Cobblestones commemorating murdered Jews stolen in Rome

FILE PHOTO: Two pieces of the Holocaust memorial project "Stolpersteine" (stumbling blocks) are seen before being installed into the pavement outside a residential building in Berlin, April 25, 2014. Today there are 45,000 "Stolpersteine" in Germany and 16 other European countries. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo

ROME (Reuters) – Twenty cobblestones commemorating members of two Italian Jewish families who were deported to Auschwitz or killed in Rome were dug up and stolen in the early hours of Monday in an apparent anti-Semitic attack. The bronze-capped cobblestones were embedded into the pavement outside a building in Rome’s central Monti neighbourhood that was […]

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