Essay about The Diary Of Anne Frank

760 Words Dec 8th, 2014 4 Pages
In the “ Diary of Anne Frank” by Anne Frank, she stated “I could go on for hours about all the suffering the war has brought, but then I would only make myself more dejected. There is nothing we can do but wait as calmly as we can till the misery comes to an end. Jews and Christians wait, the whole earth waits; and there are many who wait for death.” Anne Frank states that the Holocaust was a very traumatic event that happened to all the people residing in Germany apart from the Jews. The Holocaust consisted of different types of violences from killing people starting with the Jews, gas chambers and putting them in concentration camps. Anti-Semitism first started from the beliefs of Martin Luther who was a German friar, Catholic priest and a professor of theology and was known for his actions during the Protestant Reformation. He urged Christians to deal with Jews in a kindly manner. In 1543, Luther changes his thought on the Jews and in his work “On Jews and Their Lies” he complains about them in a tone of dislike and hatred. He believes that the most offensive sin is “their refusal to accept Christ as the messiah and convert to Christian cause he champions.” Martin Luther did not want the Jews to live among the Christians. His solution was to exile Jews out of the country through violence and prejudice against them by burning their homes and synagogues. If we accepted the Jews we would participate in their acts of lies and profanity and we would not be able to convert…

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