BERLIN (May. 19)
A 63-year-old apostate Jew has been sentenced by the Pirnaer District Court to seven months in prison for employing as a maid a 15-year-old “Aryan” girl, it was learned today. Employment by Jews of “Aryan” servant girls under 35 is a violation of the anti-Jewish Nuremberg laws which went into effect the first of the year. The Pirna case is believed to be the first in which this section of the laws has been tested in court.
Pleas by the defendant that he did not regard himself as a Jew because he had been converted when a boy were rejected by the court, which ruled that racial descent rather than religion was the decisive factor in application of the Nuremberg laws.