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German Businessman, Abused for Defending Jews, Emigrates to Canada

A non-Jewish businessman and his family, who suffered a boycott and molestation by inhabitants of the West German village of Koppern for his defense of a half-Jewish cafe owner whose case became an international incident, is duplicating the action of the cafe owner and leaving West Germany, it was reported here today.

Max Kaufman and his family will take up temporary residence in Holland before leaving for permanent settlement in Canada. The Kaufman family was abused for defending Heinrich Sumpf, the cafe owner. Sumpf’s persecution was-publicized internationally. A group of Dutch emigrants now living in Canada will sponsor the emigration to that country of the Kaufman family. The Sumpf family migrated to the United States.