Sept. 20, 1738

Jew-Regulation, issued by Wilhelm, Landgrave of Hesse, for the City of Hanau [Present-day Germany]: “5. Jews shall remain in their streets during Our high holy days, feast days and Sundays, under penalty of one thaler. 6. Jews may not talk about religion with simple men, under penalty of ten thalers. 8. Jews and Jewesses alike shall wear a yellow ring on the shoulder of their garment. 10. Jews are not allowed to get divorced, except in the case of adultery.”
Hanauische Juden-Capitulation, De Anno MDCCXXXVIII (Jew-Regulation for Hanau, of the year 1738). Hanau, 1738. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 01/02/2020