Star of David yellow cloth badge with the German word, Jude, for Jew, worn in Lüneburg, Germany. In September 1941, the Nazi government ordered all Jews over the age of 6 to wear a badge with a Judenstern [Jewish star] on their outer clothing at all times to mark them as outcasts from German society and to make them easy to identify. In most places, the Jews were responsible for the manufacture and distribution of the badges. This type was printed on rolls of cloth with dotted cutting guidelines and cut off as needed. They were printed with dotted guidelines as aids for cutting one out neatly.