Jews in Sarajevo Celebrate 400th Anniversary of Their Settlement
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Jews in Sarajevo Celebrate 400th Anniversary of Their Settlement

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A museum depicting the history and culture of the Jews of Yugoslavia was dedicated in a synagogue here yesterday on the occasion of the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the settlement of Jews in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Speaking at the gathering, the mayor of Sarajevo lauded the Yugoslav Jews for their great contributions to the economic, social and cultural development of the country. Others taking part in the celebration included Dr. G. M. Riegner, secretary-general of the World Jewish Congress; Dr. Kadelburg, president of the Federation of Yugoslavian Jewish Communities; officials of the Yugoslav Government; and representatives of Jewish communities in Eastern and Western Europe and other parts of the world.

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