The New Hungarian Jewish Bill [THE SECOND JEWISH LAW, IN ENGLISH]
Budapest: Printed by Pester Lloyd/ Kiss Gyorgy, ca. 1939. Softcover. Small quarto. 9 1/4 x 6". 6pp. Staple-bound. This pamphet is comprised of the entire printed text, in English, of the Antisemitic "Second Jewish Law", enacted by the Hugarian parliament on May 5th 1939. This was likely printed as a supplement to the Pester Lloyd, the leading German-laguage newspaper in Hungary (1854-1945).
The Second Jewish Law, here referred to as "The New Hungarian Jewish Bill", is divided into 21 provisions, and for the first time strictly defined who was considered a "Jew". After this first section, defining Jews according to the law, the bill continues in the other sections to detail even more restrictions on Hungarian Jews in terms of professions, further amending and modifying the quotas and regulations first laid out and defined in the previously enacted "First Jewish Law" of May 29th 1938. Dicussed are banning or restricing Jews from serving or working in a wide rage of feilds including government, art, entertainment, law, medicine, engeneering and the press among many others.
Text in English.
In near fine condition overall. Extremely scarce. Protected by modern mylar. near fine. Item #46334
*The Pester Lloyd (originally printed from 1854-1945), was known as among the few German-language newspapers to openly criticise Nazi antisemitic policies, considering that it was outside the influence of the Third Reich until the late 1930s.