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    against Jews as a religious, ethnic, or racial group is known as antisemitism. Antisemitism was a centuries old phenomenon. Jews in Europe had always been a minority. In some countries , Jews could not own land, attend school, or practice certain professions. The Holocaust, which was between 1933 and 1945, is history’s most extreme example of antisemitism. A German journalist that was named Wilhelm Marr originated the term antisemitism in 1879. Which symbolized the hatred of Jews, and also hatred of

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    Antisemitism in the Middle Ages

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    In the year of 1492, most people instantly think of the Columbus’ discovery of the New World. But in the joy of the discovery of the New World also comes the tragedy of the Old World. The Spanish Inquisition was one of the darkest periods of time in Jewish history. Christianity’s view of other religions as inferior is portrayed in many well-known pieces of literature, including one of William Shakespeare’s most famous plays, The Merchant of Venice. Towering over Shakespeare’s romantic comedy

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    think that there is not a difference between the antisemitism that occurred between 1817 and 1914 and Nazi antisemitism. However, there are distinctions that make them separate, and there are a few things they share. Conventional antisemitism occurred as a way to control the Jews and manipulate their lives. Nazi antisemitism on the other hand, was mostly violent behavior directed toward Jews to eliminate the population. Conventional and Nazi antisemitism were different mainly because the Nazis brutally

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    Before taking this course, I was under the impression that anti-Judaism and antisemitism were one and the same; however, in lecture YPS emphasized that there was a distinction between the two. While both anti-Judaism and antisemitism refer to hostility directed at those identified as Jews, anti-Judaism refers to the negative attitudes manifested towards adherents of the Jewish religion. By contrast, antisemitism takes on a more politically and racially-charged tone by not discriminating against Jews

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    Deutsche Kunst und Deutsche Politik, Wagner spoke of the "harmful influence of Jewry on the morality of the nation," adding that the subversive power of Jewry stands in contrast to the German psyche. 2- Eger tries to prove that the roots of Hitler's antisemitism did not have their origins in Wagner. Eger reduces Wagner's antisemitic rages to jealousy over the operatic triumphs of another Jewish composer, his contemporary, Giacomo Meyerbeer. Wagner's Jew-hating pronouncements are quoted in the company of

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    Ehret, Ulrike. Church, Nation, and Race: Catholics and Antisemitism in Germany and England. 1918-1945. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012. In chapter five, Ehret argues that the failure on part of the Catholic Church to speak out against Jewish persecution is due to its strong stance against communism as well as fear of persecution by the Nazi movement. The idea of the hatred of communism is explained to be centered on Atheism therefore it was considered to be a lesser evil compared to

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    For centuries, the world we live in has been filled with hatred towards different, race, ethnicity, religion and cultural differences. A very good example of this is Antisemitism, which is the hatred of the Jewish faith. This is believed to have started in Europe around the Middle Ages time frame. This intensified in Germany after World War 1 (1914-1918) where majority of Jewish minorities lived. Hitler who was the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi for short) hated the

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    Antisemitism In Poland

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    signed between the French and Nazis. France was split into two. Vichy France in the south, and Northern France which was under Nazi occupation. There was a collaboration between Vichy France, and the Reich. This resulted in the Increase of anti-Jewish measures, Aryanisation, and anti-Jewish violence. Like the Dutch, the French also participated in hiding Jews from deportation. However, anti-Semitism still remained prevalent, especially in Vichy France through religious antisemitism.There was also

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    Antisemitism can't be comprehended without mulling over the disdain for Jews that Hitler had. Amid the second half of the nineteenth century, as the Jews' liberation all through a large portion of Europe prompted their expanding combination into society and into the cutting edge economy, it evoked a backfire. Against Semitism, some of it dangerous, ascended over the landmass, incorporating into Germany. “The Jew has always been a people with definite racial characteristics and never a religion.”(Hitler

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    Introduction Did Pope Pius XII silence make him an antisemite? What is antisemitism? Antisemitism is refers to anti-Jewish prejudice, to feelings of suspicion, contempt, hostility, and hatred towards Jews, both those who follow the religion of Israel and those who are merely of Jewish percentage (1). One who discriminates against or who is hostile towards or prejudiced against Jews is considered an antisemite. The term antisemitism was coined in the 1870s by Wilhelm Marr, a German journalist, who wanted

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