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A World Without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide

A World Without Jews:  The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide

by Alon Confino,
The Jerusalem Post, June 6, 2014

"The Jews must get out of Germany, indeed out of Europe altogether," Joseph Goebbels wrote in his diary in 1937. "This will take some time yet, but it will and must happen." A year later, on November 9, 1938, Germans arrested Jews, beat them, set synagogues on fire, and burned copies of the Hebrew Bible in hundreds of communities, large and small, throughout the country.