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Germans Rent Synagogues for Clubs in Croatia Under 99-year Lease

German newspapers reaching here today report that the authorities in Croatia have “leased the synagogues in the towns of Osijek and Zemun to local Germans “for a period of 99 years.” The synagogues are to be used for German labor clubs.

The same papers report that the Rumanian authorities have confiscated the synagogue in the Rumanian city of Buzau.

The German radio today announced that the Bulgarian police surrounded “an armed band of twelve Jews” in the Rhodope mountains in Southern Bulgaria. Seven of the Jews were killed and the remainder were arrested, the broadcast reported.