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11,660 German Jews Adopted Christianity During 1880-1918

October 11, 1923
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A total of 11,660 Jews embraced Protestant Christianity in Germany from 1880 till 1918, according to statistics just made public. Half of the apostates are from Berlin.

This number does not include Jewish children who were baptized at birth nor does it include those joining the Catholic church.

According to Deleroi, the well-known Jewish apostate, the total number of Jews who adopted Christianity in Germany during the 19th century numbers no less than 224,000.

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