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Freiburg Honors Loewy, Mathematician—and Jew

An unusual scene for present-day Germany was enacted yesterday in the city of Freiburg, Baden, near the border of Switzerland, when the faculty of Freiburg University, joined by students here, took part in a celebration in honor of the sixtieth birthday of Professor Alfred Loewy.

The university hall was specially decorated in his honor and he was highly praised in speeches by his colleagues and pupils.

Professor Loewy, a mathematician of note, and an author of several books on mathematics and money, has been since 1908 a member of the Chief Council of Israelites of Baden. He has long been active in the Jewish community of Freiburg.