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  • Dr. L. Tietz Dead at 37, Leader in Social Work Among German Jews

    Dr. Ludwig Tietz, brilliant young leader of German Jewry who has been in the forefront in all efforts of German Jews in their own behalf since the Hitler regime began a drive on Jews in the Reich, died here suddenly this morning at the age of 37. Death was due to a hemorrhage. Dr. Tietz… More ▸

  • Three German Jews Ousted

    Three noted German Jews have lost their posts. Dr. Ludwig Hollander, vice-president of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith, was expelled from the German press association. Professor Martin Buber, world famous author, was dismissed from his post at Frankfurt University. Professor Pick, member of the executive of the Berlin Jewish community,… More ▸

  • Marx, Muehrdal, Rearrested After Acquittal and Release

    Dr. Marx, representative in Frankfurt of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith, and Ferdinand Muehrdal, former head of the political police here, who were freed Friday after a trial on bribery charges, are in prison again, it became known today. The two men, after their acquittal by the court and release… More ▸

  • Frankfurt Acquits Dr. Marx and Police Head of Bribe Charge

    Dr. Marx, Frankfurt representative of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith, and Ferdinand Muerdel, former head of the political police here, were acquitted tonight on the charge of bribery. Both were immediately released from confinement following the court’s announcement of the verdict. Despite the fact that the charge of bribery against… More ▸

  • Dr. Marx Bribery Trial Verdict Due Tomorrow

    The examination of Dr. Marx, Frankfurt representative of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith, and Ferdinand Muerdel, former head of the political police, who are on trial on bribery charges, was concluded today. Prosecution and defense attorneys will deliver their summations tomorrow and a verdict in the case is expected by… More ▸

  • Steinberg Testimony Heard in Camera at Trial of Dr. Marx, C. V. Official

    Herr Steinberg, former president of the Frankfurt police, stoically defended the former chief of the Frankfurt political police, Ferdinand Muerdel, who is on trial with Dr. Marx, representative of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith. Dr. Marx is accused of having bribed Herr Muerdel in order to obtain possession of information… More ▸

  • Part of Marx Trial to Be Held Behind Closed Doors; Five Witnesses Summoned

    The trial of Dr. Marx, representative of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith, and Ferdinand Muerdel, former chief of the Frankfurt political police, will now be continued behind closed doors. Evidence that is allegedly dangerous to the Nazi state will be heard. The trial is expected to continue for some days…. More ▸

  • Dr. Marx, C. V. Official, on Trial for Bribery, Reveals Pact with Goering

    The trial of Dr. Marx, representative of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith, and the former chief of the Frankfurt political police, Ferdinand Muerdel, has aroused considerable interest in Germany. Dr. Marx is accused of bribing Herr Muerdel in order to secure confidential information about Nazi activities in the possession of… More ▸

  • Pageant Opens Tonight

    The first performance of the Jewish pageant, “The Romance of a People”, will take place tonight at the Kingsbridge Armory, Jerome Avenue and Kingsbridge Road. According to an announcement by Nathan Straus, Jr., chairman of the committee sponsoring the spectacle, there will be addresses by Senator Robert F. Wagner, representing President Roosevelt, Governor Herbert H…. More ▸

  • Dr. Marx, C. V. Official, on Trial Oct. 3 for Bribery

    The trial of Dr. Marx, head of the Frankfurt branch of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith, and Herr Muehrdel, former head of the political police, it was officially announced today, will open October 3. The two men were arrested immediately after the Nazis came to power. Dr. Marx is accused… More ▸