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A EEMARKABLE JEWISH PROPOSAL.

A movement initiated by ths Jews of Mayence is likely to be readily adopted by their raoo thronghpnt the Empire- The late Emperor Frederick's tolerance of his Hebrew subj is well kaown, and in recognition of hia deceased Majesty's kindly interest in them, they propose or, to speak more correctly, an Influentialnumber of them propose — that every Jewish male child born between now and Jane 15th next year eh&ll be named Frederick, Students of history will remember that when Alexander the Great, in the course of his victorious progrets through Asia, came to Judea ho listened to the wise counsels of the High Priest Simeon, and instead of destroying the temples became the protector of the Jews, who testified their gratitude by naming their male children Alexander. Even at th B very day there are Jews bearing the name of Sander or Sender, [l'ti« above is taken from the " Weekly Irish Times " of July 21, 1888, and throws some light on the origin of the name Zander, so well known in Ashbar- • ton business circles — Ed ]

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A EEMARKABLE JEWISH PROPOSAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2097, 29 March 1889

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A EEMARKABLE JEWISH PROPOSAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2097, 29 March 1889

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