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Tuesday Apr 15 | The Times of Israel

'Holocaust' haggadah's cynical illustrations still bite

For world Jewry today, what could be a more contemporary take on the Exodus story than portraying the Egyptians as Nazis and the Hebrew slaves as European Jews? This vision, Arthur Szyk's illumination of his Haggadah for Passover, is widely acclaimed as the famed Jewish activist artist's masterpiece.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Poland, World News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bloomberg

Glaxo Disciplines Employee After Polish Bribery Charges

GlaxoSmithKline Plc , the U.K. drugmaker under investigation for corruption in China , said it disciplined an employee in Poland in connection with a bribery probe that is the subject of a BBC report today.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-GSK faces criminal bribery investigation in Poland

GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors to promote its lung drug Seretide, adding to problems for a company already accused of corruption in China and Iraq.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Independent

Drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline bribed doctors to boost sales, says whistleblower

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Marketing, World News, Poland

BBC News

GSK 'paid Polish doctors bribes'

If the allegations are proved, GSK may have violated both the UK Bribery Act and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Poland, World News

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Esther Zorger

She was born in Lodz, Poland, on Feb. 1, 1916. After coming to the United States she resided in Brooklyn, New York.

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Related Topix: World News, Poland, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Queens, NY

Forward

Remembering Herman Taube, Witness to a Vanished World

Herman Taube, a novelist, poet and longtime Washington correspondent for the Forverts, died March 25 in Rockville, Maryland.

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Related Topix: Rockville, MD, World News, Poland, Arts, Poetry, American University, Potomac, MD

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

the column | A diary saved me, but not her

Don't get me wrong. I love the synagogue 50th anniversaries, the latke-and-vodka galas, the seders in the desert.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Howell cops charge 83-year-old Holocaust survivor in death of bicyclist

Abraham Chapnick, 83, of Howell, a well-known area lecturer and Holocaust survivor, was charged Monday in connection with the fatal hit-and-run crash March 12 that killed a Spring Lake man, police said.

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Related Topix: Howell, NJ, Spring Lake, NJ, World News, Poland, Monmouth County, NJ

Sun Mar 30, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Poland, Rwanda to Strengthen Trade Cooperation

Poland is seeking ways to boost trade cooperation with Rwanda, due to the country's favorable business climate.

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Related Topix: Rwanda, Africa, World News, Poland

Wed Mar 26, 2014

MassLive.com

Smith graduate Hanna Sawka to speak at screening of her 'Beyond Iconic'

On April 8 at 7 p.m., Hanna Sawka, a native of Poland, and graduate of Smith College in Northampton, will be at Amherst Cinema for a screening of her film "Beyond Iconic: Photographer Dennis Stock."

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Deutsche Welle

Ghetto workers to get pensions at last

Many workers from the ghettos in Nazi-occupied Europe have fought for their entitlement to full pension payments for years.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Social Security, Personal Finance, Poland, Angela Merkel

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