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.
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.
11. Marriages between citizens of German blood and Jews punished with prison. Marriages contracted despite this are void
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.
Jews to hand in drivers licenses
In Bavarian Square Jews only allowed to sit on benches marked with a 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Jew's last will and testaments are no longer valid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
German troops invade the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France.
Jews allowed to shop for food between 4pm and 5pm only
All Jews to perform forced labor
German troops invade the Soviet Union.
Jews not to obtain soap or shaving cream with ration cards.
Jews not allowed to use public libraries
German mobile killing squads, Einsatzgruppen, were assigned to identify, concentrate, and kill Jews behind the front lines.
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).
Jewish home must display "Jewish Star".
23. Jews not allowed to have pets
12. Jews have to turn in electrical appliances, bicycles, typewriters, and records
Jews not allowed to go to school
Jews not to obtain eggs with their ration cards
First direct deportation to Auschwitz.
Jews cannot testify in court against Germans
Supplying Jews with meat, meat products prohibited