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No, there was no Jewish "war" against Germany. One only hears about this "war" in Nazi Propaganda.

The notion that "the Jews" [collectively or worldwide] 'waged [or declared] war on Germany' is utterly preposterous. "The Jews" had no soldiers. "The Jews" didn't have even one tank, one military airplane or even a machine-gun. At no time did the German military threatened by "the Jews".

The Jews were not in any position to wage war on any country. They weren't the kind of cohesive 'bloc' that the question suggests. Many Jews were conservative, many were liberal, some were socialists, some communists; some were Zionists, and some anti-Zionists; and many took little interest in politics. Viewed collectively, they were weak and divided, even if their influence in some areas of life in some countries was greater than one might have expected of a small minority. It was their weakness that made them an easy target for demonization, for conspiracy theories and for persecution. The Holocaust vividly demonstrates just how powerless the Jews were.

As for the German Jews, they were almost all passionately devoted to Germany - a most tragic love affair!

Did Jews Declare War On Germany?The communist movement in both Europe and the Soviet Union was often dominated by Jews or had Jewish leaders. As Europe became split between the extremists camps of communists and fascists, the Russian Revolution and the resulting civil war, as well as attempts by Jewish communists to seize power in Germany (Rosa Luxembourg) and Hungary (Bela Kun), all contributed to the notion of Jews and Communists being enemies of the people. It was this that provided the basis on which Hitler and the Nazis could launch their murderous schemes. It also explains why the war on the Eastern front was one of annihilation - a war to death between extremists of the right and the left.

There is also an economic dimension to this confrontation. The following headlines appeared in London's Daily Express in March 1933:

"Judea Declares War on Germany!" - Daily Express, March 24, 1933.

"Judea Declares War on Germany! Jews of all the World Unite! Boycott of German Goods! Mass Demonstrations!" - These were all headlines in the Daily Express on March 24, 1933.

This worldwide economic boycott of Germany by Jews was called when Hitler assumed power in Germany. The Nazis of course duly passed the detestable Nuremburg laws, which effectively excluded Jews from public life. It must be noted however that Nazi racist ideology was well entrenched long before the calls for a Jewish economic boycott.

I have also provided a link showing a reproduction of the English newspaper the Daily Express - just in case you doubt the authenticity of the declaration of economic war on Germany. The link is taken from wikipedia.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:DailyExpress_March1933_judeafrontpage.jpg

Comment on above answerThe question asked 'Did the Jews wage a war against Germany', NOT 'How did Nazis create the impression that the Jews waged a war against Germany.' In Germany itself the identification of Jews with Bolshevism was strongest in Bavaria, and weak in North Germany, the Rhineland and Berlin. It was above all in the lands along the Danube that Jew-baiting flourished.

A view that depends so heavily on headlines from one issue of one newspaper, without even paying attention to the article that followed it, is as weak as weak can be: it is just pathetic.

Another CommentThe question is about Jews declaring war on Germany...so again the answer...on point, all-inclusive, not a matter of opinion, is NO.

The newspaper did indeed have those astonishing sensational headlines on its front page, and the whole thing is acknowledged as a massive and infamous blunder in the history of that newspaper. The actual article under the headlines is about a threatened economic boycott by some Jews - in particular a few British Jewish businessmen. Their attempt to get the main Jewish organization in Britain to give official backing to the call for a boycott failed.

The "Daily Express" was the ONLY mass circulation newspaper that reported this call for a boycott as a declaration of war on Germany. That sounds like a mighty bizarre war - only reported in one major newspaper in the whole wide world. If it weren't for the fact that this disaster of an issue of the "Daily Express" has been shamelessly misused by Jew-baiters (aka as 'historical revisionists') one could just hoot with laughter.

The notion that Jews are Communists, and that Communists are Jews was a favourite theme of Nazi propaganda. This needs to be borne in mind.

A headline taken from any newspaper, (especially one of little stature), without reading the article, a headline to sell newspapers, says nothing of any significance. In fact that the only citations provided are like that, and from others repeating the same contentions (sometimes as a question), doesn't work. 100 years from now, someone may well find this question in their search, and as it is a topic in this Wiki ...c ontinue the deception based on it even being asked.

Follow the links and you will see that it is just part of a group of the articles and research that goes on to show how untrue the hypothesis behind the headline is. One part which is right below the headline page is the following:

"In fact, the headline accompanied a story on the declaration of a boycott against German goods and products. The story was not represented as a 'declaration of war' by the world media; the headline occurred only in a mass market British newspaper reflecting the sensationalistic style of what is now known as the tabloid press in the UK. The date of the article is important because it coincides with the so-called Ermächtigungsgesetzes which passed parliament the day before."

For the reasons above and many more, it is hard to even fathom how a question like this could be hypothecated. Jews didn't even mount any particular resistance to German actions when they were being forced into ghettos, persecuted openly, or even as the atrocities during the war were occurring. There are very few stories of rebellion or uprising in the extermination and forced labor camps.

It's interesting to note that had Germany taken a stance of hatred that did not include persecuting the Jews, they might well have joined with the political forces there and been significant in making advances of many types toward a German victory. Instead, the Germans used much of their resources on alienating and eliminating the Jewish populace, which included many learned and influential people. Many of those, especially scientific ones, left Germany and became instrumental, even world leaders, in developing things that helped defeat the Axis, and helped advance the societies they joined for years to come.

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