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Czech Officials, Jews Attend Unveiling of Nazi Victims’ Monument

Czech officials and representatives of Jewish organizations in Prague and other cities have attended the unveiling of a memorial monument to Jewish victims of Nazi persecution at Cheb in northern Bohemia. The event was reported in Vestnik, the official organ of the Jewish community on Bohemia-Moravia. The monument was erected on the site of a 19th Century Jewish cemetery that was destroyed by the Nazis in 1944. The delegation included Jews from Prague, Cheb, Karlovy Very, Marianske and Marienbad, according to Vestnik.