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Nazis Establish “Jewish Reservation” in Galicia for Hungarian, Slovakian Jews

A "Jewish reservation" is now being created in Nazi-occupied Galicia, near Lwow, according to the pro-Nazi Ukrainian newspapers which reached here today from Cracow.

The papers report that Jews from Hungary and Slovakia are already being sent into this "reservation" and that the Jews from various parts of Southern Poland will also be expelled to this area. The entire "reservation" will be under the supervision of local Ukrainian authorities.

The same newspapers also report that 36 orthodox Jews in Cracow who were welcoming the new moon by saying the appropriate prayers under the open sky in the evening were arrested "for breaking the 7 p.m. curfew" and sentenced to various terms of imprisonment up to three years.

In the town of Konsk, Poland, the Nazi authorities ordered the partitioning of the local ghetto. About 3,000 Jews were removed from the eastern section of the ghetto to barracks in a northern suburb. No contact between the two ghettos is permitted, unless by special approval of the Gestapo.

All Jews were expelled from the town of Bislowieza and the neighboring districts as a result of Hermann Goering’s decision to make the famous Bislowieza woods in Poland his hunting headquarters. Goering was impressed with the Bislowieza woods when he first spent several days there in a hunting party as a guest of the pre-war Polish government.

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