Menu JTA Search

Anti-semitic Minister Fined for Slur on German Jews

The unfrocked minister, M. Muenchmeyer, a leader of the National Socialists, was sentenced to pay a fine of sixty marks today on a charge that he had stated the “Jews are the Asiatic desert sons of flatfooted Indians.” The charge was preferred by the Central Association of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith.

Muenchmeyer, who was recently acquitted by the highest German court for having said “a Jewish republic deserves a Jewish president,” the reference being to President von Hindenburg, gained notoriety some years ago as the pastor of the Protestant church on Borkum Island, who led the anti-Semitic agitation in that island resort.

NEXT STORY