Why were the Nuremberg laws passed?
The Nuremberg laws were passed as a response to the atrocities of the wars. They were meant to prevent more horrible things from happening.
The Nürnberg Laws (as distinct from the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials, a more or less unrelated set of trials that happened to be held about ten years later in the same city where the laws were introduced) were a set of anti-semitic laws passed in Nazi Germany in 1935. You can see the related links for a detailed explanation.
The Nuremberg Laws of 1935 are the laws you probably are referring to. However, prior to that, from approximately 1923-1933, various edicts and laws were passed, which were also designed to do the same thing. The Nuremberg Laws simply made those actions official policy, and set out in detailed ways exactly why Germany's leaders felt such laws were needed and how to go about "legally" enforcing them.
The Nuremberg Laws were anti-Semitic laws Hitler had passed that took rights away from Jews living in Germany. These laws also took away their citizenship in effect. This was also followed up by Kristallnacht, when Jewish stores were destroyed and many Jews were assaulted by the German SA. Their purpose was to take away many freedoms, liberties, and rights that were held by German Jews.
The Nuremberg Laws introduced by the Nazi party in 1935 were designed to define who was considered a Jew, and concurrently deprive Jews of any and all civil rights, including the right to marry in Germany. The term "Mischling" (part-Jewish) was established to determine the ethnic classification of those with mixed heritage.
The Nuremberg Laws of 1935 were antisemitic laws in Nazi Germany which were introduced at the annual Nazi Party rally in Nuremberg. The laws classified people as German if all four of their grandparents were of "German or kindred blood", while people were classified as Jews if they descended from three or four Jewish grandparents. A person with one or two Jewish grandparents was a Mischling, a crossbreed, of "mixed blood".The Nuremberg Laws deprived Jews…