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Order Prohibiting Jews to Bear “norwegian-sounding” Names Put into Effect in Norway

Abraham Sturlason, a Norwegian Jew, has been forced to change his name to Abraham Ebeneezersen, under the law recently promulgated by the Quisling Government, which prohibits Jews from bearing Norwegian-sounding surnames. Sturlason is the first victim of the new decree, the Dagens Nyheter reports today.

Meanwhile, the local organisations of the Hird, the Quisling storm-troops, have been instructed to make certain that every Jew, half-Jew and quarter-Jew throughout the country is registered so that their names can be checked and changed in cases where the Racial Department deems them to be too “Norwegian-sounding.”