And its subject is an oratorio that in musical circles notoriously represents the Third Reich's attempts to "Aryanize
The overall title was Apartheid Is a Heresy, and Bosch's piece was entitled "Nothing but a Heresy." For him, the issue was that identity in terms of race was being preferred to the common identity given to all people in the church, basically the same protest that Karl Barth and others had raised in the Barmen Declaration against acquiescence by the "German Christians" to Nazi pressure to "aryanize
" the church and to expel Jewish Christians from the ministry.
The German Jews were forced to aryanize
. This meant that Jews had to give up their shops to Nazis for little or nothing.
On the field of theology, some scholars strove to "Aryanize
" Christianity by trying to prove that Jesus was not Jewish, but rather an Aryan, and by editing out all positive references to Jews and Judaism from the Bible.
This gave him the authority to "Aryanize
" (i.e., plunder) Jewish businesses, and he often pocketed the money.
Does the crime of complicity in genocide, as it stands today, differ enough from Rasche's prosecution for his financial support (through Dresdner Bank) of SS and Reich efforts to "Aryanize
" occupied territories, to deport maltreat civilians in occupied territories, and to persecute Jews and other "undesirables"?
She alleged (1) that the Nazi Government had wrongfully taken the paintings from her Jewish uncle to "aryanize
" them; (2) that the pre-World War II and wartime Austrian government took part in the wrongful seizure of the paintings; (3) that the current Austrian government deceived the heirs as to the circumstances under which it had obtained the paintings; and (4) that Austria and the Austrian Gallery are now wrongfully asserting ownership of the Klimt paintings.