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The 18th century polychrome mural of the Ten Commandments, spotted with bullet holes
– the only remaining omen left of the Great Synagogue's interior. The mural is hidden
behind a curtain and shown only occasionally (upon request), by the Polish
librarian to Jewish visitors.

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