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All Synagogues in Slovakia Must Be Altered to Look Like Ordinary Houses

All synagogues in Slovakia must be altered so that they will look like ordinary houses, otherwise they will be immediately confiscated by the state, under a new decree issued by the Nazi-controlled Slovak authorities, according to information reaching here today.

The Prague Juedisches Nachrichtenblatt, received here, carries Nazi instructions to all Jews to automatically report to the labor office immediately after snow has fallen, for assignment to forced labor clearing roads and streets. Another Nazi order published in the Prague paper prohibits Jews in the city from buying garlick. A long list of Jewish obituaries covers the back page of the paper. The names of both husbands and wives frequently appear together, indicating that the couple has committed suicide.

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