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Amsterdam, 24th November 1938About Karlsruhe it is known that that the people who were arrested there, including Rabbi Michalski and the Gemeindevorsteher [chairman of the community], are in Dachau.In Karlsruhe 19 Thorarollen[Torah scrolls] were successfully rescued from the synagogue.Benjamin Wolff,…

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Amsterdam, 24th November 1938The report by a man released from Buchenwald states that the people there have had to endure the most severe bullying. There were 500 men cooped up overnight in one dormitory. For two whole days they were given almost nothing to eat. Then they were secretly fed a laxative…

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28th November 1938It is not true that the Kommerzienrat [commercial councillor] Lessing from Bamberg has died. He lies seriously ill in hospital as a result of his mistreatment.Rechtsanwalt [lawyer] Rudolf Haas, Noordzeebank, Rotterdam

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Synagogues Cologne, Glockengasse completely destroyed.Roonstraße seriously damaged.Mortuary almost destroyed.Potsdam, the mortuary as well as the synagogue has been burnt down.

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ATTENTIONHerr A., a Dutch businessman who owns a company in Berlin and who arrived here directly from B. on Thursday the 10th November, reported the following:Members of the Gestapo forced their way into the home of factory owner Gustav Michaelis, proprietor of the carpet factory Michaelis & Berend in…

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11th November 1938A lady from Düren in the Rhineland who has just come from there reported that during the night of Wednesday to Thursday all the Jewish businesses were destroyed in her home town. The synagogue was set on fire during the night. The fire spread so quickly that the Küster [synagogue sexton]…

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15th November 1938A Dutchman who lived in Osnabrück for many years and fled during the recent disturbances reported to us:At the end in O. there were still c. 150 Jewish inhabitants. All men were arrested apart from three under 60 and six over 60 years of age. All Jewish shops were destroyed. The property…

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Amsterdam, 15th November 1938Dear Sir, Thank you for your endeavours; let us hope that today or tomorrow the gates will be opened here for thousands of miserable people, children, women and endangered men. Every hour matters greatly, the danger is indescribable.There are several thousand men hidden in…

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17th November 1938Dr. Paul von Schwabach has now become another victim of the terrible rioting against the Jews who, as has been reliably reported, has taken his own life. Dr. von Schwabach was one of the leading personalities of the German banking world. Until the Arisierung [Aryanisation] of his firm…

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Amsterdam, 24. November 1938 In Vienna the "Volkswut“ [people’s rage] broke out on 10th November. This rage was directed, as is everything nowadays of course, and in Vienna it was said that this Volkswut had forgotten to break out e.g. in Danzig [now Pol. Gdańsk], and so it first happened three days…