Professor Ernst Cohn to Assume New Duties; Nazi Protests Being Organized

Professor Ernst Cohn, the Nazi opposition against whom has led to outbreaks of violence, will at the end of January assume duties as an Examining Commissioner of the University of Breslau.

This new office has already provoked further Nazi attacks. The Nazis have announced a series of protest meetings through their leaders, Heines and Brueckner.

The authorities have assured the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith that they will not be intimidated by the Nazi threats.

Professor Cohn was forced to relinquish his lectures at the University at the resumption of classes after the Christmas vacation because of the disturbances which had attended them in the past. This week-end, a meeting of the University Senate will decide whether he is to be permitted to continue with his other professorial duties as a member of the Law Faculty.

Professor Cohn’s case is widely regarded as a test case and on its outcome is believed to depend the future status of Jewish professors.

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