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Unformatted text preview: Day 1 11/08/2008 09:17:00 ← Book List: ← Peter Broner, Night of the Broken Glass (Krystalnacht) ← Lucy Dawidovicz, The ware against the Jews 1933-1945 ← Thomas Keneally, Schindlers List ← Beonard Schlink, The Reader: a Novel ← Leon Uris,Mila 18 ← Elie Wiesel, Night ← Images from the Holocaust: A literature Anthology ← Final Exam : Sat. 16 th ← ← For Tuesday: ← Intro to The War pp. xix-x1 Part I The ***Solution:the Jews in Hitler’s Mental World ← Images: Preface pp. xi-xii ← Rumblings of Danger: Meltzer, Why Remember? ← Barbara Rogaski: “The Roots”; ← David Allen “They wanted everyone to know who the jews were” ← Ula Kosewen “ 39 Casenere- The Great Street” ← Ina Friedman “Other Victims” ← 1) Rise of Nazism • 1453 Turks sacked Constantinople ending the Byzantine Empire o Turks Fled Italy o Offerd Sword, conversion or tribute • Renaissance o Thirst for more knowledge o Looking at the world withoutht he lens of Christianity o Focus on humanism o Looked at lit. of ancient Greece and Rome • Nazism o Use any means to determine an end. o Use of force and lies. • Persecution of Jews • Have been a pariah people everywhere • Hated when poor, hate when rich • Rejected when trying to assimilate or failure to assimilate ← Impact of Nazism on Germany • The passage of the Nuremberg Laws • 23 March 1933 • National Sot supervised on May 10, a book burning to purify German culture. Among them were books by Einstein and others who opposed the Third Reich. ← Academic Affairs • 1933, about 8k Jewish researchers, practitioners, etc. half in Berlin • 1939 45% of University positions were filled. • Nurember Laws - were denaturalization laws passed in Nazi Germany . They used a pseudoscientific basis for racial discrimination against Jewish people . The laws classified people as German if all four of their grandparents were of "German blood" (white circles on the chart), while people were classified as Jews if they descended from three or four Jewish grandparents • Mischlinge – hybrids – only one Aryan parent, one jewish • Removed the clauses about civil service exemptions of the 1933 laws. • Law for protection of Germans forebode the marriage of Jews with Aryans • Gestapo – German Secret police • Gemeinden – jewish bodies similar to NAACP, Knights of Columbus etc. 11/08/2008 09:17:00 o Metzer • 15 yrs old when Hitler came to power, didn’t understand what neither Nazism nor Judaism was. o goy – a Yiddish word for a Christian o pogrom – particularly vicious spasm of persecution, beatings and...
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