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Childhood Experiences of German Jews


23 minutes
Source: Facing History and Ourselves

These excerpts from the testimonies of five German Jews representing different areas of Germany explain what circumstances were like for Jewish children attending school between 1933 and 1939. A principal theme of the montage is antisemitic legislation was applied at various levels of intensity in different areas of Germany and not all Jews felt equally threatened by the discriminatory policies of the prewar Nazi regime. Part of the Elements of Time series.

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