Poland dedicates Treblinka monument

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A monument honoring some 40,000 Jews deported to the Treblinka death camp in 1942 was dedicated in the Polish city of Czestochowa.

The monument, designed by the Czestochowa-born Israeli artist Samuel Willenberg, was unveiled Oct. 20 as part of a three-day gathering of the World Society of Czestochowa Jews and their descendants.

The monument is designed in the form of a cracked wall and includes a Star of David made of railway track. — jta