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The Last Polish-Jewish Cavalryman Rides into the Sunset

2018-09-01T08:26:24+00:00Categories: Tributes|

When was the last time a horse attended a Jewish funeral? 
This question, weird as it may sound, does have a precise answer: Sunday April 29, 2018, at Warsaw’s Okopowa cemetery.

Polish military custom has it that cavalrymen’s funerals are attended by cavalry horses – and Lieutenant Abram Henryk Prajs of blessed memory had been a soldier in the 3rd Light Cavalry Regiment of the […]