Czech Jews Listed As Germans in 1919 Census Held Subject to Nuremberg Laws

Private advices from Prague said today that the office of Reichs Protector Baron Constantin von Neurath has demanded that Jews who acknowledged German nationality in the 1919 census be subjected to the Nuremberg Laws while those who registered as of Czech nationality be subjected to the Czech Jewish law, which is still to be promulgated.

Business enterprises owned by Jews in the former category are to be handed over to Germans, the latter to Czechs. Since Jewish industrialists in the time of the Austro-Hungarian Empire for the most part registered as of German nationality, Czech industry will be overwhelmingly Germanized if Baron von Neurath’s demands are fulfilled.

It was learned that only three Jewish lawyers have been admitted as “legal advisors” to Jews only in the Sudeten districts.

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