INSTITUTIONALIZING ANTI-SEMITISM IN THE HALLS OF CONGRESS

INSTITUTIONALIZING ANTI-SEMITISM IN THE HALLS OF CONGRESS


Where does this leave Democratic Jews?

By Abraham H. Miller

Hitler did not wake up one morning and decide to issue an order to murder the Jews of Germany. German Jews were well integrated and assimilated in Germany despite anti-Semitism. Neither the Nazis nor their ideology gained a majority among the German electorate prior to the Nazis seizure of power. In the last free German election, prior to the burning of the Reichstag, the Nazis lost votes.

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