Everyone lost their faith in humanity when the Nazis forced the Jews to degrade their house of worship. When they were getting deported, they were held in the synagogues, their holy place and were not allowed to leave the building. "While they are waiting to be deported, they are forced to relieve themselves on the floor of their own holy place, the synagogue. " The Jews were forced to sit there and could not leave under any circumstances. So when they had to use the restroom they were forced to do it on the floor.
Article 13 is everyone should be able to leave their country and be able to come back. This right was broken many times because they were forced to stay put and then they were forced out of their homes and not allowed to go back. An example is, “First edict: Jews were prohibited from leaving their residences for three days, under penalty of death.” (page 10) Article 17 was broken. Article 17 is everyone should be able to own property, and it can’t be taken away.
When Moishe is taken away from the town of Sighet, he returns only to described the horrific series of murders he witnessed. Saying in detail how German officers would use babies as target practice for the machine guns, family members were killed in front of other members, and of the father who plead to be killed before his son. The other Jews did not believe his stories, until the German army arrived at their town. The army took their rights away slowly, which prompted the Jews to change emotionally. Eventually they stopped being seen as human, as they were prohibited to go to restaurants or cafes.
The Nazis will treat the Jews as if they were not real people this is an example of man inhumanity to man. The memoir Night by Elie Wiesel had many themes some were struggle to maintain faith, Nazi cruelty and man's inhumanity to man. The Holocaust has a big role in history and so many Jews had lost their life because one man hate them so much that he had to punish the Jews and made the Nazi army did many inhumane things to
The Jews barely got any food from the Nazis, and now they have taken that away completely. The Jews’ were being deprived of their right to eat and gain nutrients. When the Nazis took the Jews’ food away, they took their last right as
The Nazis often refer to Jews as goods for nothing, and treat them like they are animals. Separating young children from their mother is emotionally dehumanizing the Jews. The Nazis dehumanize Jews physically by beating them up for nothing. When Eliezer crosses Idek’s path at work one day, he says, “I happened
The holocaust took place during WWII. At this time the chancellor of Germany know as Adolf Hitler had ordered a crusade against the jewish race. In this time period over 6 million jewish people including men women and children. Families were stripped from their homes with nearly all of their possessions removed from them. After first entering the gates they weren't even allowed the cloths off their backs.
One...Two…, he counted.” (Weisel 65), which shows us how the Nazi’s would beat the Jewish people within the concentration camps. During the time that Elie was in Buna, Idek made Elie lie stomach down on a box and he whipped Elie and gave him 25 lashes. This was very cruel in that Idek punished Elie for knowing something that he knew about, but should not have
Dehumanization Causing Events in Night Over the course of Eliezer’s holocaust experience in the novel Night, the Jews are gradually reduced to little more that “things” which were a nuisance to Nazis. This process was called dehumanization. Three examples of events that occurred which contributed to the dehumanization of Eliezer, his father, and his fellow Jews are: people were divided both mentally and physically, those who could not work or who showed weakness were killed, and public executions were held.
They are also given such little amounts of food, that they are forced to scavenge for food on the floor during their free time. “Tired of huddling on
Only of bread” (Wiesel, 115?). This helps the reader understand the cruelty of the Nazis and the horrible conditions in the concentration camps. He ends up like a dead man still alive who does not want to live anymore. When the prisoners
Elie Wiesel has been through hell and back, suffering from malnutrition, horrible weather conditions, and self torture. The Nazis dehumanized the Jews in Auschwitz by taking their humanity, making them fight for survival, and slaughtering and treating them like animals. During the beginning of the Holocaust Jews had been forced out of their homes, and had their clothes stripped off. Women and children were either raped or killed “dentist” that would call in Jews and pull out their gold teeth. Elie tried to avoid that by telling the Nazis he had been sick but eventually he was forced to have his teeth pulled out.
Lifestyles in Europe had changed too. All the Jewish families were faced the holocaust. They were sent to the concentration camp getting many difficulties from malnutrition and getting killed from the Nazis. Many tried to escape but man had failed. Jews also tried to hide from the Nazis but some got caught from them to concentration camp.suffering and dying from malnutrition and getting killed from the Nazis, trying to escape, hiding from the Nazis who are finding them to take them to the concentration camp.
In Night one may be able to receive the sense of how the Jews were put into shower rooms by the dozen, and gassed like rats. Not to mention how they lived in barracks with no heat and the majority of the Jews were covered in lice. When Elie goes to the dentist, he notices that the dentist had grotesque teeth stating, "When he opened his mouth, one had ghastly vision of yellow, rotten teeth," (Wiesel 55) this shows how the Jews had almost no ways to clean themselves or keep any sort of hygiene. There were multiple accounts of the Nazis verbally abusing the Jews in the camps, and talking down to them driven racially. Also, many of the Jewish prisoners were literally starving to death in Auschwitz, just because the Nazis did not care.
In 1993 the beginning of the genocide of millions of Jewish people began otherwise known as the Holocaust. The Nazis plan to exterminate all Jewish people was referred to as the Final Solution. During this time period the Jewish people were discriminated against by being segregated, stripped of their identities, and being taken away from everything they own and love and forced into concentration camps. Segregation was one form of dehumanization and Jewish people were impacted by this greatly. Shown in Document #4: Discriminatory Decrees Against the Jews.