Switzerland Refuses to Recognize Reich Law on Jewish Names
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Switzerland Refuses to Recognize Reich Law on Jewish Names

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The Swiss authorities do not recognize the German law of August 17, 1938, requiring all Jews to add “Israel” or “Sarah” to their given “Aryan” first names, according to the Israelitisches Wochenblatt, Swiss Jewish weekly in Zurich. Thus, German Jews in Switzerland are not required to register the names forced upon them by the Nazi decree.

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