Frankfurt Renames Old Ghetto Street
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Frankfurt Renames Old Ghetto Street

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Ludwig Boerne street in the former Jewish ghetto where the original home of the Rothschild family was located, will be renamed.

Lord Mayor Dr. Krebs, who issued the order for the change, declared “there is no ground on which to esteem the memory of the champion of Jewish emancipation, who was originally named Loeb Baruch.”

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