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Ceremony in Belgium Honors Memory of 26,000 Belgian Jewish Martyrs

Memorial ceremonies were held today for the 26,000 Belgian Jews who were deported by the Nazis to German extermination camps between 1942 and 1944.

The ceremonies were held under the auspices of the Belgian Union of Jewish Deportees which organized a pilgrimage to Malines, where the Jews were concentrated before being sent to Germany. P. Burstein, president of the Israel Organization of Former Nazi Prisoners, addressed the meeting.