Nazis Sentence Jew for Hiring ‘aryan’ Maid
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Nazis Sentence Jew for Hiring ‘aryan’ Maid

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A 71-year-old Jewish merchant of Hamm was sentenced yesterday to six weeks’ imprisonment for employing a German maid under the 45-year-old age limit set by the Nuremberg laws. The aged merchant was also fined 100 marks.

Paul Heyse Street in Frankfort-am-Main, named after the poet who won the Nobel Prize in 1910, has been renamed Chamissogasse because Heyse’s mother was a Jewess.

Eduard Roessner, a converted Jew, was sentenced by a Landaus court to one year in jail for rassenschande (racial defilement).

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