“They bind our hands and then complain that we do not make use of them.” –Moses Mendelssohn Holy Roman Empire Germany under the Old Regime 1600-1790 by John G. Gagliardo German...

“They bind our hands and then complain that we do not make use of them.” –Moses Mendelssohn In 1933, German Jews were looking not forward, but backwards on their own history....

“They bind our hands and then complain that we do not make use of them.” –Moses Mendelssohn When Europe fell into the First World War, German Jews were enthusiastic about the...

“They bind our hands and then complain that we do not make use of them.” –Moses Mendelssohn On July 19, 1870, Prussian chancellor Otto von Bismarck embarked on a successful scheme....

“They bind our hands and then complain that we do not make use of them.” –Moses Mendelssohn In 1848, a series of revolutions, called the Spring of Nations, swept across Europe....

“They bind our hands and then complain that we do not make use of them.” –Moses Mendelssohn In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, anti-Semitic violence in the German-speaking lands (there were...

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Welcome to one of those posts that is secretly derived from my thesis research. Contains mention of the Holocaust. My research is still in its early stages, so this breakdown of...