The synagogue in the village Ustrzyki-Dolne, Eastern Galicia, was attacked by a group which went at their vandalistic act singing the Communist international hymn and shouting, “Down with the reactionaries, long live free culture.”
The students in the Beth Ha’midrash, house of study, were beaten, the Ark in the synagogue demolished and the Scrolls of the Law burned.
A fast day was proclaimed by the rabbi. The police have started an investigation.
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