Yoman Geva 285, 1963

President Commutes Sentences of Kasztner Murderers and Schumacher Kidnapper

1963
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At Ramla Prison, Commander of the Israel Prison Service Chief Commissioner Aryeh Nir informs the inmates Yosef Menkes and Shalom Shtrakes that President of Israel Zalman Shazar commuted their punishments. The two converse with the commander. Afterward, Nir meets with prisoners Dan Shemer and Zeev Eckstein at Tel Mond Prison, delivering them similar messages. Shtarkes was involved in the abduction of Yossele Schumacher, and the three other convicts were partners in the murder of Rezső Kasztner.

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