Nazis define who is a jew for the first time o people

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Nazis define who is a Jew for the first time o People are puzzled how to prove their background (Aryan) Priests and pastors had records and supply information to attest to someone’s racial purity False documents also available on the black market Nazi goal was to dissimilate the Jews 1934- 20,000 Jews leave (some actually return) Policies against mentally/ physically disables groups are also being passed in 1933 o Forced sterilization Nuremburg Laws (September 15, 1935) Declares that Jews are not a part of the new Germany Jews felt a sense of relief when these laws were passed because Jews felt they knew where they going (this was the new reality) o Organized Jewish community planned a mass evacuation of Jews from Germany Supposed to end in 1950: Germany would be Jew-free Offered classes to teach Jews new skills that would allow them to survive in new countries
Typing, English, agricultural, etc. DEFINTIONS OF WHO IS A JEW IN NUREMBURG LAW o Jew = person who had 3 or 4 Jewish grandparents o 1 Jewish grandparent, 3 Aryan = not a Jew Allow for a certain level of mixture o 2 Jewish, 2 Aryan grandparents = it depends Not married to a Jew/ don’t belong to Jewish community = not a Jew Married to a Jew/involved in the Jewish community = Jew Sort of going back to the religious definition of a Jew o Hitler decides on these definitions because he is concerned about German public opinion Avoid rise of resentment and resistance Way the laws in this document are written to communicate ideas/beliefs about groups Current Theory: Hitler influenced not only be de Gobineau, Chamberlain, and US Jim Crow Laws Berlin Olympics (1936) Nazis did not give foreign journalists any evidence of Jewish persecution to avoid criticism of Nazi regime o Took down offensive signs o Period of relaxation for Jews Some were even allowed to compete on the German team Jesse Owens (black) defies Hitler’s race theory o First American track and field athlete to win 4 gold medals in one Olympic game Fleeing the Nazis As years went on, the numbers of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany increased Mainly fled to Belgium, Holland, France, UK, and Switzerland US was hard because in 1924 US passed immigration law that dramatically reduced number of immigrants allowed every year o Asia, Eastern Europe, Southern Europe were barely allowed o In the 1930s, America had quotas by country Germany-Austria = 26,000 a year The administration often didn’t meet the quote on purpose (4500) Consciously chose to not allow Jewish refugees into America America fulfilled their quote in 1939 due to events in Germany Evian Conference Delegates from 32 countries met to talk about Germany-Austria emmigration Only Dominican Republic offered to accept refugees (100,000) o Difficult for Jews to get there, only 600-700 arrived there No one was willing to change their immigration laws Australia “we have no real racial problem, and we are not desirous of importing one”
“Aryanization” of Jewish Property Aryanization started in 1933 o

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