Anti-Semitism is a phenomenon dating back to the Middle Ages and indicates hateful behaviour towards those who practice the Jewish religion. This aversion has, over the centuries, often resulted in acts of discrimination, violence and persecution. The explicit anti-Semitic actions in Germany were implemented from 1933, in order to safeguard the so-called Aryan race, considered superior,… Continua a leggere Who were the persecuted?
The Nazis were those who supported and shared the ideology of the National socialism, more commonly called Nazism. National socialism is a political movement created in the first post-war period by Adolf Hitler, Gottfried Feder, Dietrich Eckart, Rudolf Hess, Hermann Göring and Alfred Rosenberg. Adolf Hitler wrote and published Mein Kampf in 1925, in which… Continua a leggere Who were the nazis?
«Unfortunately, on October 16th my aunt Ida was deported, with my three little cousins… The sum of their age was 30… My brother, my cousin and I took refuge in the “Nobile di Mondragone”… we had documents and a new surname: “Sbardella”…» Graziano Sonnino’s testimony tells us that an open door, a refuge, a hiding… Continua a leggere Who was protecting the Jews?