The Pianist: Branding of Jews

The public is informed via newspaper that all Jews must wear a visible blue Star of David whenever they are in public. The decree outlines all of the regulations and specifics on how the emblem should be worn. The instating of this stigma makes the Jewish people bigger targets for discrimination.

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  1. What purpose does it serve to brand the Jews with the Star of David?

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