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In 1965, Jan Karski married Polish-Jewish dancer-choreographer Pola Nireńska

1965

Polish History Museum

Polish History Museum
Warszawa, Poland

In 1965, Jan Karski married Polish-Jewish dancer-choreographer Pola Nireńska, the love of his life. Most of her Jewish family was murdered in death camps during the war. Only Nireńska and her parents managed to escape. She left Poland early in the interwar period, in order to become a dancer. Her parents moved to Palestine in the 30's, sensing thay Jews in Europe may soon become endanegered.

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  • Title: In 1965, Jan Karski married Polish-Jewish dancer-choreographer Pola Nireńska
  • Date: 1965
  • Location: Chevy Chase, MD, USA
  • Contributor: Museum of the City of Łódź
  • Original Source: Museum of the City of Łódź
  • Copyright: Museum of the City of Łódź | signature MMŁ/HW/2057
  • Collection: Jan Karski

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