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  • Anti Assimilation

    EXPLORING ANTI- SEMITISM- A GLOBAL HISTORY OF JEWS At the beginning of 2013, the world’s Jewish population was estimated at 13,854,800—an increase of 101,500 (0.74%) over the 2012 revised estimate . While the world's total population increased by 1.16% in 2012, the World Jewry increased at less than two thirds the general population growth rate. The trend which was mapped was that since the 1970s, world Jewry stagnated at zero population growth for nearly 20 years, with some recovery during the first decade of the 21st century. The world's total population increased more than threefold from 2.315 billion in 1945 to 7.080 billion in 2012 and 7.162 billion in 2013, while the relative share of Jews among the world’s total population steadily diminished from 4.75 per 1,000 in 1945 to 1.96-1.93 per 1,000 currently. It is important for us reason why a thriving community as that of the Jewish community had to face decline and disintegration. Today it has come to a point where every Jew alive must try to help its community survive and not fade away. The most important of all the reasons historians and sociologists have come up with is Anti Semitism which has been on the increasing curve ever since. Jews, no matter where they have been have mostly been a victim of Anti-Semitism. Thus it is not surprising if Jews tend to experience new hostilities as just…

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  • The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

    When Poland was invaded by Nazi Germany on 1 September on 1939, the Polish population had no idea of the horrific plans the Nazi’s had for them. Upon invasion, the Polish army fought hard to defend the homeland, however they received little support from their Allies. Being greatly outnumbered by Nazi forces and were defeated on 6 October 1939. Within a month of German occupation Poland began to become heavily segregated. Many Poles were exiled from their homes so that German soldiers had a place…

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  • Polish Plague Research Paper

    The Polish Plague, or Lack Thereof During the 14th century, while the plague ravaged the majority of Europe, the nation of Poland was drastically less than that of the surrounding nations. This was largely due to the Poland ruler Casimir the Great, social and economic factors, and the large population of Jewish individuals that had settled there. The first explanation to the seeming lack of the plague in Poland was a king during the 14th century. Casimir the Great through excellent and…

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  • Anti-Semitism In The Jewish Community

    Anti-Semitism is malicious behaviour that persecutes Jewish individuals Throughout history the Jewish community have been persecuted and tortured by other faiths for no justified reason. The first instances of Anti-semitism towards the Jews dates back to biblical times where they were captured as slaves in Egypt. Most of the time Jews were criticised for not fitting in with the rest of society, they separated themselves and refused to accept the ways of lives of non Jewish communities. The…

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  • Bar Mitzvahs In Jewish Culture

    that of Judaism is that a Jewish boy’s coming…

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  • Hitler Vs Stalin Research Paper

    Hitler removed laws that protected the citizens of Germany and established laws against the Jewish community that treated them unfairly. Furthermore, Hitler treated the Jewish community miserably outside of concentration camps as well as inside concentration camps. He commanded that horrific things to be done to the people who were sent there. Hitler abolished laws such as the civil rights which took away all the rights from the citizens of Germany had. Additionally, Hitler made many laws, one…

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  • The Importance Of Jewish Migration To America

    The article “The exodus from Russia” focuses on the migration of Jewish people to America and the way they lived their life. Before their migration, they were seen as an odd group of people in Russia. Even the government planned on creating violence against the Jews. They were prohibited from owning land. The Russians killed many Jewish people thereby destroying their shops and other businesses. They were forced to leave. During World War I, some Jewish people migrated to America. They expected…

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  • Animal Allegory In Art Spiegelman's Maus

    metaphor to depict behaviors of disparate nationality and the identity of the characters. The portraying of animals as humans makes the reader accentuate more strongly on the horrific nature of the Holocaust; as these mistreated animals are indeed human beings. The use of animal allegory analyzes the relationships, similarities, and the differences of animals and humans. Also, In the comic novel, the Germans treated the Jews as vermin instead of humans; affirmed by the metaphor of German cats…

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  • Eastern European Jewish Communities

    Eastern European Jewish Immigrants in German Jewish Communities Late nineteenth/early twentieth century Eastern European Jewish immigrants who settled in Ohio cities merged to some extent with the pre-existing German Jewish communities. Despite the various cultural differences such as language, religious values, and different immigration experiences, the new Eastern European Jews used the German Jews as a cultural example and became the equivalent of a lower-class German Jew. The economically…

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  • What Is The Theme Of Night By Elie Wiesel

    Buchenwald. It is also a story of pure “survival” (Avni 1). Elie is most certainly a survivor. “Night” is Elie’s individual account of his personal experience, however it speaks volumes for ALL Jewish and war prisoners. In his memoir,…

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