It is followed by New York, with 1.9 million, Haifa 655,000, Los Angeles 621,000, Jerusalem 570,000, and southeast Florida 514,000.In 2001, 8 countries had a Jewish population of 100,000 or more; another 5 countries had 50,000 or more.Nor were the Jews given a chance to reform or correct their ways.German homosexuals willing to accept therapy and rehabilitation would certainly have been spared, as would have the masses of Poles and Russians had they acquiesced to Aryan conquest of their lands. Spiritual War At no point were the religious texts, objects, edifices or spiritual leaders of other populations targeted as were those of the Jews.The formulation of the "Final Solution" to the Jewish problem in January 1942 did not treat the Polish or Russian ethnic problem or outline worldwide extermination of homosexuals, but dealt exclusively with the anticipated extermination of the 11 million Jews of Europe.
Without detracting in any way from the gravity of the crimes perpetrated against all victims of Nazism, it seems that major distinctions exist between their Jewish and non-Jewish victims: Only the Jews were singled out for total destruction.
As an acute danger threatened the German people from Jewry alone, the law aims primarily at the prevention of further mixing of blood with the Jews." The government-sponsored pogroms in November 1938 did not include Polish nationals or businesses or Catholic churches.
Mass Jewish emigration was Germany's goal at that point.
In light of these facts, re-framing the Holocaust as an outburst of racism or the effort of Fascism to eradicate human freedom is no less than a conscious distortion of history and a denial of the lessons that need to be learned.
The genocide of innocent peoples deemed inferior or unproductive emanated from Nazi Germany's drive to exterminate the Jewish value system that teaches the inherent human rights of all people.