Kehillah Museum in Berlin Robbed; Priceless Antiques Taken
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Kehillah Museum in Berlin Robbed; Priceless Antiques Taken

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A large number of sacred ancient vessels including a sacramintal wine cup used in the seventeenth century were among the objects stolen when burglars entered the Jewish Community Museum adjoining the Oranienburger strasse Synagogue. Hundreds of priceless medals and coins including some from the Maccabean period in Palestine were also stolen.

Two men have been held under suspicion, but no trace of the valuables has been found, and it is feared the objects may have been smuggled out of the country.

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