Essays Tagged: "jewish population"

Similarities between WW1 and The destruction of the Second Temple

repelled the enemy a number of times. So savage was the resistance that the campaign to destroy the Jewish population took much longer and cost more troops than anticipated. Street by street the fight ... end the Jews had taken a heavy toll on their enemy but the city lay in smoking ruins. The remaining Jewish survivors were rounded up to be used as slave laborers or to be killed.What episode in Jewish ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


example in this century was the attempt by Nazi Germany during the 1930's and1940's to destroy the Jewish population of Europe, known as the Holocaust. By the end of WorldWar II, 6 million Jews had b ... 6 million Jews had been killed in Nazi concentration camps.The known objective of the Nazi rule was Jewish extinction. In November 1938, shortlyafter the assassination of a German diplomat in Paris by ...

(4 pages) 149 0 3.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

An essay on jewish superstitions and how they negatively effect the jewish community as compared to Teyve the dairyman

Superstitions have unpleasant effects on the Jewish population regarding the Jewish religion. Jewish people such as Isaac Bashevis Singer's fathe ... os Singer is the belief of superstitions by Itchele. Superstitions have become the backbone for the Jewish religion. In the book A Day of Pleasure , Bathsheba Singer, Pinchos's husband, is a very rati ... asure , Bathsheba Singer, Pinchos's husband, is a very rational, very realistic, and very skeptical Jewish woman. Jewish tradition teaches that you are not to allow yourself to believe in these supers ...

(8 pages) 64 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Remeberings" by Pauline Wengeroff: Jewish Enlightenment in Russia.

In Pauline Wengeroff's memoir, Rememberings, we see the effects of the Jewish Enlightenment on Russian culture. In each region that was a home to Jews in the early ninetee ... was a home to Jews in the early nineteenth century, Enlightenment took hold amongst portions of the Jewish population. One of the goals of the Enlightenment was to make Jews more cultured and to be mo ... . Wengeroff respects the broader education aspects of the enlightenment, but mourns the loss of key Jewish traditions, such as the Sabbath, and Talmud-study.Wengeroff describes a clear picture of her ...

(5 pages) 51 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"The Pianist."

strong examples are given to show the horrible treatment and rules that the Germans forced upon the Jewish people. For example, some restaurants would not allow Jewish people to come inside. Later on ... to wear armbands that they must wear on their right arm. On the armband was the Star of David - the Jewish religious symbol. Jews were slaughtered for no reason besides the fact that they were Jewish. ...

(2 pages) 62 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Grandad's Gifts"

d War Jews had been settling in Australia since the first fleet arrived. Between eight and fourteen Jewish convicts are believed to have been part of the first fleet that arrived in Australia on 26th ... to have been part of the first fleet that arrived in Australia on 26th January 1788. The first free Jewish settler is believed to have arrived in the year 1816. Organised Jewish life in Australia bega ...

(5 pages) 24 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"What are the reasons for Anne Frank's response to the love ethic in her novel, 'The Diary of a Young Girl'" ?Accounts for Franks reaction to the helpers actions.

to hiding in an attempt to escape persecution from the Nazi regime that was tormenting the European Jewish population. They shared the arduous and intense confines of the 'secret annex', a small serie ... y calls them, found themselves in as they were told by their government and society not to love the Jewish people, but they did so regardless. This is the primary catalyst for the overwhelming gratitu ...

(6 pages) 37 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

History of the HOlocaust

ist that Hitler's intent, even before the war, was to systematically and effectively annihilate the Jewish population from the world. On the other side of this argument is Functionalism. This ideology ... any factors over the course of the war. Botwinick argues that Hitler did want to rid Germany of the Jewish race but, that the systematic killing of every Jew was not his initial plan. Thus, she reluct ...

(4 pages) 66 1 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Judaism in Australia

788. There were between 8 and 14 of them on the first transport that reached Sydney. The first free Jewish migrants arrived in Australia in 1816, and the first Jewish religious organization was set up ... tralia in 1816, and the first Jewish religious organization was set up in 1817.An increase by 10000 Jewish migrants started in 1861 and ended in 1901. This means that 200 new Jewish people migrated to ...

(2 pages) 31 1 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Why did the Nazis treatment of the Jews change from 1939-45?

more Jews came under Nazi rule as the SS took control.The mobile killing acted swiftly, taking the Jewish population by surprise. The killers entered a town or city and rounded up all Jewish men, wom ... clothing, which was later sent for use in Germany.On September 21 1941 for example, the eve of the Jewish New Year, a mobile killing squad entered Ejszyszki, a small town in what is now Lithuania. Th ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Confronting History and Realizing National Identity: A Critical Analysis of Jan T. Gross's Neighbors.

their national history will never be complete. This is particularly relevant in Poland because its Jewish population constituted a significant portion of its overall population. While Gross does not ... Jedwabne this tension reached a climax when its gentile population effectively murdered 1600 of its Jewish neighbors. Unfortunately, this scene is all to familiar in the context of the Holocaust and t ...

(5 pages) 63 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Oskar Schindler (1908-1974)

help him?"Before the outbreak of war, Poland had been a relative haven for European Jews--Krakow's Jewish population numbered over 50,000. But when Germany invaded, destruction began immediately and ... ciless. Jews were herded into crowded ghettos, randomly beaten and humiliated, capriciously killed. Jewish property and businesses were summarily destroyed, or appropriated by the SS and 'sold' to Naz ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Using Viktor Frankl, Hitler, and Sartre sources to show that we have to make our own choices: :"Lessons in Choosing"

in the nation were enormous and beyond belief. These problems were said to be caused mainly by the Jewish population. Anti-Semitism, this hostility towards the Jews was seen as a religious and social ... ler quickly rose to power within the political party with his ways to help the nation rid it of the Jewish burden. Hitler's justification of why Germany should get rid of the Jews, as well as other ex ...

(8 pages) 63 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Displacement Of Jews During The Holocaust (bibliography included)

illing of six million Jews by the Nazi regime. The Holocaust claimed the lives of about six million Jewish people - men and woman, boys and girls, young and old. As soon as Adolf Hitler took power in ... ng and old. As soon as Adolf Hitler took power in 1933, the German government passed laws to remove Jewish people's rights as citizens. To differentiate between Jews and non-Jews, the Nazis made the J ...

(4 pages) 48 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Romania: Their Contribution to the Holocaust.

for the deaths of between 280 000 and 400 000 Jews during the Holocaust, approximately half of its Jewish population. Their contribution of soldiers was second only to Nazi Germany itself, and was mo ... egislation included several discriminatory and exclusionary policies, as well as encouraging forced Jewish labour. These new laws and legislations added to that, and were openly inspired by the Nazi N ...

(7 pages) 30 0 1.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Evaluate Nazi treatment of the Jews.

he Jew." This statement from Adolf Hitler's book, Mein Kampf, demonstrates his bitter hatred of the Jewish race. Such violent hatred led to the murder of approximately six million Jews under the autho ... Jews under the authority of Adolf Hitler. In Hitler's early life he developed an abhorrence of the Jewish race as he was once prohibited by a Jewish trade union member to continue working as a builde ...

(7 pages) 33 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Dispersion of the Jews: Are the Jews a rootless group of people?

The Dispersion of Jews.Through out history, lots of rulers and nations have oppressed their Jewishpopulation, by trying to massacre them. They have tried to eliminate them by expellingthem fro ... they went. They were even expelled from their homeland and where ever itwas they went to live. The Jewish dispersion started under the Roman Empire, the Jewswere scattered in different lands and they ...

(4 pages) 34 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

WW2: Holocaust Reflection Assignment (Schindler's List)

y forget what they had gone through. It also made clear the steps taken by Nazis to exterminate the Jewish population of Germany. The fascist leader of Germany at this time was Adolf Hitler. Germans, ... nced this from the very first scene, where the Jews were sad and leaving their homes on a train.The Jewish businessmen lost their companies and factories. A businessman in the movie was in the immigra ...

(3 pages) 51 1 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Explain the nature and impact of Nazi propaganda, terror and repression on the Jewish community between 1933 and 1945.

In explaining the nature and impact of Nazi propaganda, terror and repression on the Jewish community one must acknowledge the underlying anti-Semitic sentiments prevalent in the nation ... end of the Second World War in 1945 he exploited these sentiments through propaganda by making the Jewish population a scapegoat for national frustrations. These feelings inspired acts of violence up ... jor resistance. Repressive measures, including the Nuremburg Laws, aimed at gradually stripping the Jewish people of their basic human rights. All of these measures combined ultimately led to the 'Fin ...

(5 pages) 26 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Research task into religion in Australia post 1945 - part one: Trends, Part two: Causes and Effects, Part Three: Ramifications, Part Four: What can churches do?

ncrease in Non-Christian religions in Australian society- Increase in Islamic, Buddhist, Hindu, and Jewish population* The increase in people not identifying with any religion* Church Attendance in al ...

(9 pages) 37 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith