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Berlin Mayor Informs Jewish Community on Indemnification; Pledges Credits to Jews

Mayor Ernest Reuter of West Berlin today informed the Jewish community of Berlin that the city administration is ready to submit draft legislation to indemnify victims of Nazism for their sufferings under the Hitler regime.

In his letter to the Jewish community, the Mayor pledged full compensation to the victims, and the extension of credit to Jewish businessmen who remain in Berlin. It was also announced that the draft measure would be considered at forthcoming sessions of the municipal council.