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The Cause of the Anti-jewish Disturbances at Fuenfkirchen Univ


As recently reported, anti-Jewish disturbances have been taking place at the University of Fuenfkirchen, the non-Jewish students alleging that Jewish medical students at the University, while working in the dissection rooms, had violated Christian corpses. Prof, Joseph Nagy, the Rector of the University, succeeded in restoring order by giving assurances that he would have the complaint investigated and would punish any students against whom it could be proved that they had carried out violation of corpses.

Prof. Nagy now states that he has found that while a corpse was being dissected in the anatomical institute by four Jewish and two non-Jewish students, one of the Jewish students remarked that the corpse had no head and it would, therefore, he difficult to identify it when it got to Heaven. The attendant, a non-Jew named Hufnagel, thereupon, took a cup of water and sprinkled it over the corpse, saying that now it was properly baptised and would be received in Heaven without difficulty.

Hufnagel has been dismissed from the University and the four Jewish students are being put on trial before a disciplinary court. A demand is made that they should be expelled.

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