1. The Holocaust- The Holocaust was when the German Nazis slaughtered millions of people, not only Jewish, but other communities like Gypsies. The Jews were the majority of the people who were put into concentration camps and/or sent to death camps. Hitler wanted the extermination of the Jewish population.

2. Babylonians conquered Israel and destroyed the Temple in 586 B.C. This is horrible because religion was very important to the Jews.

3. The Greeks conquer Israel and persecute the Jews. The Torah was also translated into Greek.

4. Romans conquer Jerusalem and burn down the Temple on the 9th of Av, in about 70 A.D.

5. Enslavement of Jews in Egypt- The Jews were enslaved by the Egyptians in about 1428 B.C. The Egyptians treated them harshly and made them build different structures. The Jews did not build the pyramids for the Egyptians.

6. The Inquisition- The Jews were kicked out of Spain around 1492 A.D. because Jews that converted to Christianity were still secretly Jewish. Spain wanted to be a pure Christian country.