No Blame for Being Armed; Gets Light Sentence
Menu JTA Search

No Blame for Being Armed; Gets Light Sentence

Download PDF for this date

Declaring that a man is not to be blamed for holding firearms when a frantic mob is attacking peaceful Jews, the Magistrate of Safed fined the owner of a gun one pound, one shilling, releasing him immediately.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund