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Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945$
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Marion A. Kaplan

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195171648

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.001.0001

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Career and Employment

Career and Employment

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(p.306) 22 Career and Employment
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Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945
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Trude Maurer

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.003.0023

The two major economic crises of the Weimar Republic — the inflation at the beginning and the Depression at the end — accelerated the stagnation and economic decline that had already begun before World War I. As early as 1933, a social worker predicted that German Jews would experience such grave restrictions in their “economic sphere” that their standard of living would be reduced to the point of ending their “middle-class existence”. This chapter shows how this prediction came true, with the onslaught of discrimination, boycotts, and ultimately “Aryanization” — a euphemism for the Nazi expropriation of Jews.

Keywords:   German Jews, Weimar Republic, Jewish businesses, work, Nazi Germany

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