HOLOCAUST FUND OF THE JEWS FROM MACEDONIA

THIS DAY IN JEWISH HISTORY, 1936: Helmut Hirsch, the German Jew who actively worked to carry out a plan to murder Hitler was arrested by Gestapo agents in Stuttgart. Hirsch was living in Prague after the passage of the Nuremberg laws and became deeply involved in the Black Front, an anti-Nazi organization of German expatriates, but was betrayed by a double agent. Hitler had him beheaded on June 4, 1937, at age 21.