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Nazi Court Awards Child of Mixed Marriage to Jewess

February 17, 1936
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The highest Court of Appeals in the Reich has repeated King Solomon’s judgment, awarding custody of an eleven-year-old child born of a mixed marriage to the Jewish mother.

With the father, an “Aryan” official, dead, the court refused the demand of the German woman who brought up the child to retain custody, ruling that “under racial laws no Jewess can be blamed for trying to bring up her child under Jewish traditions to fit it for the Jewish race.”

In her plea, the “Aryan” woman had asked to be permitted to keep the child on the ground that if it were to be declared Jewish it would only suffer under the Nuremberg anti-Jewish laws.

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