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Star of David, Yiddish Erased from Soviet Monument to Vilna Martyrs

A Yiddish inscription on a monument to Jewish martyrs buried in a mass grave at Paner, near Vilna, Lithuania, in the USSR, has disappeared, it was reported here today from the Lithuanian capital. The report said that the monument now bears only the legend in Lithuanian and Russian: “To the Victims of Fascist Terror.” Also gone from the monument, according to the report, is a Star of David which has been replaced at the top of the monument with the Red Star.