Berlin (Apr. 21)
Anti-Jewish disorders broke out yesterday in Euskirchen, Rhineland, where Jewish homes were stoned and windows smashed when a rumor was spread that Leopold Kaufman, a 70-year-old Jew allegedly attacked a 13-year-old “Aryan” girl.
The aged Jew was arrested and an investigation was started. None of the rioters were detained.
A campaign to prohibit the sale of Jewish newspapers in Berlin was started today by the Deutsche Wochenschau, one of the most influential Nazi publications.
JEWS SUE FOR SUBSIDY
The Jewish community of Hanover brought suit against the municipality for withdrawing the subsidy from Jewish religious schools in Hanover. The district court today, however, refused to consider the case, ruling that the school is not one of those which has compulsory attendance and also referring to an old law with regard to subsidies for schools.
The Jewish community of Hanover intends to carry an appeal to the Supreme Court.
The final ruling of the Supreme Court in this case will be of great importance to Jewish communities all over Germany since it will establish whether Jewish elementary and religious schools are entitled to municipal subsidies or whether these subsidies can be refused them. This principle is of special importance at this time when the government is eager to get rid of Jewish children from the elementary school system by permitting the Jewish communities to open their own schools for Jewish children only.