Nazi anti-Jewish boycott

Soon after the Nazis assumed power in Germany, they launched a campaign to deprive Jews of their place in society. The effort began with an organized boycott of Jewish-owned businesses. Gangs arrested Jews, painted "Jews forbidden" onto shop windows, chanted antisemitic slogans, and blocked store entrances.


[Chanting] Germans, defend yourselves. Watch out, Jews. Germans, defend yourselves. Don't buy from Jews. [Chanting]. Germans, free yourselves of Jewish leadership! Germans, defend yourselves!


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