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Jewish Merchants in Cleveland Reopen Stores Looted During Riots

July 22, 1966
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Some of the Jewish merchants whose businesses were looted and damaged in the racial rioting during the past few days in the strife-torn Hough area of the city, reopened for business today while National Guard units continued to patrol the streets. Other Jewish shops are still closed.

Jewish communal leaders told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that the rioting was not particularly directed at Jewish businesses and the demonstrations were anti-white rather than of anti-Semitic nature. The Jewish Community Council today joined with other civic groups in seeking ways to ease the tension in the strife-torn areas of the city.

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