John Hancock was a prominent merchant in Boston, known best by the people of the time as a smuggler, mainly of tea. He was admired by many, but his biggest accomplishments were in what he did as a patriot: aiding the Sons of Liberty, particularly Samuel Adams, and later becoming the govern…
They weren't treated humanely, or even humanly; that is the whole
point. According to Nazi ideas, Jews, Gypsies and various others
were "untermenschen", that is sub-human. Thus, according to the
Nazis, those people could be eliminated. Simply kill them all so
that Germans can have their land. It was…
1. The explanation in the Bible is that it started with a man named
Abraham who lived in Ur [Babylon]. God commanded him to move to
Caanan, so he did, taking with him Abraham, his son, and Sarah, his
wife. * Then there was Joseph [the one with the colourful coat].
After being s…
Jewish monotheism has become the heritage of the Western world.
Before Judaism, ancient religions believed in polytheism.
What not everyone is aware of is that idolatry tended to go hand in
hand with cruel, licentious and excessive behavior, since the
caprices which were narrated concerning the ido…
All Jews originally come from Judeah. read the Bible, particularly
the books of Kings, Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah to learn more
about their ancient history. They were eventually conquered by the
Romans. Late in the first century A.D. the Romans destroyed the
Jewish Kingdom once and for all and…
Since 1945-46, the most commonly quoted figure for the total
number of Jews killed has been an estimate of approximately six
million. This figure, first given at the Nuremberg Tribunal,
has been broadly confirmed by later research.
The Holocaust commemoration center, the Yad Vashem Holocaust
There is not a 100% accurate answer to this question. There are probabilities however.It appears that Hitler along with his new bride, committed suicide in the Berlin bunker. Their bodies were taken outside by aides and placed in a shallow pit, soaked in gasoline and burned.Later the Soviets overran…
A large number of Jews living in Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania and Latvia were slaughtered by the Nazis during the invasion of the Soviet Union.In the last few years of his didctatorship Stalin became antisemitic, but that was in about 1949-1953, in other words after World War 2.
Anti-Semitism is a prejudicial hate, and prejudice comes from the term "pre-judge." It is not based in reality. It is based in a "pre-judgment" of people, made usually without any knowledge of that people beyond the repetition of myths, legends, and stereotypes. If you look throughout history, Jew…
Antisemitism is the prejudice against Jews. It is related to his regime because he used antisemitism to gain the support of his country. He blamded the Jews for everything that was wrong with there country and the reason why they lost the first world war.
The word comes from the Jewish word "Sepharad," referring to a particular location. As used today it means "Spanish" and specifically refers to the Jews on the Iberian Peninsula before they were expelled in the 15th century. It also refers to the liturgy, customs, and traditions of that community.
1.The Diary of Anne Frank was written by Annelise Marie
Frank who was born in Frankfort, Germany, on June 12, 1929
2. For her 13th birthday, her parents gave her a diary which
she called Kitty.
3. About three weeks later, the Frank family (Otto, dad;
Edith, mom; and Margot Betti, Anne's sister, …
Answer in the form of another question:
Why is any individual or group persecuted or discriminated against?
After World War 1, Germany was not allowed to trade freely with
other European nations because of their actions during the war. As
a result, Germany felt the affects of the great dep…
In Poland, Lithuania and some other areas they Jews were put into ghettos while the Nazis decided what to do with them.The ghettos were walled or fenced-in districts where Jews were forced to live under Nazi rule. The Jews in the ghettos were completely dependent on the Nazis for food, water and med…
Throughout History, Jews (called Israelites in ancient times) have been persecuted by slavery, war, murder, and limited or no rights under the law of the countries they lived in. But the most egregious example of wide-scale extermination of Jews occurred in the 20th Century. European Jews were sent…
The Holocaust in recent history refers to the attempt by the Nazis to exterminate the Jews in 1941-45 (unless otherwise specified). Sometimes the simultaneous Nazi attempt to exterminate all gypsies and homosexuals is included. The estimated number killed is six million Jews.
There has been at …
In fact, with the exception of the Kristallnacht (Night of the Broken Glass) the Nazi regime generally discouraged pogroms in the sense of mob violence against Jews. They had other ways of achieving their goals.
There are a myriad of reasons underlying and undergirding the Jewish-Arab Conflict in recent times and it is important to evaluate all of these rationales. However, it is important to note that the actual military conflict is an international one with set international players. The spiritual conflic…
The general religious answer is that Judaism originated in Israel,
but there are three acceptable religious answers. In addition there
is also the historical answer.
The general correct answer is the Holy Land (Canaan;
today's Israel), since it was there that Abraham lived most …
Christian answer 1: The first leader of the Jews may be considered Abraham. He made the covenant with God and was promised to be the "Father of nations". However remember that Abraham was a continuation of prophets that stretches back all the way to Adam. Abraham paid thiths to Melcesdic. All of th…
First of all, saying Jews and Muslims are enemies is like saying
that all Americans and Mexicans are enemies. What about
Mexican-Americans? Who is their enemy? The same thing goes for
Jewish Arabs and Israeli Muslims. Who are they supposed to hate?
Themselves? Sure a Jewish woman once trie…
The biggest turning point was when God gave us the Torah which is
essentially the guidebook that tells Jews how to live a righteous
The second biggest turning point was the destruction of the Second
Temple which lead to the change from a Temple oriented religion to
a synagogue oriented religi…
Answer 1 In a foot note to his famous case study of Little Hans, Sigmund Freud theorized that the most deeply rooted psycho-dynamic cause of antisemitism was a reaction to the ritual of circumcision known as the Brit Milah. Answer 2 Freud's conjecture is strange in view of the fact that hundreds of …
In many towns and cities Jews in Europe were required by law to live in the ghetto. The main purpose of this was to keep them under supervision. When outside the ghetto they had to wear a yellow Star of David on their outermost clothing. In places where there was mob violence against Jews, the g…
Anne Frank was a German Jewish concentration camp victim, born in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany. She fled from the Nazis to Holland in 1933 with her family. After the Nazis took over Holland, she hid with her family and four others in a sealed-off office back room in Amsterdam from 1942 until they were…
In Medieval Europe and some parts of the Arab World, the Jews were
required to live only within certain areas of cities. In Venice, in
the district of Canareggio, there was a neighborhood called
"Ghetto" which happened to be the one assigned to the Venetian
Jews. Eventually, the name of th…
I think the final solution waned to kill the Jewish people because they didn't really like Jewish and they may think the Jewish did something do with them or they did something to them really bad my name is jessica renea tilley
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One supreme, all encompassing, ethereal, all dimensional, God. No
idol or image. Something so great that it has no need for shape or
form, and perhaps shouldn't even have the term "being" applied...as
that may reduce the idea and imply some type of form.
The Jews were told that they were going to be 'resettled'. They often took clothing, blankets, cooking utensils and valuables with them.
It is unclear what time period is being referenced.
Moses saved the Jews from slavery and King Cyrus of Persia saved
them from Exile.
Sultan Bayezid II of the Ottoman Empire gave Jews fleeing Iberia
the chance to come to specific cities in the Ottoman Empir…
The Jewish nation are descendants of Judah, son of Israel (Jacob),
son of Isaac, son of Abraham. Generally speaking, though, any
descendent of Israel is thought of today as a Jew.
The Jewish people are descendants of Abraham, whose Semitic
ancestors lived in the Fertile Crescent and who l…
The Rothschilds were some of the earliest backers of modern Zionism, joining the fold in the mid-1890s. They were one of the major forces behind Britain's issuance of the Balfour Declaration.
yes, Jewish soldier fought in every army
The United States did not get the Jews out of Germany, so they spent no money on that.
Countries against Jews
Germany was against them during the holocaust and Europe blamed
them for the Bubonic (black) plague.
All of them, because the whole world is anti-semitist.
Anti-semitism is a hate of Jews based on prejudice and stereotypes.
I'm not talking about everyone individu…
In concentration camps, most Jews were worked and starved to death. The "camps" were not all the same. Transit camps like Westbrook outside of Amsterdam generally shipped it's unfortunate victims straight to Auschwitz-Birkenau--a death camp.. The "Camps" were gradations of probable death. Jewish Ghe…
50 000- 65 000
holocustMen and Women who were not Jewish could help Jews in many ways one of these was taking them into hiding this could be in their house or it could in the back of their business like Anne Frank. If the Nazi Parties found out you would be sent to a concentration camp orr prison with the Jewish p…
A significant number of Jews were murdered very soon after the Holocaust. In Poland. for example there was a horrific pogrom at Kielce on 4 July 1946 which resulted in the death of 37 Jews who had survived the Holocaust.
The Kielce pogrom had all the classic features of a medieval or Tsarist pogrom…
You need to give a timeframe.
The Diaspora (scattering of the Jewish people) began because we
were unable to live in the Holy Land. The prophets had constantly
warned the Israelites that ignoring the Torah would result in
In 68 CE, the Romans destroyed the Second Temple. The Roman…
Jews believe in one ethical God, who created the Universe. Modern
Jews understand God in many different ways.
The name of God as written in the Torah is not pronounceable,
partly due to to a religious prohibition, and partly due to the
fact that the pronunciation of the vowels in the name is lost t…
Zionism was (and is) the movement to establish and preserve a
It is the ideology that Jewish people should have their own state.
The Land of Israel was promised to the Jewish people by God,
according to the Bible. Jews lived in the Land of Israel from the
time of Joshua un…
There are an immense number of reasons, ranging from politics to
economics to religious practices to social tendencies to confusion
to imperial conquests to retribution (perceived or actual).
The Jews had many traits that made them easy targets for
1. They were spread out or were n…
In MANY different ways.
Zionism only really spread in Egypt among a minority of the Jewish
community. It spread by word of mouth, letters, and Zionist
publications. It is likely that it would have penetrated further if
no Anti-Zionist attitude prevailed in the Islamic community. (The
Egyptian Jewish community was afraid of…
The Russian government
About 1,571,428 Jews were killed a year during the holocaust.(6 million overal).___Any annual figure is notional, as most of the killings took place between about April 1942 and late in 1944.
he is descended from a Turkish Jew on his mother's side.
One of the main problems in answering this is that there are
several different definitions of Zionism that are used.
1) Believing that the Jews have the right to a State on the
historic Land of Israel.
2) Believing in a Jewish-dominant State where Non-Jews are
relegated to a second-Class status.
According to the Abrahamic religions, Judah, the son of Jacob/Israel, was the first Jew. Answer: Judah was the first member of the tribe of Judah, not the first Jew. According to tradition, Abraham was the first Jew, because he founded what is now called Judaism. In addition, "anyone who rejects ido…
Nine hundred sixty committed suicide, according to Josephus,
however, we must remember that is including women, children and
elders, not just warrior zealots. Note that the 960 number is only
for the suicides. There were others who died there during
skirmishes leading up to and during the siege.
Answer 1 Interesting question which I also wondered about a while ago. It goes like this: People believe that the Jews are the chosen people. The Jews, Christians and Muslims believe this, maybe even other groups also, cos it is written so in the ancient books. So being of the chosen people means…
No, the definition of Judaism is the belief in (and obedience to )
One God (Talmud, Megillah 13a). There were times when some (or
many) of the Israelites went astray after foreign gods (Judges
ch.2), but that is not Judaism - it's the abandonment of
Abraham worshiped "the Lord God of Heave…
Washington National Cathedral, formally known as the Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, is the seat of the Protestant Episcopal Diocese of Washington D.C., and was built between September 29, 1907 and September 29, 1990. The building is entirely of masonry construction, consisting of over 1…
The first Jews to arrive in what is now America settled primarily
in New York City, Charleston (SC), and Providence (RI). They
arrived as immigrants in small waves. By the time of US
independence, there were already several synagogues in the USA such
as the Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island, …
The Jewish religion is known as Judaism.
Jews were all over Europe not only Germany. Many them were murdered during world war 2. The lucky ones escaped to other counteries and then by boats to Israel
He is non-physical, indivisible and incomparable. Jewish tradition
teaches that God is beyond human comprehension; and that it is only
God's revealed deeds, as He interacts with mankind and the world,
that we can begin to grasp.
God is One. The concept of a dualism (as in Zoroastrianism), an
Usually on the underside of the forearm. ------------------------- Initially they had the number tattooed on the chest, but towards the end it was changed to the arm, of course most of the survivors were later arrivals, so the tattooing on the arm is more notorious
Sure there is no other Gods above God (or Allah in Arabic). He is the sole Creator of every thing. He is the one and only one God with no partner, no companion, no son, no father, no associate, and no equivalence.
Very fertile soil.
Read Genesis. You'll answer your own question that way.
Dictionaries define "Judaism" as The monotheistic religion of
the Jews, since the founding principle of Judaism was and is
the belief in One God. This was the teaching which was spread by
Abraham, and has continued since then. From Judaism, belief in One
God has spread through the Western world.
During the holocaust, the main religion affected was Judaism. Please don't be daft, phrase your question more carefully next time.
We use the Hebrew names of God, in prayer and in reading the Torah:
Adonai - the Lord
Elohim - God
Shaddai - the Almighty
El - a name indicating the power of God
Tzevaot - Lord of hosts
In daily conversation, we use the name Hashem.
There are several Jewish revolts, so the results would have been
different in each case.
If the question refers to the Jewish Revolt in the 60's CE in Roman
Syria-Palaestina, the Jews would have established a Jewish monarchy
in the southern Levant region, likely comprising the northern and
It is the almost 4000 year history starting with Abraham and
continuing up until today. See also the attached Related Link for a
The Balfour Declaration was very short, as follows: "His Majesty's Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavours to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be d…
Zionism (as a political movement) was founded by Theodor Herzl in 1897. It built upon a prior organization of several national organizations going under the collective name of Hovevei Tziyon, most of which were founded in the 1880s.The term "Zionism" appears to have been coined by the publisher Nath…
Abraham preached against the ubiquitous idolatry of the time (1700s
BCE) and was later given the gift of prophecy by God.
First of all, the question does not make sense. "During" refers to
a time-frame and "Zionism" refers to a political ideology. So, if
the question is trying to ask "Who was in charge during the
pre-Israel period of the Zionist Movement?" please see below.
The first Zionists, like Herzl, Jabotinsky,…
Judaism has One God (Deuteronomy 6:4), who created the universe
(Genesis 1:1). Judaism does not have gods plural.
a synagogue is a place of Jewish worship and community activity.there are thousands of them around the world.
The ghetto was a walled in area within a city. little, if any food.
no work outside the camp walls. no hospital supplies nor treatment
of any kind for the ill and dying. almost no santitation or water
It was slow starvation for all.................
There were many, they were n…
Hashem literally means "the Name" and is a reverential title used
by Jews to refer to God without saying a more religious or
spiritual title. Many religious Jews refer to God as Hashem in
order to avoid unnecessarily using one of God's actual names in
a jewish fortress over-looking the dead sea
Approximately six million European Jews were killed during the
Holocaust during World War II. Many of the European Jews who
survived the persecution and death camps had nowhere to go after
V-E Day, May 8, 1945. Not only had Europe been practically
destroyed but many survivors did not want to return …
The Zionist movement originally began in 63 BC when the Israelis (Jews) were forced out of Israel by the Romans. Those who stayed were killed. This scattered the Jews around to Europe, Asia, and Africa. Recently, they have been discriminated against, like in the Holocaust, and returned to Israel. Th…
Anti-Zionism is a movement which denies the right of Israel to exist, and the right of the Jewish people to the Land of Israel. However, Israel has been the Jewish homeland since biblical times.Although much of Anti-Zionism is devoted particularly to the State of Israel, Anti-Zionists reject the ide…
Not come back to where?
They were exterminated by the Nazi regime.
A Jewish house of worship is called a Synagogue. Public prayer
services are part of halakha (Jewish law) and tradition (Talmud,
Prayer is an important form of communicating with God, and
maintaining a relationship with Him; and it is also good for the
health of the soul, to which Tor…
Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Moses
18th century BCE and onward
Founding of Judaism
Yes, Judaism has One God (Deuteronomy 6:4), who created the
universe (Genesis 1:1).
According to Jewish tradition, the Sanhedrin was founded by Moses,
at the command of God. The date is not exactly known, as the dates
of Moses' life are not known either, but best guesses put it about
1000-1500 years before the birth of Christ. The institution saw a
huge reduction in power in 70 C.E…
well if you are talking about the Jewish during hitlers time, then most of them were sent to concentration camps and cramped in tiny, little rooms, with many other famillies and were killed sooner or later, under hitlers orders.
Jews never use that spelling ("Yahweh").
Zionism is the belief that the Jews should have political
self-sovereignty and is the patriotic sentiment behind the
Establishment of the State of Israel. A Zionist is anyone who
supports that belief and therefore the Existence of Israel. There
are numerous Zionists, typically called "left-wing Zion…
All proselytizing religions have a tendency to cause conflicts. It is the natural consequence of believing that only your religion is true. However, Judaism hasn't actively sought converts in over 2000 years and even then, has never been a single truth religion. In other words, Judaism has always t…
Nazi Germany unveiled the concept of the concentration camp in 1934. Heinrich Himmler said that they would be used for "concentrating enemies of the Reich." And that's what they did - kept all the enemies of Hitler's 3rd Reich in one place where the Nazis could keep an eye on them. Before long, sys…
The French military believed that Alfred Dreyfus had been selling
secrets about new artillery to the Germans. He was convicted and
imprisoned, but later he was released.
A: Moses is an important figure in Jewish tradition because the
Bible says that he led the Hebrew people out of captivity in Egypt
and also received the Ten Commandments from God. Whether he was an
important person in history depends on whether the Exodus from
Egypt really happened, and the strong c…
There were about 16 million Jews worldwide before the Holocaust;
afterwards, about 10 million.
The fall of the Hittite and Egyptian states permited a Hebrew state to prosper. The Hebrews were from a people called Hapiru and they migrated from Egypt into the Sinai Peninsula and Palestine. Some Hebrews believed in the ancient Semitic fertility god, Baal.Hebrews struggled against the Philistines…
This question implicitly has two parts. The first is a question as
to the rationales that the Nazis believed in to justify
Anti-Semitic beliefs and the second is a question as to why the
Nazis felt the need to kill the Jews as a way to solve these
The Reasons for Anti-Semiti…
As of the beginning of 2012, slightly more than 50% of the world's
Jews live in
Israel. The remaining slightly-less-than-half are still dispersed
130 countries. The largest Jewish communities outside of Israel are
the UK, France, the USA, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Australi…
To say that Jews have been persecuted throughout history is a sweeping statement. There was certainly no explicit persecution before the Roman period. Yes, the Jews were taken into captivity by the Babylonians, but this happened to other races as well. The Persians treated the Jews well, and allowed…
Through the daily prayers
Through the blessings over food
Through keeping and learning the Torah
Semite is a term for a linguistic group. The current most spoken Semitic languages are: Hebrew, Arabic, Amharic, Tigrinya, and Aramaic. Semites are any people who speak a Semitic language. Note: Speakers of Tigrinya and Amharic are often considered "Africans" due to their darker skin, but their la…
Moses is the person who led the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt
to the promised land. He was also the greatest prophet for us Jews
and God gave us the Torah through him.