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Why I am writing a Field Guide to Jewish Cemeteries — for Poles

By Witold Wrzosiński

Witold Wrzosiński is the co-founder and co-director of the Foundation for Documentation of Jewish Cemeteries in Poland. Currently, with a grant from the Polish Ministry of Culture, he is writing a Field Guide to Jewish Cemeteries, mainly aimed at local Poles.

In this “have Your Say” essay he tells us why he feels this project is important.

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