Jewish History 1914 - 1948

The May Laws

Primary historical text: Russia, 1881

VEDEM, Terezin 1942-1944

The secret magazine of the boys of Terezin.

Jewish History, 1914 to 1948

The Jewish experience between 1914 and 1948 begins and ends with war. In 1914, WWI began, a watershed in both European and Jewish history, as it marked the end of four great empires: the Tsarist, Ottoman, Austro-Hungarian, and German Reich.

Soviet Jewry Between the Wars

Soviet Jewry Between Wars. World War I and the Jews. Jewish History from 1914 - 1948. Modern Jewish History. Jewish History and Community.

The Balfour Declaration of 1917

A landmark in efforts to secure a Jewish state.

After the Holocaust

Refugees and trials of the Nazis.

Ghettos Under the Nazis

During World War II, the Nazis established more than 400 ghettos for the purpose of isolating and controlling the Jews.

The Final Solution

How the Nazis planned and executed the systematic murder of European Jewry.

1939-1945: World War II

How the Nazis incorporated genocide into their conquest of Europe.

Nazi Germany 1933-1939: Early Stages of Persecution

How Hitler laid the groundwork for genocide.