Nazis Defer Eviction of 140 from B’nai B’rith Aged Home

Intervention from influential quarters resulted today in postponement of an eviction order against 140 aged Jews from a home in Lichterfelde, property of the suppressed B’nai B’rith.

The authorities have allowed administration of the home to be taken over temporarily by the Jewish community of that city, although the property is still to be considered confiscated by the State. All property and cash of the international Jewish fraternal order, whose headquarters are in Cincinnati, were confiscated last week apparently in reprisal for anti-Nazi propaganda abroad.

Many wealthy German Jews, who were unable to take their money with them when they emigrated, used the money to settle aged relatives in the Lichterfelde home.

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