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Limberg - Chapter 04

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Buy and Download Description Daily life also changed for Jews after January 30, 1933. Jews became increasingly isolated when non-Jewish Germans, with whom they had been acquainted or who had even been their friends, withdrew—sometimes abruptly, but usually slowly and silently. The vast majority of Germans feared reprisals and both professional and personal disadvantages if they continued to cultivate their previous contacts with Jews. Only a very few were courageous enough to put aside such fears. Close neighbors talked less than they had before. Even good acquaintances stopped saying hello to one another. This was particularly hard for older people who had long lived in familiar surroundings and now felt rejected, and for Jews for whom involvement in clubs or organizations had been a central component in their lives. They had worked long and hard for other people, and now they were expelled or were asked to resign. The social climate was poisoned. Jews, when they were identified as such, were increasingly insulted and even abused in public. In store and restaurant windows, as at the entrance to towns, there were more and more signs with the slogan, "Jews are not wanted!" and park benches were labeled with the words, "Aryans only!" Daily life also changed for Jews after January 30, 1933. Jews became increasingly isolated when non-Jewish Germans, with whom they had been acquainted or who had even been their friends, withdrew—sometimes abruptly, but usually slowly and s
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