Essay #2 - Jewish Responses to Nazi Policy

Essay #2 - Jewish Responses to Nazi Policy - Rachel Golub...

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Rachel Golub 10/19/07 Midterm Exam – HIS 328 How was everyday life of German Jews affected by the Nazi’s anti- Jewish legislation prior to 1938? Use examples from Marion Kaplan’s Between Dignity and Despair to illustrate the impact of Nazi policy on the daily lives on Jewish women, mixed families and Jewish children. Prior to 1938, there were many responses by the German Jews to the Nazi Jewish Policy. These included organizational responses. The Jewish community was forced to give up their differences and unite. Previous attempts to establish united Jewish organizations failed in 1932 and 1933. Soon enough, the Central Committee for Help and Reconstruction was formed. The social agency, which was headed by Rabbi Leo Baeck, provided social welfare to the unemployed and the elderly. Later that year, a political organization was formed, the Central Representation of German Jews. The RV, as it was known, helped to strengthen the development of Jewish culture and education. It also attempted to organize emigration, with the result of helping over 75,000 leave
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Essay #2 - Jewish Responses to Nazi Policy - Rachel Golub...

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