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 Germans aimed to control this sizable Jewish population by forcing Jews to
reside in marked-off sections of towns and cities the Nazis called "ghettos" or ...
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 Holocaust: Ghettos ... List of Major Ghettos ... Ghettos (June 1943); Decree
for Establishment of Budapest Ghetto (November 1944); Memories from Kishinev
jury-rigged, improvised, or home-made (usually with extremely cheap or sub-
standard components), yet still deserving of an odd sense of respect from ghetto
The Nazis set up Jewish ghettos all across the occupied countries. This allowed
them to isolate the Jews from the general population, thereby restricting the ...