Deportation of 284 Jews from Florence by Nazis Commemorated in Italy
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Deportation of 284 Jews from Florence by Nazis Commemorated in Italy

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A ceremony commemorating the deportation of 284 Jews in this city during the Second World War, was held at the maim synagogue here today.

Official representatives of the city, civil and military authorities, members of the Florence Jewish community, and representatives of the Freedom Fighters Association. took part in the rites which were sponsored by the National Association of the Families of Italian Martyrs for Freedom.

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