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Berlin Jew Near Death at Hands of Troopers

Two German Jews, Max Levi and Arthur Rosenthal, were seriously injured today following beatings at the hands of Nazi mobs. They were both taken to Allenstein Hospital, where Levi is reported to be in a critical condition with a doubtful chance of surviving.

The trouble started when Herr Nowack, a Nazi officer of the storm troops, picked a quarrel with Levi outside the latter’s shop. Nowick, who was dressed in mufti, accused Levi of making insulting remarks about the storm troops.

Excited, Levi threw a bunch of keys at Nowack, hitting the Hitlerite in the eye. Later Levi went home, and soon afterwards a mob of storm troopers besieged his house. They dragged out Levi, and also Rosenthal, who happened to be there on a visit, and beat both men unconscious in the street.

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