Museum about You – Your Museum’ program

Added 2012-10-19

From October 14-16, 2012, workers of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews organized another meeting as part of the series called...

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Jewish posters in the Second Polish Republic – an exhibition

Jewish posters in the Second Polish Republic – an exhibition

Added 2012-10-19

Ludwik Zamenhof Centre in Białystok has the pleasure of inviting you to the inauguration of an exhibition entitled Siła...

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Reminiscing about Wołomin Jews and Righteous

Reminiscing about Wołomin Jews and Righteous

Added 2012-10-19

The Municipal Cultural Centre together with ‘Dawny Wołomin’ Internet portal and the Museum of the History of Polish Jews would...

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The opening of Keret’s House

The opening of Keret’s House

Added 2012-10-18

On October 20, 2012, the official opening of Keret’s House will take place in Wola Warsaw District. This artistic installation will...

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Unzere kinder

Unzere kinder

Added 2012-10-18

The Czulent Jewish Association and the Cheder Cafe have the pleasure of inviting all children to take part in a series of meetings...

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Israeli government offers studentships to Polish students

Israeli government offers studentships to Polish students

Added 2012-10-18

The Embassy of Israel in Warsaw invites students from Polish universities to apply for the studentship next year. November 30th is the...

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Ożarów was once their home – the 70th anniversary of the annihilation of Ożarów Jews

Ożarów was once their home – the 70th anniversary of the annihilation of Ożarów Jews

Added 2012-10-18

This Sunday, October 21, The Municipal Cultural Centre in Ożarów will stage a historical – cultural evening to commemorate the 70th...

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A meeting with Monika Krajewska on Jewish festivals

A meeting with Monika Krajewska on Jewish festivals

Added 2012-10-17

The Public Library in the Śródmieście Warsaw District in partnership with the Jan Nowak-Jeziorański Information Centre have the...

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The Swarzędz Centre for Integration, Tolerance and Culture

The Swarzędz Centre for Integration, Tolerance and Culture

Added 2012-10-17

Centrum Integracji, Tolerancji i Kultury (The Swarzędz Centre for Integration, Tolerance and Culture), which will aim primarily at...

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The screening of Andrzej Wajda’s movie ‘Korczak’

The screening of Andrzej Wajda’s movie ‘Korczak’

Added 2012-10-17

Today, the Chełm Cultural Centre will show Andrzej Wajda’s movie ‘Korczak’ as part of the ‘Rewers’ film discussion club. The...

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A street game along Jewish streets in Warsaw

A street game along Jewish streets in Warsaw

Added 2012-10-16

The Centre for Yiddish Culture of the Shalom Foundation has the pleasure of inviting you to take part in the location-based game called...

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The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Opoczno ghetto

The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Opoczno ghetto

Added 2012-10-16

October 25th, 2012, marks the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto. On this day, Opoczno will hold memorial ceremonies,...

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A Jewish cemetery in Proszowice finally restored

A Jewish cemetery in Proszowice finally restored

Added 2012-10-16

Thanks to the committed involvement of Simone Hofmann from Germany, the Jewish cemetery in Proszowice has been restored. Last Friday,...

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The Children of the Holocaust

The Children of the Holocaust

Added 2012-10-15

The Association of ‘Children of the Holocaust’, Róża Luksemburg Foundation and Klub Księgarza in Warsaw would like to invite you...

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A meeting on Beata Chomątowska’s recent book

A meeting on Beata Chomątowska’s recent book

Added 2012-10-15

On October 23, 2012, at 19:15, Stacja Muranów will stage a writer’s meeting with Beata Chomątowska, who will speak about her recent...

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An educational conference on teaching about the Holocaust

An educational conference on teaching about the Holocaust

Added 2012-10-15

Since this year has been dedicated to Janusz Korczak, the Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic – European Centre For the Arts in...

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Once upon a time there was a shtetl. Memory flashbacks. A concert of Jewish songs.

Once upon a time there was a shtetl. Memory flashbacks. A concert of Jewish songs.

Added 2012-10-11

The Ochota Cultural Center would like to welcome you to workshops of ritual Jewish songs and the ‘Byl sobie sztetl’ concert, which...

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‘Bruno Schulz. Shifted reality painting.

‘Bruno Schulz. Shifted reality painting.

Added 2012-10-11

To mark two anniversaries related to this world-famous Drohobych-born artist, i.e. the 120th birthday anniversary and the 70th death...

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A remarkable discovery in Sieradz

A remarkable discovery in Sieradz

Added 2012-10-11

Last week, during construction works in the plot adjacent to the synagogue on Zamkowa Street in Sieradz, remnants of an outstanding building...

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Closing ceremony of the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Kielce ghetto

Closing ceremony of the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Kielce ghetto

Added 2012-10-10

Jan Karski Association has the pleasure of inviting you to the closing ceremony of the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the...

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A series of lectures on Polish and Jewish identity, cultures and remembrance in film

A series of lectures on Polish and Jewish identity, cultures and remembrance in film

Added 2012-10-10

Ludwik Zamenhof Center in Bialystok invites you to a series of Thursday lectures entitled "Polacy i Żydzi – filmowe obrazy...

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The time of slivered memory

The time of slivered memory

Added 2012-10-09

From October 10-11, 2012, Krosno will stage memorial days on the local Jewish community, marking the 70th anniversary of the Holocaust,...

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A meeting with the authors of a book about Otwock Jews

A meeting with the authors of a book about Otwock Jews

Added 2012-10-09

Towarzystwo Przyjaciół Otwocka (The Society of Otwock Lovers) would like to welcome you to a meeting which will touch on Sebastian...

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A movie show and a meeting with the author of ‘Teheran’s Children’

A movie show and a meeting with the author of ‘Teheran’s Children’

Added 2012-10-08

The Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw has the pleasure of inviting you to the screening of “Teheran’s Children”, by Dali...

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Restoration works in the Jewish cemetery in Wysokie Mazowieckie

Restoration works in the Jewish cemetery in Wysokie Mazowieckie

Added 2012-10-08

On October 3rd, 2012, a group of 4-degree students from the CKZ agricultural vocational school in Wysokie Mazowieckie restored the...

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The farewell of the U.S. Ambassador to Poland

The farewell of the U.S. Ambassador to Poland

Added 2012-10-08

On October 4th, a ceremonial farewell took place at Warsaw’s Nożyk Synagogue for American Ambassador Lee A. Feinstein, whose...

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A meeting with the author of a book about Mordechaj Chaim Rumkowski

A meeting with the author of a book about Mordechaj Chaim Rumkowski

Added 2012-10-08

On October 10, at 6 pm, the Przystanek Historia Educational Centre of the Institute of National Remembrance will stage a meeting about...

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Matzevos discovered in a garden plot in Warsaw

Matzevos discovered in a garden plot in Warsaw

Added 2012-10-06

Towards the end of the last week, the Virtual Shtetl portal was informed of a matzevah discovered in a plot of land on Jacka Odrowąża Street....

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On the trail of Kołobrzeg and Szczecin Jews – a location-based game

On the trail of Kołobrzeg and Szczecin Jews – a location-based game

Added 2012-10-05

You are welcome to take part in two street games. The first one will take place on October 6th, 2012, in Kołobrzeg, followed by...

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Anti-Semitic slogans in Rzeszów

Anti-Semitic slogans in Rzeszów

Added 2012-10-05

Last Thursday night, the municipal stadium in Rzeszów was painted in red with anti-Semitic slogans. The city hall reported this...

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Israeli youth visit Wodzisław Slaski

Israeli youth visit Wodzisław Slaski

Added 2012-10-05

Last Tuesday, October 2nd, about one hundred and seventy students and teachers from the Nahalal school in Israel arrived in Wodzisław...

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A promotion of the guide on Jewish history and monuments in Poznań

A promotion of the guide on Jewish history and monuments in Poznań

Added 2012-10-05

Rafał Witkowski’s book entitled "Żydzi w Poznaniu – krótki przewodnik po historii i zabytkach" has been recently...

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A Jewish Cultural Festival in Silesia

A Jewish Cultural Festival in Silesia

Added 2012-10-04

Last Monday, October 1st, opened the Jewish Cultural Festival in Silesia, which has been organized under the banner of ‘Culture,...

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The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Sokołów ghetto

The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Sokołów ghetto

Added 2012-10-04

The Mayor of Sokołów Podlaski, K.I. Gałczyński Municipal Library, Awangarda Media Group in Warsaw and the Treblinka Museum have the...

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Days of Majdanek

Days of Majdanek

Added 2012-10-04

The State Majdanek Museum has the pleasure of inviting you to the Days of Majdanek, which will take place from October 10-13. This...

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Staszow residents will pay homage to the Holocaust victims

Staszow residents will pay homage to the Holocaust victims

Added 2012-10-03

On October 4th, 2012, at 11 am, a memorial march will start at the market square in Staszow to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Shoah....

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The Festival of Three Cultures in Włodawa

The Festival of Three Cultures in Włodawa

Added 2012-10-03

From October 4-7, Włodawa will hold the 13th edition of the Festival of Three Cultures. For many centuries, Włodawa was home to...

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The fourth reunion of the World Society of Czestochowa Jews and Their Descendants

The fourth reunion of the World Society of Czestochowa Jews and Their Descendants

Added 2012-10-03

Yesterday marked the opening of the fourth reunion of the World Society of Czestochowa Jews and Their Descendants. Its originator...

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A memorial evening for Radomsko Jews

A memorial evening for Radomsko Jews

Added 2012-10-03

The Stanislaw Sankowski Regional Museum in Radomsko invites you the memorial evening for Radomsko Jews, marking the 70th anniversary of the...

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A guided walking tour of the Warsaw ghetto

A guided walking tour of the Warsaw ghetto

Added 2012-10-02

Forum Żydów Polskich has the pleasure of inviting you to the second part of a walking tour of the Warsaw ghetto. This part does not...

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The Irena Sendler Award ‘For Repairing the World’ presented in Warsaw

The Irena Sendler Award ‘For Repairing the World’ presented in Warsaw

Added 2012-10-02

The ceremony took place at the offices of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs on September 28th. This year, the award went to...

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Become a teacher at the Polin Academy!

Become a teacher at the Polin Academy!

Added 2012-10-02

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Jewish Historical Institute Association have the pleasure of inviting you to get...

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Sukkoth 5773

Sukkoth 5773

Added 2012-10-01

Last Sunday, September 30, just after the sunset, the Jewish Sukkoth holiday commenced. In Poland, this feast is referred to as the...

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The matzevos recently discovered in the Vistula are now in the cemetery

The matzevos recently discovered in the Vistula are now in the cemetery

Added 2012-10-01

The matzevos have been transported to the Jewish cemetery in the Warsaw district of Brodno earlier today. The action was initiated by the...

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A children’s book on Janusz Korczak

A children’s book on Janusz Korczak

Added 2012-10-01

As part of the ‘Biografie słynnych Polaków’ series, published by the Muchomor publishing house, a unique book by Anna...

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Limud 2012

Limud 2012

Added 2012-10-01

The Join Distribution Committee Poland Foundation has the pleasure of inviting you to the fifth edition of Limud, which is scheduled...

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

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