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Training Video for Educators: Nazi Racial Antisemitism

Why the Jews

Antisemitism is the prejudice against or hatred of Jews. By incorporating the long history of antisemitism into your study of the Holocaust, students learn the Holocaust didn’t occur within a vacuum but it was the culmination of centuries of anti-Jewish actions and prejudices. Learning about antisemitism helps students recognize that European Jews in the 1930s and 1940s did not do anything to deserve being targeted and also helps students identify and reject antisemitic stereotypes today.