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Leipzig Jews Reopen the Only Synagogue in the East German City

August 24, 1962
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The only synagogue in Leipzig, East Germany, was consecrated today after the completion of the redecoration of the interior of the building which was used as a storeroom during the Nazi regime. There are some 300 Jews in the city today compared with a Jewish population of nearly 10,000 in 1938.

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