The Gradual Increase of Nazi Persecution of The Jews

  • Education Law

    It wouldn’t allow jewish children to go to school. Jews couldn’t get an education.
  • Press Censorship Law

    No information could be posted that was against nazis, everyone in germany had false info.
  • Jewish Name Law

    Jews who didn’t have first names were required to take the names of Israel or Sara, depending on gender. Jews couldn’t pick names that they liked.
  • Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht (night of broken glass) started after a Polish-Jewish teenager learned his family was deported from Germany, then, because of that, he shot a German diplomat in Paris. After that, Nazi supporters launched planned attacks on jewish homes, stores, cemeteries, and synagogues. It led to further persecution of Jews and led to more laws being passed to restrict Jews.
  • Anti-Jewish Economy Law

    Jews could not own businesses, and if they did then they would have to sell them to an employee or Nazi supporter for a very low price. Jews wouldn’t be able to have businesses and they couldn’t make money. This could lead to not having enough money to get food or have a home.
  • First Kindertransport Arrives

    During the 1940’s, Kindertransports were transports of bringing Jewish children from Nazi-controlled lands into lands that were safe from the Nazis like in Great Britain, the Netherlands, and France. Every Jewish child was affected since they would be separated from their families and probably wouldn’t see them in a long time.
  • First prisoners arrive at Auschwitz

    In june 1940 all Christian and Jewish people were put into concentration camps and most of them went to the most popular camp of all Auschwitz and were imprisoned for years and tested on and killed.
  • Jewish Badge Introduced in Germany

    Jews had to wear yellow badges with the Star of David on their arm to separate them from non jews. Anybody who saw the star of David on someone's arm treated them like trash.
  • Mass murder begins at Chelmno

    Chelmno was the first Major killing operation in order to annihilate the Jewish population. Chelmno was also the first location to use gas to mass-murder Jews. At least 172,000 Jews and others were killed here. This event affected Jews and other Minorities.
  • Fanny Orenbach Aizenberg

    Fanny was discovered by the Gestapo and beaten, sent to Mechelen Transit Camp and then deported to Auschwitz, she endured beatings, hard labor, and the death marches and freezing temperatures. She was liberated and joined back with her family.
  • Warsaw Ghetto uprising begins

    When the German officers came to deport the remaining people in the Warsaw ghetto, the jews and minorities in the ghettos fought back. They lost and 42,000 jews were deported.