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Exhibition of Art Painted by Jewish Children in Nazi Ghetto Opens

An exhibition of 240 water colors, painted by Jewish children in the infamous Theresienstadt ghetto in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia–all of whom died either in the ghetto or in the Auschwitz murder camp–will be opened here Sunday.

The pictures were loaned to the Israel Memorial Authority by the Jewish State Museum of Prague. At a preview held in the Yad Vashem Museum here today Dov Barnea, who was a teacher at the Theresienstadt ghetto and is now director of the Beersheba Education Department, recalled the history of the ghetto where, of 150,000 persons, only 20.000 survived.