Persecution of Jews

  • Boycott of Jewish Businesses

    Boycott of Jewish Businesses
    Less than 3 months after coming to power in Germany, the Nazi leadership stages an economic boycott targeting Jewish-owned businesses and the offices of Jewish professionals. This shows persecution to Jewish people because their business would go out of business and they would have no work or money.
  • Civil Service Law

    Civil Service Law
    The law removed Jews and political opponents of the Nazis from civil service positions including school university and government jobs. This shows the law affected the Jews because they couldn’t go to school and learn, if they had a government job they didn’t have a job and couldn’t make any money
  • Hitler becomes Fuhrer

    Hitler becomes Fuhrer
    There were no limits or restraints on Hitler’s authority. Germany became a complete dictatorship. This affected everyone in Germany because he ruled over all of Germany affecting all people in Germany.
  • Racial Definitions Explained

    Racial Definitions Explained
    The people who had two or less jewish grandparents would be a mixed race, and people who had three or more jewish grandparents were a full jew. Some people had different consequences depending on their race. This affected Jews because even if they weren't Jewish but if they had three or more Jewish grandparents they were considered a Jew and they were tortured.
  • Jewish Name Law

    Jewish Name Law
    This law was required that Jews that did not have Jewish first names to take the middle names Israel (For men) and Sara (For women). This persecuted Jews because this law was only in place for Jewish people, no one else. It could be really hard for them to have to change their name and it could be hard for the parents.
  • Polish Jews Deported from Germany

    Polish Jews Deported from Germany
    Nazi Germany expelled about 17,000 jews from Germany in 1938. This showed persecution to Polish Jewish people in Germany because
  • Kristallnacht Attacks

    Kristallnacht Attacks
    The German Government declared an attack on Jewish Businesses, homes, and synagogues. 30,000 jews men and boys were arrested and sent to concentration camps. This hows persecution to Jews because they were taken from their homes and all of their businesses, homes, synagogues and much more were destroyed.s
  • Anti-Jewish Economy Law

    Anti-Jewish Economy Law
    The Law was that jews could not have businesses or engaging in trade. This shows persecution to Jewish people because some couldn't work, or work in the field they liked the most or were the best at.
  • Klaus Langer

    Klaus Langer
    He was going to be sent to a camp so he had to leave his home country and go to another one.
  • Jewish Badge Introduced in Germany

    Jewish Badge Introduced in Germany
    Jews were forced to wear the “Yellow Star of David” on all of their clothing to identify as a Jew. This shows persecution because Jewsh people couldn’t wear clothing without the Star of David.
  • Mass Murder Begins at Chelmno

    Mass Murder Begins at Chelmno
    To carry out the mass murder of Europe's Jews, the SS established killing centers devoted exclusively or primarily to the destruction of human beings in gas chambers. Chelmno was among these killing centers. This shows persecution to Jews because they were part of the group of people that were killed