Jewish, Nazi Finds

Old German garbage dump may yield treasure

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    Oct. 22, 2008: Israeli investigative journalist Yaron Svoray presents pieces of glass to the media found at a garbage dump near Klandorf, Brandenburg, about an hour north of Berlin, Germany. Yaron Svoray scraped caked layers of dirt from the shard, revealing a sunflower at the heart of a Star of David. He speculates it may have been a bowl used for Passover ceremonies in pre-World War II German Jewish homes.

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    Oct. 22, 2008: Israeli investigative journalist Yaron Svoray presents a piece of glass to the media at a garbage dump near Klandorf, Brandenburg, about an hour north of Berlin, Germany. Yaron Svoray scraped caked layers of dirt from the shard, revealing a sunflower at the heart of a Star of David. He speculates it may have been a bowl used for Passover ceremonies in pre-World War II German Jewish homes.

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    Oct. 22, 2008: Israeli investigative journalist Yaron Svoray presents a swastika to the media found at a garbage dump near Klandorf, Brandenburg, about an hour north of Berlin, Germany. Svoray believes the dump may contain World War II-era items including those from the 1938 pogrom Kristallnacht.

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    Oct. 22, 2008: Israeli investigative journalist Yaron Svoray presents a swastika to the media at a garbage dump near Klandorf, Brandenburg, about an hour north of Berlin, Germany.

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    Oct. 22, 2008: Israeli investigative journalist Yaron Svoray, center, talks to the media at a garbage dump near Klandorf, Brandenburg, about an hour north of Berlin, Germany, where he found World War II-era items he believes may have been destroyed during the 1938 pogrom Kristallnacht.

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