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Displaced Poles Wreck Synagogue in Belsen Camp; Desecrate Torahs; None Arrested

The British Government today received a report from the Belsen camp in Germany revealing that the synagogue which the displaced Jews established there was wrecked by Polish residents of the camp on December 6, on the last night of Chanukah.

A report reaching Jewish circles here states that about sixty Poles broke into the Belsen synagogue last Thursday evening and demolished the interior. They also desecrated two Torahs and tore up all the prayer books. The next morning the British military authorities doubled the guards, but no arrests were made. A non-Jewish woman had tried to stop the Poles was severely beaten.

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