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German Court Punishes Apostate for Using Term ‘jew’ As Insult to Gentile

March 12, 1928
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Landesgerichtsrat Gellin, a baptized Jew, was sentenced by the Breslau court to pay a fine of 5,000 Marks or imprisonment for eighty days for employing the term “Jew” as an insult.

Herr Gellin, in a dispute with Deputy Herrmann, a Christian, in a public place, hurled at him: “Swindling Jew.”

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