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    The Holocaust: The Murder of European Jews The Holocaust was a massacre of Jews around the time of World War II. The Nazis despised the Jews. They believed that the Jews represented everything opposed to them, so they expressed the need to wipe them out. Approximately 6 million Jews died during the Holocaust. By the time the Jews realized the danger, it was too late. Some attempted to escape by boat, but many did not succeed. Other countries did not accept refugees. Some acquired fake documents to escape persecution. Those who were “righteous among nations” stowed Jews in their homes, factories, etc. Few were daring enough to try and escape the camps. They hid in forests, mountains, or swamps. But only few survived long enough…

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    Analysis Of Bread Givers

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    primarily focused on restricting immigration from Southern and Eastern European countries. People from these countries were looked upon as undesirable, mostly due to lack of understanding of their cultures and their impoverished living conditions. The vast number of immigrants lived in squalor in the cities of New York. The new wave of Jewish immigrants during this period also had cultural conflicts with the Americanized Jewish community that came before them, primarily from Germany. The…

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    On March 24, 1874 in Budapest,Hungary a boy named Erik Weisz was born. He was born into a Jewish family with his father as a Jewish Rabbi, and had 6 brothers and sister as well.When he was thirteen years old he moved from Budapest to New York with his father,where he found a love for trapeze arts and magic.From then on he devoted his time to learning and mastering new tricks and dreaming of being on stage one day. Only a few years after Erik moved to New York,he decided to change his name…

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    as “un-American.” The House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) investigated average citizens who were thought to have Communist affiliations, but they frequently went after those in the entertainment industry. In addition to those in the entertainment industry, Jewish people found themselves targeted by other Americans. At this time around 50 to 60 anti-Semitic groups existed and Jewish people were often associated with Communism due to the conviction of Ethel Rosenberg. During the Great…

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    The Great Harry Houdini could escape anything. Houdini was a man who could take a hard hit. He was a unpredictable human being. At one point he had a straight jacket on held by his ankles upside down and some escaped the straight jacket. Harry Houdini was born in Budapest Hungary. Houdini's real name was Erich Weiss. He was on March 24, 1874. Eric and his family moved to Appleton, Wisconsin. Where he later claimed he was born. He also claimed to be born April 6, 1874. At a young age he wanted…

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    Holocaust Reflection

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    As a young practicing Jewish American, there were not many years where the word, Holocaust did not have a strong meaning to me. The Holocaust was the murder of over 6 million Jews and over 8 million non Jews by Nazi Germany. I grew up constantly being educated on the historical tragedy. It was a part of my history therefore, my parents made sure to make it a part of my education. Unfortunately, this is not the case for most individuals not just in America, but world-wide as well. It is not…

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    Sectarianism During Ww2

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    How did America react to the Holocaust? With Hitler’s rise to power, he began a systematic persecution of German Jews. With the Third Reich in power, thousands of German Jews tried to flee political oppression and found that many countries refused to accept them. Approximately 6 million Jews were murdered under Hitler’s leadership during World War II, and many Americans genuinely felt that the United States was deficient in the necessary resources to provide accommodations for and new…

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    The Holocaust In America

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    15). It has been seventy years since the Holocaust ended yet it continues to be a relevant part of American History. In the United States there are endless opportunities to learn about the Holocaust in America: books, articles, movies, and museums. This is very perplexing considering the Holocaust did not occur in the United States nor were the American people part of the Nazi Germany that killed six million Jews and many others. If Americans wanted to be constantly reminded of the times where…

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    summarize for three points. First how does Jews economy take part in Germany. Second which important people (Jews) affect Germany economy. Thirdly what did Germany do to the Jewish. After all these three points we will get reason for holocaust. Jewish domination in pre-Nazi Germany. Jewish were involved in large scale banking, a situation unparalleled elsewhere, and, by way of…

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    connected by identifying as Jewish, but have very different ideas on what it means to be Jewish. Jews have been molded by their experiences and adapted to survive and overcome them one by one. Some cling to their faith stating that religion is what embodies Jews, while others claim being a Jew is not about religion, but rather heritage and culture. This is what Yossi Halevi believed, that being a Jew was not about believing in a religion, but rather embracing his culture and family lineage.…

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