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Monument to 6,000,000 Jewish Victims of Nazis Unveiled in Geneva

A monument to the 6,000,000 Jewish victims of Nazism was unveiled here yesterday in the square in front of Geneva’s Great Synagogue. Among those taking part in the ceremonies were Israel Ambassador Moshe Bartur, the directors of the European office of the United Nations and other international organizations, high civic officials and representatives of the various religious denominations.

In addresses at the gathering, both Geneva Chief Rabbi Alexander Safran and Georg Brunschvig, president of the Jewish community here, deplored the world’s silence in the face of the extermination of European Jewry by the Nazis 20 years ago and appealed strongly to world opinion today to raise its voice against current threats by Arab leaders to destroy Israel.