Memorial Service Held for 126 Martyrs
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Memorial Service Held for 126 Martyrs

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A memorial service for 126 Jewish martyrs killed in a pogrom here 31 years ago was held at the Choral Synagogue here. There was also a pilgrimage to the martyrs’ graves in the local cemetery.

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