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Cache of Ancient Hebrew Books Discovered in Byelorussian Church

A cache of centuries-old Hebrew books has been discovered in a Greek Orthodox church in Byelorussia, it was reported here today in the Communist Yiddish daily Naye Presse. The Hebrew volumes, some of them dating back to the 16th Century, are all printed. They include a Hebrew Bible published in Leipzig in 1567.

Parts of the cache, which includes bibles and prayerbooks, were printed in such widely scattered cities as Leipzig, Zurich, Liege and other European cities. The books have been presented to the Historical Museum of Byelorussia.