Jewish Heritage Report
Vol. I, Nos. 3-4 / Winter 1997-98
Kastoria Monument

Kastoria, Greece, Also Dedicates Monument

On October 13, 1997, the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) dedicated a Holocaust Memorial in Kastoria, a small city in Macedonia. Approximately 400 people attended the ceremony. The monument is located at the site of the deportation by the occupying Germans of the approximately 1,000 Jews of Kastoria, only 35 of whom survived the Holocaust. A photo of the simple monument was published in The WJC Report XXI:1 (June/July 1997).

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