Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 8 years ago

What did the Nazis do to the Jewish people prior to the Holocaust?

I'm talking about things like fluoridating the water, making them wear arm bands, and taking their guns from them. What are some other things that was done to the Jewish prior to them actually being taken from their homes and mass-killed.

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Nothing, Jews declared economic and financial war on Germany.

    The National Socialist Party of Adolf Hitler gained 17,300,000 votes in the election and gained 288 seats in the Reichstag. On 30 January 1933 Hitler was legally appointed Chancellor of the German Reich by President Von Hindenberg. On 24 March 1933 the Reichstag elected by 441 votes to 94 to give full emergency powers to the new Reich Chancellor and the corrupt Weimar Republic ceased to exist.

    On that same day, 24 March 1933, on the front page of the London Daily Express appeared the main headlines: "Judaea declares war on Germany: Jews of all the world unite", and followed with:

    The Israelite people of the entire world declare economic and financial war on Germany. The appearance of the Swastika as the symbol of the new Germany revives the old war symbol of the Jews. Fourteen million Jews stand as one body to declare war on Germany. The Jewish wholesale dealer leaves his business, the banker his bank, the shopkeeper his shop, the beggar his miserable hut in order to combine forces in the holy war against Hitler's people.'


    Vladimir Jabotinsky, founder of the Irgun Zvai Leumi terrorist organisation, wrote in the January 1934 issue of Mascha Rjetach:

    'For months now the struggle against Germany is waged by each Jewish community at each conference in all our syndicates and by each Jew all over the world. There is reason to believe that our part in this struggle has general value. We will start a spiritual and material war of all the world against Germany's ambitions to become once again a great nation, to recover lost territories and colonies. But our Jewish interests demand Germany's total destruction, collectively and individually. The German nation is a threat to us Jews.'

    Emil Ludwig Cohen wrote in his book The New Holy Alliance, Strasburg, 1938:

    'Even if Hitler at the last moment would want to avoid war which would destroy him he will, in spite of his wishes, be compelled to wage war.'

    Bernard Lechache wrote in The Right to Live (December 1938):

    'It is our task to organise the moral and cultural blockade of Germany and disperse this nation. It is up to us to start a merciless war.'

    The Jewish newspaper Central Blad Voor Israeliten in Nederlands printed on 13 September 1939:

    'The millions of Jews living in America, England, France, North Africa and South, not forgetting Palestine, have decided to carry on the war in Germany to the very end. It is to be a war of extermination.'

    The Toronto Star (26 February 1940) printed a declaration of a Rabbi Perlberg, Director of the British section of the Jewish World Congress:

    'The Jewish World Congress is in a state of war with Germany for seven years.'

    The Jewish magazine Sentinel of Chicago printed in its issue of 8 October 1940:

    'When the National Socialists and their friends cry or whisper that this [the war] is brought about by Jews, they are perfectly right.'

  • Thomas
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    Only two countries in the world have water fluoridation: USA and Canada. Germans tried it experimentally after the war but stopped because of protests (fluoridation ,no matter if good or not is a human rights violation: forceful medication of a human population without given consent)..

    The rest is in the link below. It is the speech Benjamin Freedman made in 1961.

  • Bilbo
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    Legislated against them by means of the Nuremberg Race Laws. Confiscated their property and businesses. They were forced to wear yellow stars sewn onto clothing rather than arm bands.

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    They banned jewish commerce.

    They rounded them up in ghettos with insufficient necessities, such as food and shelter.

    They randomly took them for slaves and beat them and killed many.

    They marched through the their towns, and frightened the day and night.

    They raped and molested their women and children.

    Forced labor, and exile to many men and women.

    Burned their synagogues and houses.

    Endless amount of brutality and torture, that one cannot even fathom these days!

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  • 8 years ago

    I think the best way to describe is through an image.

    Imagine a happy-go-lucky jew with a big smile on his face walking carefree down a german street, then a big german butcher standing in the doorway to his shop hiding his right arm in which he's holding a bloodied knife behind his back, waving the jew over to him with his left arm, while smiling devilishly at the jew... The jew unknowningly walking over to the butcher expecting perhaps a discount offer on sausages...

  • 8 years ago

    Identify, remove freedoms, keep from intermarry with ethnic Germans, take from them German business and give to the Germans, give signs to please leave, try to make them leave, try to find places for them to send them but it is ineffective, they have only one option -- to exterminate them.

  • 8 years ago

    the same as they did to the communists, social democrats, homosexuals, mentally ill, roma.

    they beat them up and persecuted them.

    sometimes they killed them

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