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Poland sees Jewish culture revival

New museum in Warsaw displays how rich Jewish culture was in Poland before Nazi Holocaust.

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Poles are taking a new interest in their country's Jewish past.

Before World War Two, about three million Jews were living in Poland - compared to an estimated 20,000 today.

In part thanks to a new museum, people are now discovering how the Jewish heritage is part of their daily life. 

Al Jazeera’s Nick Spicer reports from Warsaw.

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