Second Class Citizenship for German Jews After Election, Official States

German Jews will be definitely declared second-class citizens, with limited rights, by a law to be promulgated immediately after the election of November 12, said Professor Karl Schmidt in an address before the Academy of German Rights. Professor Schmidt is charged with the reform of the existing laws by the Nazi government.

Professor Schmidt declared that a special sub-committee will be appointed to modify citizenship, with instructions to make the racial principle the basis of the modifications.

The entire Jewish population of the town of Neidenburg, East Prussia, consisting of 125 people, living there for generations, has been ordered by the mayor to leave the town before December 31, 1933. “Not a single Jew must remain in the town by January 1,” said the mayor at a public meeting.

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