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

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