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April 1st, 1933 Nazi Boycott of Jewish Stores in Germany
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April 1st, 1933 Nazi Boycott of Jewish Stores in Germany

April 1st, 1933 Nazi Boycott of Jewish Stores in Germany The Nazi boycott of Jewish businesses in Germany took place on April 1st 1933, as a response to the Jewish boycott of German goods soon after Adolf Hitler was sworn in as Chancellor on January 30th, 1933.                 It was the first of many measures […]

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April 7, 1933 Nazi Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service
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April 7, 1933 Nazi Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service

April 7, 1933 Nazi Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service                 On April 7th, 1933, the Nazi Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service was passed, which restricted employment in the civil service to ‘Aryan.’ This meant that Jews could not serve as teachers, professors, judges, or other government positions.  […]

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November 21, 1933 Jewish Heads Join In Palestine Plea Protest
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November 21, 1933 Jewish Heads Join In Palestine Plea Protest

“Jewish Heads Join In Palestine Plea Protest on Bars to Entry is laid before wauchope by delegation all groups. Settlers’ decree urged. High commissioner in Replay Says Conditions Now Make Restrictions Necessary. The deputation protested to Sir Arthur on the alleged severity of measures taken against Jewish settlers who were in the country without authority. […]

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Sept. 15, 1935 Nazi’s Nuremberg Laws Strip German Jews Of Citizenship
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Sept. 15, 1935 Nazi’s Nuremberg Laws Strip German Jews Of Citizenship

 Nazi’s Nuremberg Laws Strip German Jews Of Citizenship Sept. 15, 1935 The Reichstag has unanimously enacted the following law, which is promul­gated herewith: 1 A subject of the State is a person who enjoys the protection of the German Reich and who in consequence has specified obligations towards it. The status of subject of the […]

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Why wasn’t Auschwitz Bombed?
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Why wasn’t Auschwitz Bombed?

What prevented the Allies (and especially the Americans) from responding to the evil of Auschwitz?

N.Y. Resident Has His Citizenship Revoked for Aiding Nazis in WWII, JTA, Feb. 8, 1982.
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N.Y. Resident Has His Citizenship Revoked for Aiding Nazis in WWII, JTA, Feb. 8, 1982.

Mikhail Dercacz, a 73-year-old Queens resident, had his citizenship revoked last Thursday by a federal judge who ruled Dercacz had concealed his role as a Ukrainian policeman who had assisted the Nazis in persecuting Jews when he applied for admission to the United States in 1949 and for citizenship in 1954. According to the Office […]

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Telegram from Yitzhak Schwartzbart to the Jewish Agency, Aug. 8, 1943.
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The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Telegram from Yitzhak Schwartzbart to the Jewish Agency, Aug. 8, 1943.

Telegram from Yitzhak Schwartzbart, Zionist representative in the Polish National Council in exile (London), to the Jewish Agency in Jerusalem, 8 August 1943. NLT JEWISH AGENCY JERUSALEM FOR TABENKIN AND JAARI RECEIVED YESTERDAY MESSAGE FROM CYWIA [Zivia Lubetkin] AND ICCHAK [Yitzhak Zuckermann] DATED JUNE 22ND SAD NEWS STOP HUNDREDS FROM HECHALUZ AND HASCHOMER [Hazair] FELL […]

International Response to Hitler’s Rise to Power and the Holocaust
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International Response to Hitler’s Rise to Power and the Holocaust

Jan. 30, 1933 – Hitler Appointed Chancellor   1934 – Nazi Rally in Buckeberg   1935 -Nuremberg Laws on German Citizenship 1. A Reich citizen is a subject of the State who is of German or related blood, who proves by his conduct that he is willing and fit faithfully to serve the German people […]

Protocols of Proceedings of Crimea Conference (Yalta Conference), Feb. 4-11, 1945.
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Protocols of Proceedings of Crimea Conference (Yalta Conference), Feb. 4-11, 1945.

The Crimea Conference of the heads of the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, which took place from Feb. 4 to 11, came to the following conclusions- I. WORLD ORGANIZATION It was decided- 1. That a United Nations conference on the proposed world organization […]

The S.S. St. Louis, May-June 1939.
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The S.S. St. Louis, May-June 1939.

  The United States refused to admit over 900 Jewish refugees who had sailed from Hamburg, Germany, on the St. Louis. The ship was forced to return to Europe. See also- Jewish Virtual Library- The Tragedy of the S.S. St. Louis United States Holocaust Memorial Museum- Voyage of the St. Louis