A ghetto is a part of a city in which members of a minority group live, especially
because of social, legal, or economic pressure. The term was originally used in ...
During the Holocaust, the creation of ghettos was a key step in the Nazi process
of separating, persecuting, and ultimately destroying Europe's Jews. Key Facts.
The ghetto was not a Nazi invention. Its origins can be traced back to medieval
times, when restrictions on the places where Jews were allowed to reside were ...
Confining Jews in ghettos was not Hitler's brainchild. For centuries, Jews had
faced persecution, and were often forced to live in designated areas called
During World War II, the Nazis established more than 400 ghettos in order to
isolate Jews from the non-Jewish population and from neighboring Jewish c ...
Ghetto is an urban section of a city serving as compulsory residential quarter for
Jews. Generally surrounded by a wall shutting it off from the rest of the city, ...
The Ban on Births in the Shavli Ghetto (July 1942); Himmler Orders Liquidation of
Ostland Ghettos (June 1943); Decree for Establishment of Budapest Ghetto ...
Jewish communities living in small towns and villages across Nazi-occupied
Poland were to be transferred to ghettos set up within the cities. Each of these ...
Ghetto definition, a section of a city, especially a thickly populated slum area,
inhabited predominantly by members of an ethnic or other minority group, often
Jan 18, 2002 ... One of the favorite forms of “amusement" for Nazi soldiers was to go up to the old
Jewish men and cut off their sidelocks. A witness now living in ...