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German Woman Sentenced in Frankfurt for Anti-jewish Slander

In one of the few cases in which a German court has enforced postwar regulations prohibiting public anti-Jewish slander, a Frankfurt court has given a German landlady a three-month suspended sentence for Jew-baiting one of her tenants.

The defendant was also fined the equivalent of $150 and placed on four years’ probation. The complaint was brought by a non-Jewish widow of a Jewish doctor who, together with a Jewish visitor, was the victim of her landlady’s attack.