Anti-Semitism In Nazi Germany

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Anti-Semitism is the discrimination and hatred of the Jewish people as a national, ethnic, religious, or racial group. Hitler’s motivation from 1933 onward came purely from the goals of racial purity and the spatial expansion. At this time, German concentration camps (Konzentrationslager) were holding roughly twenty seven thousand people in “protective custody.” Massive symbolic acts of Nazism such as burning of books by Jews, Communists, foreigners, and liberals helped the sought message of the Nazi party’s strength. In 1933, the Jewish population in Germany was approximately five hundred and twenty-five thousand, which was only one percent of the total German population. Over the following six years, Nazis undertook the dismissal of all Non-Aryans
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