Eichmann in Jerusalem


Hannah Arendt

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German for “clean of Jews.”
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Judenrein Term Timeline in Eichmann in Jerusalem

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Chapter 9: Deportations from the Reich—Germany, Austria, and the Protectorate
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...he was transferred to primarily coordinating deportations, and the top priority was making the Reich “judenrein” (“clean” of Jews). The Nazis first passed legislation forcing Jews to wear yellow stars, depriving... (full context)
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...Jews, and “we shall see shortly” what became of them. Ultimately, Hitler declared the Reich judenrein in 1943; 265,000 were deported, and few escaped. (full context)