First concentration camp established at Dachau, Germany for political opponents.
Nazis organize a nationwide boycott of Jewish-owned businesses in Germany.
First anti-Jewish laws passed. Jews are no longer allowed to be public employees (teachers, post office workers, government workers).
Nazis burn books of those considered un-German. This introduces the idea of censorship and government control of culture.
Jews expelled from choir clubs.
Jewish musicians prohibited from performing.
Marriages between citizens of German blood and Jews punished with prison. Marriages contracted despite this are void.
Nazi government declared “racial laws,” making Jews non-citizens and forbidding marriage between Jews and non-Jews. These laws are commonly known as the NUREMBERG LAWS.
The conversion from Judaism to Christianity has no bearing on race--based on birth one was still considered a Jew.
The summer Olympic Games are held in Berlin, Germany. The Nazis remove anti-Jewish signs from public display and restrained anti-Jewish activities to avoid international criticism.
Jews were not allowed to graduate.
Germany annexes Austria (Anschluss). Thousands of Austrian Jews flee due to harsh anti-Jewish actions that follow.
In a nationwide pogrom (attack) called Kristallnacht, the Nazis and their collaborators burn synagogues and loot Jewish homes and businesses. Approximately 30,000 Jewish men imprisoned in concentration camps.
Jewish children no longer allowed to attend public schools.
Jews to hand in drivers licenses.
In Bavarian Square Jews only allowed to sit on benches marked with yellow color.
Jew's last will and testaments are no longer valid
German troops invade Poland, marking the beginning of World War II.
Nazi government begins program to kill mentally and physically disabled people in a “euthanasia” program known as the “T-4 Program.”
German authorities begin forced deportation of Jews from West Prussia, Poznan, Danzig and Lodz to locations in the General Government (formerly Poland).
Jews not eligible for clothing rations.
Jews not eligible for clothing rations
Jews allowed to shop for food between 4 pm and 5 pm only.
German troops invade the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France.
All Jews to perform forced labor.
German troops invade the Soviet Union.
Jews not to obtain soap or shaving cream with ration cards.
German mobile killing squads, Einsatzgruppen, were assigned to identify, concentrate, and kill Jews behind the front lines.
Jews not allowed to use public libraries.
Jews over six years of age to wear yellow star with word "Jew".
Jews over the age of six who reside in Germany had to wear a yellow Star of David in public at all times.
Jews not allowed to use public transportation, if crowded. They are only permitted to sit down when none of the other passengers are standing.
Jews need police approval to leave the neighborhoods in which they reside.
Deportation of Jews from Germany to the ghettos of Lodz, Riga, and Minsk begins.
Jews no longer allowed to emigrate.
Gassing operations began at the Chelmno killing center.
Jews not allowed to use public telephone.
Nazi officials meet in Wannsee to organize the Final Solution (mass murder of Jews in Europe).
Jews not allowed to purchase newspapers or magazines.
Jewish home must display "Jewish Star".
Jews not allowed to have pets.
Jews not allowed to go to school.
Jews not to obtain eggs with their ration cards.
The germans made it where the jews had no milk.
First direct deportation to Auschwitz.
Jews have to turn in electrical appliances, bicycles, typewriters, and records.
Jews cannot testify in court against Germans.
Supplying Jews with meat, meat products prohibited.