Jews, Church, & Civilization VI

1926 CE:COCO CHANEL INTRODUCES HER SIGNATURE “LITTLE BLACK DRESS”

1933 CE:  ANTI–JEWISH LEGISLATION IN GERMANY

April 8: The Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service

The Civil Service Law prohibited Jews from holding public service jobs. These included the civil service, army, labor service, commerce, teachers and lawyers.

1933 CE:  HAAVARA (TRANSFER) AGREEMENT

Germany: August 25: Authorized 60,000  German Jews to emigrate to Palestine by 1939 in a complex financial arrangement with Nazi Germany – criticized by (Revisionist Zionist leader) Jabotinsky.

The agreement was essentially between the German Zionist Federation working with the Jewish Agency (in Palestine) – and the Nazi regime.

1933 CE:  MIES VAN DER ROHE

Germany: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was one of the founders of the International Style of architecture. He was forced by the Nazis to close the avant–garde Bauhaus architecture and design school in Berlin which he headed, which had been founded in 1919 in Weimer by architect/designer Walter Gropius.

Mies van der Rohe moved to the USA in 1937, and became head of the Illinois Institute of Technology. Later, in 1958 he would design the 38–story gold glass Seagram Building on Park Avenue in NY: Like the 24–story blue–green glass Lever Brothers Building icon across the street; (designed by Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill)

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