Grave of Theodor Herzl in Viennese Cemetery Being Repaired by Jewish Survivors
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Grave of Theodor Herzl in Viennese Cemetery Being Repaired by Jewish Survivors

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The long-neglected grave of The oder Herzl in a Viennese cemetory is being tidied up by a group of ragged Jewish survivors led by a non-commissioner officer of the Jewish Brigade, the Vienna correspondent of the London Daily Herald reports today.

He discloses that the Nazis on several occasions demanded that the entire Jewish section of the cemetery in which Herzl rests be dug up and the remains flung into the Danube, but the cemetery administration succeeded in forestalling the Germans.

The sexton revealed that even during the occupation small groups of Jews, but never more than a dozen, would assemble at the grave on the anniversary of the death of the father of political Zionism.

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