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Turkish Jews Complain of Cemetery Desecration

September 27, 1926
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The Jewish community of Couskounjouk on the Asiatic side of the Bosphorous, submitted a complaint to the Turkish authorities that during the last few weeks a band of thieves has been ravaging the Jewish cemetery, stealing the tombstones and destroying the graves. It is not known whether these are acts of vandalism or thievery. The authorities are instituting an investigation.

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