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From which Jews are excluded (originally with reference to organizations in Nazi Germany):‘the Nazis sought to make Germany ‘judenrein’’
- ‘Twelve years of Nazism had been enough to make Germany judenrein.’
- ‘I realize full well that there are considerable differences between cultural genocide and mass murder, but in the end what concerns me is an increasingly judenrein America.’
- ‘Now, it seems, it is his turn to be demonized as his proposed evacuation from the Gaza Strip settlements comes to be labeled as a process aimed at making the Land of Israel judenrein - i.e., cleansed of Jews.’
- ‘His goal was to continue until the entire planet was judenrein.’
German, free of Jews.
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