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  • Theological Questioning Of The Holocaust
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    WHAT THEOLOGICAL QUESTIONS RELEVANT TO THE STUDY OF JUDAISM ARE RAISED BY THE HOLOCAUST? The Jewish people have always considered themselves as God's chosen people and have undergone a lot of traumatic oppression throughout their life. Evolving out of a common religion, they have developed customs, culture and an ethical system which identified them as Jews regardless of their individual religious attitudes. There is a pattern evident in which the Jews have been cast as victims. The first sign o...
  • Jews And Other People
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    'Tell Me Everything " One of the toughest questions we are asked at the Holocaust History Project is when someone says 'tell me everything you can about the Holocaust. ' It is difficult because we know that this person wants to know about the Holocaust, but does not yet know enough to ask the right questions. There is so much information about the Holocaust that it is impossible to describe it all in a simple answer. We can, however, tell you what the Holocaust was and - most importantly - where...
  • Hitler's Ideas Including His Views Of Jews
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    Thesis Statement: Antisemitism is to blame for the lack of concern among non-Jews during the up rise of the Holocaust. It is hard to grasp the number of lives lost during the Holocaust. How someone could have so much hatred towards one group of people. Or how so many people could set back and watch something like this take place without protest. To begin to understand how a tragedy like the Holocaust could have took place without intervention we need to understand antisemitism. Merriam-Webster O...
  • Destruction Of Millions Of Jews By Nazis
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    Destruction (Holocaust) As a teenager of the year 3000 I want to take you back into a certain period of time. A time when people had their dreams and hopes stripped away from their future. The children of this period did not have the chance for freedom and equality. Like every historical event, the Holocaust evokes certain specific images. When the Holocaust is mentioned most people immediately think of concentration camps. People immediately envision emaciated victims in dirty striped uniforms ...
  • Holocaust Denying The Holocaust
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    What is Holocaust Denial and Why Does it Exhist What is Holocaust denial and why does it exhist This is far from being a simple question, as it necessitates a background knowledge of what the holocaust really was and why there would be efforts to deny that it ever happened. In my paper, I hope to explain some of the horrific aspects of the holocaust and provide ample facts for proof that this terrible ordeal happened, then attempt to understand why holocaust denial came about in the first place....
  • Polish Jews Within Germany
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    The Effects of the Holocaust Never shall I forget the faces of the children, whose bodies I saw turned into wreaths of smoke beneath a silent blue sky. Never shall I forget those flames consumed my faith forever. Never shall I forget those moments, which murdered my god and my soul and turned my dreams to dust. Never. (Wiesel, quoted in Night 19) Many Jews experienced this same feeling of emptiness and loneliness during the Holocaust. The Holocaust was the twelve years of Nazi persecution of Jew...
  • Destruction Of Jews In Europe By Nazis
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    The Holocaust was one of the greatest atrocities known to man. This paper will clearly show the cruelty, death destruction that was caused during the Holocaust. In addition, this paper will overview the background and goals of the one man responsible for this great tragedy. "Holocaust" is the name given to the mass murder of six million Jewish people in Europe during World War II, from the period of 1933-1945. The word "Holocaust" originally meant widespread destruction by fire. By the end of th...
  • Result Of Hitler's Discrimination Against Jews
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    Why Did Adolf Pick The Jews? People sometimes ask why the Jews were the people to get harmed during the Holocaust or why Holocaust even happened. Jews were the targets of Holocaust because Adolf Hitler hated Jews and blamed them for all of the problems in the world. He mainly blamed them for Germany's loss in World War I. Hitler told the German that they could have won the war, if the Germany had not been 'stabbed in the back' by the Jews. While Hitler's hate was the main reason for Holocaust, w...
  • Hitler's Hatred Of Jews
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    Why the Jews People frequently ask why the Jews were the target of the Holocaust or why the Holocaust happened. The first is an easy question to answer. Jews were the targets of the Holocaust because Hitler hated Jews and blamed them for all of the problems in the world. He especially blamed them for Germany's loss of World War I. Hitler told the German people that they could have won the first war, if Germany had not been "stabbed in the back" by the Jews and their conspirators. Hitler's hatred...
  • Latvian People Suspicious Of The Jews
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    The Holocaust seemed as if it was one mans (Adolf Hitler) determination to exterminate all Jews in Europe, but in fact this is not completely true. The Holocaust was the determination of many men and woman of different backgrounds and languages. One of which is the people of Latvia. During WWI, the was was no less disruptive to the Jews than to anyone else. They were and used for both Capitalist exploitation and Communist conspiracy. During WWII they were beaten, killed, and / or imprisoned merc...
  • 6 Million Deaths During The Holocaust
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    Then they came for me - and there was no one left to speak for me. We " ve been taught that it is important to know history so that we can understand and learn from past mistakes and avoid repeating them in the future. On May 2nd, millions of people worldwide will remember the victims of the Holocaust as we observe the Holocaust Remembrance Day. Holocaust is the term that refers to the tragedy of the World War II, specifically the ethnic cleansing carried out by the Nazis. Counting around 11 mil...
  • Nazi's And Many Jews
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    The Holocaust remains, and will continue to remain as one of the most horrific things that has happened to a group of people. The absolute inhumanity of the Holocaust puzzles people even today. Contemporary people wonder just how it happened, how could a people be systematically killed, tortured, murdered. The answer will probably never be found, but future generations can avoid something like the Holocaust by studying it, and never forgetting The Nazi's did not start out with "The Final Solutio...
  • Germans And Jews
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    The Benefits of the Holocaust for the Jews The Holocaust and the murder of approximately 6 million Jews by the Nazi Germany during World War II was and is till now one of the few genocide attempts, which were precisely organized and planned for total annihilation of the Jews. Many other plans such as this one were attempted before, taking as an example by Alexander the Great, but first: the idea never occurred to Alexanders mind. Why Because the technology of his time did not make such a thought...
  • Novel Night And The Movie Schindlers List
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    In Memory of the Holocaust In Germany during World War II, 6 million Jews were exterminated by Nazis. Exterminated means to be destroyed completely. Extermination, however, is usually only enacted only upon animals. Sadly, the Jews were treated like pesky animals, and the Germans were the self-a pointed exterminators. The mass murder of human life during World War II is what we now recognize as the holocaust. There is no doubt that the holocaust occured, but some question whether or not this tra...
  • Buchanan And Other Holocaust Deniers
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    Holocaust Denial " One is astonished in the study of history at the recurrence of the idea that evil must be forgotten, distorted, skimmed over. The difficulty, of course, with this philosophy is that history loses its value as an incentive and example; it paints perfect men and noble nations, but it does not tell the truth". -W.E. B Du Bois, Black Reconstruction, 1935 As early as age thirteen, we start learning about the Holocaust in classrooms and in textbooks. We learn that in the 1940's, the...
  • Hitler's War Against The Jews The Holocaust
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    Historically, the word holocaust meant a religious rite in which an offering was completely consumed by fire. In current times the word holocaust has changed to a darker more tragic meaning and refers to more than a religious sacrifice. During World War II, a fire raged throughout Eastern Europe. Guns, bombs, and military groups did not ignite this fire. This fire burned intensely in the hearts of men - sparked by centuries-old prejudice. One man, Adolf Hitler, took this flicker of hatred and fa...
  • Holocaust By Lawrence L Langer
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    Admitting the Holocaust by Lawrence L. Langer is a collection of essays about the Holocaust and how it is perceived in literature by our culture. Langer explores oral testimonies, diaries and fiction that consider the devastation of the Holocaust a central theme. He takes a look at human values in the light of that devastation. He exhibits the concern between literature and testimony. His hope is that the Holocaust experience will not be sentimentalized in the various forms of literature and med...
  • Nazi Discrimination Against The Jews
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    More than fifty years have passed since the end of the Second World War and the Holocaust, yet the events of this time continue to be of great significance to people the world over. What was the Holocaust The Holocaust was the murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazis and their collaborators. Between the German invasion of the Soviet Union in the summer of 1941 and the end of the war in Europe in May 1945, Nazi Germany and its accomplices strove to murder every Jew under their domina...
  • Six Chimneys
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    What do you see when you look at this memorial? I know everyone receives a different message looking at this memorial but first let me describe what I had in mind while I was designing this memorial and some symbolic components I included. First of all, the six chimneys represent the six million Jews that died during the Holocaust. The chimneys are placed in a circle formation because a circle represents unity and the Jews stayed together during the Holocaust and never gave up. The chimneys repr...
  • Centrality Of The Jews In The Holocaust
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    The first research in the late 1940's and early 1950's focused on the Jewishness of the Holocaust. Called the "Final Solution' by the Germans, it was the object of two pivotal studies, both of which had the Jews at the center of their treatment. The first was The Final Solution by Gerald Reit linger and the second The Destruction of the European Jews by Raul Hilberg. Most major studies since have had the same focus: Lucy Dawidowicz (The War Against the Jews; Leni Yah il (The Holocaust); Hilberg ...

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