Bitter herbs sweet for Poland’s Jews

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The Passover herbs are bitter, but the symbolism is sweet for Poland’s Jews, a community which has emerged from the shadow of Nazi German genocide and communist-era anti-Semitism.

As Jews worldwide commemorated the ancient Exodus from Egypt with traditional fare from dry matzah crackers to herbs in saltwater recalling their forebears’ tears, those in Poland say they are grounded confidently in their faith and culture.

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