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More Franconian Villages Bar Jews from Entering

Following the example of Grossgrundlach, three other villages in the same province of Franconia displayed illuminated signs at the entrances of the villages prohibiting Jews from entering.

Nazi persecution of the Jews has entered a new phase in the last week or two with local authorities forbidding Jews to live in certain districts. This persecution has been particularly lively in the smaller towns in Germany where Jews have been forbidden to enter city halls. bathing places, public baths and many other similar institutions. This constitutes an attempt to create a Pale (similar to the restricted Jewish ghetto in Russia) confining the Jews of Germany to particular districts and forbidding them to enter or live in others.