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Anti-jewish Excesses in Oppenheim, Germany, on Kol Nidre Night

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A pogrom in the Russian manner was perpetrated by a band of 300 Hitlerites upon the Jewish community of Oppenheim Sunday evening when the Jewish population was assembled in the synagogues to usher in the Day of Atonement.

The Hitlerites in trucks passed throughg Oppenheim, near Mainz. Windows in Jewish stores and homes were broken. The worshippers, who were just leaving the synagogues were attacked and severely beaten. Many were injured, two severely wounded when they were stabbed. The police remained passive, permitting the hooligans to leave the town after perpetrating the outrage.