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Memorials for Jewish Martyrs Dedicated in Germany

November 3, 1953
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A simple black-granite monument to the Jewish victims of Nazism was unveiled on the Weissensee cemetery here, in the presence of representatives of Jewish organizations, persecutee organizations and the East Berlin city administration. The extensive cemetery, although located in the Soviet Sector, serves all of Berlin. On its grounds, hoodlums toppled over several tomb-stones only last month.

On the Jewish cemetery in the Ruhr city of Hagen, a memorial to the victims of Nazi persecution was dedicated by Chief Rabbi Dr. Paul Holzer of the British Zone in the presence of numerous Jewish and German dignitaries. The simple monument was unveiled by Richard Hirschfeld, president of the Hagen Community, and by Siegfried Heimberg, chairman of the Association of Jewish Communities in Westphalia.

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