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Sells Part of Prague Suburb Cemetery for Bridge

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A large part of the old Jewish cemetery at Lieben, a suburb of Prague, was sold by the local Kehillah to the municipality.

The municipality was eager to obtain the land for a projected bridge. A great number of graves and tombstones will have to be moved. It was stated that a large sum was involved in the transaction and that it was for the first time that a Kehillah agreed without resistance to relinquish consecrated ground.