German Courts Imprison Nazis for Killing, Mistreating Jews Under Hitler Regime
Menu JTA Search

German Courts Imprison Nazis for Killing, Mistreating Jews Under Hitler Regime

Download PDF for this date

Three former Nazi party members were today sentenced to prison terms for the murder of Max Kassel, a Jew, in 1933. Ernst Franzeb, chief defendant, received a life sentence, while co-defendants Johann Haas and Ernst Kraus each received nine-year terms. in the city of Kassel five former storm troopers received prison sentences for mistreating Jews in that city during the night of Nov. 9-10, 1938, following the assassination in Paris of a Nazi diplomat by a Jew. The Germen court which tried the five meted out sentences ranging from seven months to four years.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund