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    Hitler's Anti-Semitism

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    Jews were first define as a racial group in The Spanish Inquisition because according to Converos, people who claimed to be Jewish were considered “in blood” because they did not believe in Jesus. This belief spread through the churches and it resulted in a form of discrimination against the Jews. In lecture, Professor Thompson explained how the Enlightenment allowed the Jews go through a new modernization. In Eric D. Weitz book, A Century of Genocide, he explains what type of perspective the Enlightenment gave people a definition of antisemitism: Jews became a constant, pulsing threat to the purity of the racial group, the ‘hidden Jews’ particularly dangerous because they steadily and secretively worked their degenerative impulses into the noble, upstanding, Aryan racial body. (Weitz…

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    Causes Of Antisemitism

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    The causes and consequences of the riot were lawlessness and antisemitism. Antisemitism was communicated through anti-Semitic slogans, and people explicitly proclaiming themselves the proud reincarnations of Hitler (signs with messages like “Hitler didn’t do his job”).The lawlessness occurred when the error made by the police caused the police to be accused of giving preferential treatment to the Jews. Yet according to a different source from Commentary magazine, written by Philip Gourevitch…

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    Nazi Anti-Judaism

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    segregate Jews, and that society must preserve Jews as witnesses to the bible. However, if Jews didn’t follow the bible, this opened the door to Jewish disenfranchisement, allowing anti-Judaism to cross the threshold towards harsher persecution. Thus, the term ‘antisemitism’ arose, an anachronism that incorrectly categorized the Jews per their ancestral language, but eventually evolved to devastate their population nonetheless. Despite the history concerning anti-Judaism and the everchanging…

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    It is apparent how evil the Nazi party was; yet not at all apparent as to how they were able to be so cruel and wicked. After all, humans are born with a conscience. So how can a group which aims to systemically slaughter an entire race of people do so without the slightest qualm and still have the support of the masses? It is my objective therefore to elaborate on how and why Hitler and his Nazis were able to appeal to Germans with their extreme antisemitism. I believe the source of it all was…

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    Antisemitism In Germany

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    Without the Church challenging the way the Nazis portrayed the Jews, they were able to analogize the false characteristics given to them by religious antisemitism in the past, to new, unsavory characteristics given to them by the party. The book Antisemitism: A History, expounds upon this: The legacies of older, narrower kinds of antisemitism [such as Christian anti-Judaism] provided points of contact to Nazism’s redemptive brand [of antisemitism] that both borrowed from and fed on them…. The…

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    What is antisemitism? It is the hatred of Jewish people. Anti-semitism has not just been around for the last one hundred years; it has been around since the medieval times. Many laws were passed to isolate and persecute Jews in the medieval period (The Holocaust Explained). Jewish people were seen as a threat to Christians. The laws passed did not allow Jews to own land (The Holocaust Explained). Because of being prohibited from owning land, they could not become farmers. Also, another…

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    The church clergy within the confessing church attempted to distance themselves from the racial antisemitism employed by the Nazis they focused on the anti-Judaic arguments within Luther’s writing. Whereas other member of the clergy who were more towards the middle tend to use xenophobic depictions of Jews. The writer discusses all aspects of the Confessing church in comparison to the German Christian Movement in terms of Theology siting that the German university system became was very…

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    Anti-Semitism I knew when writing this series of essays, I was going to write about anti-semitism on film and TV. I figured it’d be the easiest essay by far to write. A quick Google search and I’d find dozens of different examples and BAM, essay completed. Wrong. I was so surprised. I had trouble finding examples of anti-semitism in film and TV. A joke here or there, and tons in Nazi propaganda films, but anti-semitism isn’t something that occurs in mainstream film and television. I was a…

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    Anti Semitism In Germany

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    However, unlike other countries, Germany was decimated at the end of World War I, forced to make partitions to the other countries, and put in a state of extreme poverty and bankruptcy. Germany was deeply damaged and upset so they resorted to blaming the Jews for all of their problems. (Anti-Semitism in History: World War I) Hitler rose to power under the guise and premise to rebuild Germany, and rid them of their Jewish problem. We see this in the distributing yet powerful propaganda posters…

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    Many people believe the Holocaust was a single man 's beliefs, in the right place, at the right time. Those people, however, would be wrong. The Holocaust wasn 't just a single man 's belief; instead, there were many men throughout the years who contributed to the culmination of the vehement hatred of the Jewish people. By examining various time frames, such as the Middle Ages, more modern times, and even Hitler’s Germany, it is evident that there was a clear buildup of the anti-Semitic…

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