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Reich Issues Rules on Admission of Jews to German Schools

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A STATE PAPER REGULATING ADMISSION OF JEWS TO GERMAN SCHOOLS WAS MADE PUBLIC HERE TODAY BY THE REICHSMINISTER OF EDUCATION, DR. BERNHARD RUST.

THE REGULATIONS DISTINGUISH BETWEEN COMPULSORY ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, THE HIGHER STANDARD SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND THE HIGH SCHOOLS (INCLUDING COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES.)

ADMISSION OF JEWS TO THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IS TO BE REGULATED UNDER THE GENERAL LAW FOR COMPULSORY EDUCATION. THUS, IF SPECIAL JEWISH SCHOOLS ARE NOT AVAILABLE OR THE EDUCATIONAL AUTHORITIES ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE SPECIAL SCHOOLS FOR JEWS, JEWISH CHILDREN MUST ATTEND THE GENERAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.

(LATEST AVAILABLE STATISTICS REVEAL THAT MORE THAN 20,000 JEWISH SCHOOLCHILDREN, OR ABOUT HALF OF THE TOTAL NUMBER, ARE NOW ENTERED IN JEWISH SCHOOLS. EFFORTS TO PROVIDE FOR SCHOOLING OF THE REMAINDER ARE BEING MADE BY JEWISH COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS.)

IN THE HIGHER SCHOOLS, ACCORDING TO THE REGULATIONS, JEWISH STUDENTS MUST FORM ONLY 1.5 PERCENT OF THE TOTAL REGISTRATION. ” MISCHLINGS,” CHILDREN OF MIXED BLOOD, MAY ATTEND THE GENERAL ELEMENTARY AS WELL AS THE SECONDARY SCHOOLS, BUT ARE ALSO ALLOWED TO ATTEND THE SPECIAL JEWISH SCHOOLS. IF THEY ATTEND THE LATTER, HOWEVER, IT IS SPECIFIED THAT THEY LOSE THE RIGHT TO BECOME GERMAN NATIONALS.

THE ” MISCHLINGS” ARE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN ALL SCHOOL FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING EXCURSIONS AND SPORTS, WHILE JEWISH CHILDREN ARE PERMITTED ONLY TO ATTEND CLASSES BUT WITHOUT THE RIGHT TO SIT FOR EXAMINATIONS.

THE REGULATIONS ALSO SPECIFY THAT JEWS AND ” MISCHLINGS” MAY NOT BECOME TEACHERS IN GERMAN SCHOOLS. JEWS, HOWEVER, MAY AIM AT TEACHING CAREERS IN JEWISH SCHOOLS, AND WILL BE PERMITTED TO TAKE EXAMINATIONS FOR SUCH POSTS. THE REGULATIONS FINALLY POINT OUT THAT THE TERM ” NON-ARYAN,” WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE ACT, IS APPLICABLE ONLY TO JEWS.

DAS SCHWARZE KORPS, ORGAN OF CHANCELLOR HITLER’S ELITE GUARDS, IN ITS CURRENT ISSUE WARNS GERMAN SCIENTISTS NOT TO HOLD UP JEWISH SCIENTISTS AS ” MODELS.”

THE TERM ” JEWISH SCIENTIST,” THE PERIODICAL CONTENDS, ” MUST BE EXTENDED BEYOND THE PURELY RACIAL CONCEPTS.” SCIENTISTS WHO CONTINUE TO RESPECT JEWISH COLLEAGUES WILL BE CLASSIFIED AS ” WHITE JEWS,” THE PAPER WARNS.

” WHITE JEWS,” THE PUBLICATION STATES, ” ARE PERSONS OF ARYAN BLOOD WHO HAVE SHOWN THEMSELVES RECEPTIVE TO JEWISH INTELLECT, TO WHICH THEY ARE SLAVES. THE DEFINITION OF JEWS MUST BE EXTENDED TO THOSE OF JEWISH FEELING, JEWISH INTELLECT AND JEWISH CHARACTER. ALL THESE REPRESENTATIVES OF JEWDOM IN GERMAN INTELLECTUAL LIFE MUST DISAPPEAR, EVEN AS THE JEW HIMSELF.”

THE PAPER THEN ATTACKS PROF. WERNER REISENBERG OF LEIPZIG, NOBEL PRIZE WINNER IN 1934, FOR HAVING ” SMUGGLED” AN ARTICLE INTO AN OFFICIAL NAZI SCIENCE PAPER, IN WHICH HE STATED THAT THE RELATIVIST PHILOSOPHY FORMS THE BASIS OF MODERN SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH. IT TERMS THE SCIENTIST THE ” OSSIETZKY OF PHYSICS.”

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