Albert Einstein, Emma Lazarus, Gold Meir and Bob Dylan are some of the most celebrated Jewish people that the world has ever witnessed. Jewish ancestry can be traced back to Biblical patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. This community has a very gripping history of its own. The origins of Jews can be traced back to the Judah tribes of Israel. The name ‘Jew’ was derived from ‘yehudi’, which in Hebrew means "Hebrew, the language of the kingdom of Judah’. Members of this community have been subjected to expulsions, harsh persecutions and unjust discrimination several times. However, the most horrific episode of torture was the ‘holocaust’ in Europe, during the regime of Adolf Hitler.
He was always rational about hating Jews, as he was perceptual about the fact that they would impure the breed of the germans. After rising to power, the German Chancellor left no stone unturned to wipe out the Jewish community. The nazi forces destroyed the shops belonging to Jews and threw them out of their jobs and then passed a new law snatching of their citizenship as Germans. During the Second World War, Hitler had set up several concentration camps in Poland and burnt the Jews in gas chambers. To know more about the Jews, go through these famous Jewish quotations and sayings.