Fire Guts Salonica Jewish Quarter; Synagogues Saved
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Fire Guts Salonica Jewish Quarter; Synagogues Saved

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Led by Grand Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Koretz and his son, firemen succeeded in saving the synagogues in a fire which today destroyed many Jewish houses and shops in Castoria, a Jewish quarter of Salonica.

One of the synagogues was used as a temporary shelter for men, women and children made homeless by the fire.

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