Czech Officials, Jews Attend Unveiling of Nazi Victims’ Monument
Menu JTA Search

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.