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Special to the JTA a Request from the Jewish Community of Zagreb, Yugoslavia

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Leaders of the Jewish community in Zagreb, Yugoslavia, have written to the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee with a request that the international relief agency help it to identify people whose family or friends are buried in the Karlovac Jewish Cemetery, it was reported here today.

According to the letter, received on August 14, the Jewish community has negotiated with the local council of Karlovac for “the renewal of the Karlovac Jewish Cemetery.” In line with this, “it has been agreed that the graves of Jews with survivors willing to pay the regulor fee for maintaining the graveyard will be taken care of but those of others, with no living survivors, will be exhumed and reinterred in a communal grave inside the newly enclosed part of the Jewish cemetery.”

The letter signed by Erich Stern, secretary, and Dragan Volner, president, asks that those interested in this matter should contact the community of the Jevrejska Opcina, Palmoticeva Ulica 16, 41001 Zagreb, Yugoslavia, before October 30th.

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