(Zweite Verordnung zur Durchführung des Gesetzes über die Aenderung von Familiennamen und Vornmen)
Gist of the law: Forcing Jews to adopt the names "Israel" and "Sara".
Document Number: 2873-PS
Date: 17 Aug 1938
Reichsgesetzblatt-Page: I.1044
Signed by: Frick

PARTIAL TRANSLATION OF DOCUMENT 2873-PS

1938 REICHSGESETZBLATT, PART I, PAGE 1044

Second Decree Allotting to the implementation of the law on the change of first and family names.

(Does not concern the country of Austria) 17 August 1938

Section I
(1) Jews must only be given first names which are enumerated in the directives issued by the Reich Minister of the Interior, concerning the bearing of first names.
(2) Section 1 does not apply to Jews of foreign nationality. Section II
(1) If Jews bear other first names as such authorized for Jews by virtue of Section 1, they must—starting on January 1, 1939---adopt another additional first name, namely "Israel" for men and "Sara" for women.

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Berlin, August 17, 1938 The Reich Minister of the Interior

By order:

Dr. Stuckart
The Reichminister of Justice

Dr. Guertner

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