Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Did The Nazis Steal Christmas?

 In recent years, the topic of Nazis and Christmas has been re-visited a few times. Why?

Swastika Christmas tree ornaments, "Germanic" cookies and made-up traditions: A new exhibition highlights how the Nazis tried to take Christ out of Christmas. But their attempts to hijack a festival that began with the birth of a Jewish child weren't entirely successful.


If the Nazis were sworn enemies of Christianity, why were they so obsessed with Christmas? And how did they square celebrating the season of goodwill with their racialist policies?
And read on here.

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