at the following sources:
First their synagogues should be set on fire, and whatever does not
burn up should be covered or spread over with dirt so that no one may
ever be able to see a stone of it. ...their homes should be broken down
and destroyed...passport and travelling privileges should be absolutely
forbidden to the Jews...all their cash and valuables should be taken
from them. To sum up...if this advice of mine does not suit you, then
find a better one and we may all be free of this insufferable devilish
burden - the Jews.
I must certainly regard the Jewish race as the born enemy of pure
man and of all nobility in them and am convinced that we Germans in
particular will be destroyed by them.
This world wide Jewish conspiracy for the overthrow of civilisation
and for the reconstitution of society on the basis of arrested development...has
been steadily growing.
Should the Jew...triumph over the people of this world, his crown
will be the funeral wreath of mankind, and this planet will once again
follow its orbit through ether, without any human life on its surface,
as it did millions of years ago...Hence today I believe that I am acting
in accordance with the will of the Almighty creator: by defending myself
against the Jew, I am fighting for the work of the Lord.
One of these
four sources comes from Hitler's book "Mein Kampf" (My Struggle) published
in 1925. Can you tell which one?
were written in - 1543, 1881 and 1920. Can you sort out the different
sources into their correct order?
one of them appeared in an English newspaper. Can you tell which one?
that the four quotations span nearly 400 years yet all seem to be saying
the same thing should point out that anti-Semitism was nothing new by
the time that Hitler came to power in 1933. Yet until Hitler there had
been no attempt at the total extermination of the Jewish race in Europe.
a historian, has described the treatment of Jews as follows:
the fourth century after Christ there have been three anti-Jewish policies:
conversion, expulsion and annihilation. The second appeared as an alternative
to the first, and the third emerged as an alternative to the second."
But why should
this hatred of the Jews have been in existence for so long? Since before
the birth of Christ, Jews have been either admired or hated. Why should
one religious group have been so selected for hatred and finally, for