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the organized massacre of Jews
a group of people known for traveling, who traditionally live by seasonal work, semi-legal trade, and fortune telling
a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority. Originally used to describe place where Jews were segregated from larger community.
a place where large numbers of people are deliberately imprisoned, usually for forced labor or execution. (ex. Auschwitz, Dachau)
a building where a Jewish congregation comes together for religious worship.
the mass murder of Jews and other 'undesirables' by the German Nazi regime in the 1930s and 1940s.
a person who is white, and not of Jewish or other descent.
destruction or slaughter on a mass scale (ex. 2008 Tsunami, Haiti earthquake)
comparing someone to a non-human in order to deprive them of human qualities (ex. comparing women to female dogs; comparing Jewish people to rats)
laws passed in 1935 that took away citizenship and rights of German Jews
a refusal to buy products or goods as an act of protest.
a Middle-Eastern territory thought to be the original homeland of the Jews
a movement towards reestablishment of a Jewish homeland in the area of Palestine, which is now Israel
information used with the intent to mislead or misinform.
forced departure from home because of war, persecution, or natural forces
extreme patriotic feelings, creating a sense of superiority over other nations (ex. us > everyone else)
hostility or prejudice against people of Jewish faith
the religion of Jewish people
a youth group for German kids, used to promote Nazism and the Aryan ideal
a mass meeting of people supporting the same cause.

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