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Prague Jews Forced to Clear Streets of Snow; Barred from Museums, Libraries

December 26, 1941
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Prague Jews are being forced to clear the streets of snow as they did last year, it is reported in the newspaper, Ceske Slovo, reaching here today. After the first heavy snowfall 600 Jews were rounded up by the Prague authorities and forced to clean the streets with pick and shovel, the paper discloses.

It also reports an order of the Agricultural department prohibiting the selling of wines, liquors or other alcoholic beverages to Jews. Czechs are barred from even giving Jews a drink. At the same time Jews were forbidden to attend public auctions, museums, art galleries, public meetings, or public libraries of any kind.

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