Nuremburg Laws

Overview of Holocaust

Murder of Jews and other by the Nazis during the world war 2 in 1939-1945. Adolf Hitler wanted to eliminate Jews to conquer the world. By the end of the war 6 million people died including women, men, and children. Hitler had a squad that was called the SS which slaughtered people and killed them. Nazis killed people and then sent other people to concentration camp, which then sent some to gas chambers to be killed.

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Definiton/Background Information

The Nuremberg laws was 2 anti-Jewish laws enacted in 1935 by the Nazis government of Germany. The law was were the Reich citizenship law and the law for the protection of German blood and honor, both laws limited Jewish people and separated Jews from other residents of German it was also a law that declared Jews unwanted foreigners in Nazi Germany. It also made it illegal for Jews to employ German women under the age of 45 to work in their homes.
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Original Research Question

Why did they name the Nuremberg laws the Nuremberg laws? Well in Germany there's a city is called Nuremburg and Germany is the country of where they fought and a city is inside and country.

Quote

“There's a certain amount of ambiguity in my background, what with intermarriages and conversions, but under various readings of three codes which I don’t much respect (Mosaic Law, the Nuremberg Laws, and the Israeli Law of Return) I do qualify as a member of the tribe, and any denial of that in my family has ceased with me. But I would not remove myself to Israel if it meant the continuing expropriation of another people, and if anti-Jewish fascism comes again to the Christian world—or more probably comes at us via the Muslim world—I already consider it an obligation to resist it wherever I live. I would detest myself if I fled from it in any direction. Leo Strauss was right. The Jews will not be 'saved' or 'redeemed.' (Cheer up: neither will anyone else.) They/we will always be in exile whether they are in the greater Jerusalem area or not, and this in some ways is as it should be. They are, or we are, as a friend of Victor Klemperer's once put it to him in a very dark time, condemned and privileged to be 'a seismic people.' A critical register of the general health of civilization is the status of 'the Jewish question.' No insurance policy has ever been devised that can or will cover this risk.”

Citations

Berenbaum, Michael. "Holocaust." World Book Student. World Book, 2016. Web. 22 Feb. 2016.


"Quotes About Nuremberg Laws." (1 Quote). N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Feb. 2016.