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Jewish Woman Arrested in Israel on Charges of Betraying Jews to Nazis

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Ria Hines, 29-year-old recent immigrant, was yesterday remanded on bail for two weeks on charges of having collaborated with the Nazis.

Miss Hines, a resident of Ramat Yitzhak, an offshoot of Romath Gan, is charged with having denounced to the Nazis Jews who were hiding from them. The people she is alleged to have betrayed were later beaten and tortured in the Oswiecim death camp and shipped to crematoria. While an auxiliary guard at the camp during 1944 and 1945, she is alleged to have beaten a number of Jewish women, three of whom are presently living in Israel.

An Arab caught carrying seditious documents–including instructions from the Arab Legion command requesting information of a military character covering Israel’s territory–will soon stand trial in the Haifa District Court on charges of espionage, it was reported today. The accused Arab, Shawkat Hassid Shalabi, admitted under police cross-examination, that he maintained contact with Arab authorities in Tulkarem.

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