History of the Jews in Germany  

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German Jews who emigrated to the United States to escape Nazism

Jews have lived in Germany, or "Ashkenaz", at least since the early 4th century, through both periods of tolerance and spasms of antisemitic violence, culminating in the Holocaust and the near-destruction of the Jewish community in Germany and much of Europe, the subsequent division of Germany and reunification, and post-unification immigration of Jews from Russia.

Today, over 200,000 Jews or persons of Jewish descent live in Germany, one of the largest Jewish populations in a European country.



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