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Adam Rayski

Adam Rayski (1913-2008) left Poland in 1932 for Paris, where he became a full-time journalist working for the Neie Presse, a leftist Yiddish-language daily newspaper. From July 1941 until the end of World War II he served as national secretary of the Jewish Section of the French Communist Party and headed the Union des Juifs pour la Resistance et l'Entraide, in which he played a major part in Jewish survival in France.