Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

Bodies of 3 Kidnap Victims Found in Palestine Pit

March 31, 1940
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

The bodies of three Jewish youths kidnaped by an Arab band in 1938 were discovered today in a pit near the Arab village of Zila, in the Jenin sub-district.

The youths were David Auerbach, 13; Itzhak Krupik, 18, and Jacob Zvang, 24. They were kidnaped on July 23, 1938, from the Jewish colony of Givath Ada. Identification was made through their clothes.

Recommended from JTA