Distinctive marks for Jews have existed in many Christian countries and have been a policy of anti-Semitism since the first centuries of Christianity in power. The Nazis in Germany revived the practice of segregating Jews, but this time based on racial criteria. Jews were required to wear yellow stars sewn on the front and back of their clothes, under severe punishment, in the absence of a "sign of shame.
Wikipedia gives a definition of modern Semitic peoples: The modern Semitic peoples include Arabs, Jews, Maltese, Lebanese, Assyrians, descendants of the ancient representatives of the southern subgroup of the South Semites in South Arabia (Makhri, Shahri, Socotrians, etc.), Amhara, Tigers, Tigers, etc. several other ethnic groups in Ethiopia. The Old Testament for Christians, the Torah for the Jews, calls a number of the Middle East peoples "the sons of Shem," the eldest son of Noah.
Symptoms of the disease of anti-Semitism: unreasonable hatred of a certain ethnic group, bouts of rage, violence, lust for murder, and destruction under certain circumstances. Fear of finding in the blood of their ancestors the carrier of the "cursed seed." The hereditary and acquired form of mental illness is considered. Types of anti-Semitism: religious, racist, state, scientific, philosophical, antique, nationalistic, modern.
Apostle Paul (Shaul) I speak the truth in Christ, I do not lie, my conscience testifies to me in the Holy Spirit, that great sorrow for me and unceasing torment to my heart: I would like to myself be excommunicated from Christ for my brothers, my relatives in the flesh, that is, the Israelites, to whom belong adoption and glory and covenants and statutes and worship and promises; theirs are the fathers, and of them is Christ according to the flesh ...
Despite the direct prohibition of the Apostle Paul (the Pharisee Shaul became the Apostle Paul, becoming a Christian), many Orthodox Saints have a negative attitude towards the Jews. St. John Chrysostom calls the synagogues "the dwelling of demons, where they do not worship God, there is a place of idolatry and equates the Jews with pigs and goats," condemns all Jews that they "... in their lust and excessive greed are no better than pigs and goats ...
Jews throughout Nazi-occupied Europe were forced to wear a yellow star badge as a means of identification. This was not a new idea; since the Middle Ages, many other societies have forced their Jewish citizens to wear badges to identify themselves.
Archbishop of Canterbury Stephen Langton orders English Jews to wear a white armband, two fingers wide and four fingers long. 1227 The Synod of Narbonne decides: “To distinguish Jews from others, we ordain and strongly order that in the center of their chest (their clothes) they wear an oval badge, one finger wide and half the size of a palm tall.
In a highly anticipated document on the church's role in the Holocaust, the Vatican defended Pope Pius XII, who led the church during the war, from accusations that he turned a blind eye to the systematic killing of Jews. Some critics say that Pius was guided by ecclesiastical religious prejudices dating back to the death of Jesus Christ.
Union "Jews for Justice" was created for those who are looking for answers to the main questions in life: Who am I? How can I help those who come after me? You can shy away from uncomfortable questions all your life. But sooner or later, our children and grandchildren will have to answer.
The Holocaust is just a consequence of 2,000 years of hatred and anti-Semitism (anti-Jewish) sown by the Fathers of the Holy Church. Pope Wojtyla, John Paul II, tried to build a new relationship between the Church and the Jewish people. The Pope asked God for forgiveness. From God for hostile and derogatory actions towards Jews. I hope God forgave him. He was the first to admit the Church guilt of Christianity "of those who inflicted suffering on His children.