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Jewish Student Acquitted on Charge of Performing Mock Baptism over Corpse During Dissection

Geza Hoffman, a Jewish student of the University of Fuenfkirchen, against whom it was alleged by several of his fellow-students that he had insulted a corpse during a dissection at the University by performing a mock baptism ceremony over it has been acquitted today by the Disciplinary Court of the University Senate. The evidence showed that there was no ground for the charge against Hoffman. The mock baptism had been carried out by a non-Jewish porter employed at the University who had brought the corpse into the dissection room, and who has since been dismissed.

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