As Warsaw ghetto historian Emanuel Ringelblum wrote in 1942, “Even in the most barbaric times, a human spark glowed in the rudest heart, and children were spared. It would devour the dearest of us, those who arouse the greatest compassion—our innocent children.” Liberation from Nazi tyranny brought no end to the sufferings of the few Jewish children who survived the Holocaust.
Many would face the future without parents, grandparents, or siblings.
Rhode claims that companies discriminate people on their looks, because attractiveness is “job-related” and they want a person with an attractive appearance to represent their company. Rhode states that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and the fact that a boss has the power to say who is “attractive” or “unattractive” really gives employees a disadvantage in their job.
This limits the person to show how good they can turn out to be in a certain job.
Of the estimated 216,000 Jewish youngsters deported to Auschwitz, only 6,700 teenagers were selected for forced labor; nearly all the others were sent directly to the gas chambers.
When the camp was liberated on January 27, 1945, Soviet troops found just 451 Jewish children among the 9,000 surviving prisoners.
Mobile killing squads followed the German army into the Soviet Union in June 1941, and by the end of the year, murdered almost 1 million Jewish men, women, and children.
That December, the Chelmno killing center began operation.
More than one million of the victims were children.
Driven by a racist ideology that viewed Jews as “parasitic vermin” worthy only of eradication, the Nazis implemented genocide on an unprecedented scale.