Jewish Timeline

  • Immigration

    Viloence in eastern Europe casues over 175,000 Jews to emigrate to the United States over the next fouteen years.
  • Jews stuck in Poland

    Jews stuck in Poland
    After the first World War Jewish area of Galicia is annexed by Poland. Millions of Jews become Polish citizens
  • Jews rights in Poland

    Jews rights in Poland
    The Polish governments places certain limits on the rights of Jews compaired to other ethnic groups living in Poland
  • Immigration is stallled

    Immigration is stallled
    Immigration to the US was stalled for the Jewish community.
  • Trying to get out of Poland

    Trying to get out of Poland
    Jews looked for alternative ways to get out of Poland, in particular to Palestine, but the British Mandate denied entry of many.
  • Jews escaping from Germany

    Jews escaping  from Germany
    When Nazism was growing in Germany Jews began to be treated very poorly and some began to flee Germany. Some 340,000 Jews left Germany before WW2 started.
  • Jews boycotted in Germany

    Jews boycotted in Germany
    Jewish businesses are boycotted and six days later laws are passed making it illegal for a Jew to have a government job.
  • Kristallnacht

    "The night of broken glass" a series of coordinated attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and parts of Austria on 9–10 November 1938, carried out by SA paramilitary and civilians. They destroyed Jewish homes and businesses and a total of 91 Jews were killed.
  • Jews put in Ghettos

    Jews put in Ghettos
    Jews living in Germany and newly occupied Poland were sent to live in Jewish Gehttos.
  • Jews sent to concentration camps

    Jews sent to concentration camps
    Jews captured by the German Army are sent to Labor camps where by the end of the war over 6 million jews either died or were put to death.
  • Jews are liberated and given Isreal

    Jews are liberated and given Isreal
    After the War a Jewish state was set up in the Jewish holy Land of Isreal.