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Nazi Leader Arrested for Attempting to Kill Rabbi in 1938

A judge in Bayreuth has issued a warrant for the arrest of Ernst Vollrath, a pharmacist at nearby Stadtsteinach and former County Leader of the Nazi Party at Muehlhausen in Thuringia. He is charged with attempted manslaughter because, while helping to set the Muehlhausen synagogue afire during the November 1938 pogroms, he fired two shots at the then rabbi of the Muehlhausen Jewish Community, Moses Rosenau.