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Julius Streicher

Julius Streicher was a member of the Nazi Party. He was the founder and publisher of the virulently antisemitic newspaper Der Stürmer, which became a central element of the Nazi propaganda machine, his publishing firm released three antisemitic books for children, including the 1938 Der Giftpilz, one of the most widespread pieces of propaganda, which warned about the supposed dangers Jews posed by using the metaphor of an attractive yet deadly mushroom. The publishing firm was financially successful and made Streicher a multi-millionaire. At the end of the war, Streicher was convicted of crimes against humanity in the Nuremberg trials and was executed. Streicher was born in Fleinhausen, in the Kingdom of Bavaria, one of nine children of the teacher Friedrich Streicher and his wife Anna, he worked as an elementary school teacher. In 1913, Streicher married a baker's daughter, in Nuremberg, they had two sons and Elmar. Streicher joined the German Army in 1914. For his outstanding combat performance during the First World War, he was awarded the Iron Cross 1st and 2nd Class, as well as earning a battlefield commission as an officer, despite having several reported instances of poor behaviour in his military record, at a time when officers were from aristocratic families.

Following the end of World War I, Streicher was returned to Nuremberg. Upon his return, Streicher took up another teaching position there but something unknown happened in 1919, which turned him into a "radical anti-Semite." Streicher was influenced by the endemic antisemitism of pre-war Germany that of Theodor Fritsch. In February 1919, Streicher became active in the antisemitic Deutschvölkischer Schutz- und Trutzbund, one of the various radical-nationalist organizations that sprang up in the wake of the failed German Communist revolution of 1918; such groups fostered the view that Jews and Bolsheviks were synonymous, that they were traitors trying to subject Germany to Communist rule. In 1920 Streicher turned to the Deutschsozialistische Partei, a group whose platform was close to that of the Nazi Party, or Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter Partei; the German Socialist Party was created in May 1919 as an initiative of Rudolf von Sebottendorf as a child of the Thule Society, its program was based on the ideas of the mechanical engineer Alfred Brunner Leading members of the DSP were Hans Georg Müller, Max Sesselmann and Friedrich Wiesel, the first two editors of the Münchner Beobachter.

Julius Streicher founded his local branch in 1919 in Nuremberg. The DSP was inaugurated in 1919 in Hanover. By the end of 1919, the DSP had branches in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Dresden and Munich. Streicher sought to move the German Socialists in a more virulently antisemitic direction – an effort which aroused enough opposition that he left the group and brought his now-substantial following to yet another organisation in 1921, the Deutsche Werkgemeinschaft, which hoped to unite the various antisemitic völkisch movements. Meanwhile, Streicher's rhetoric against the Jews continued to intensify to such a degree that the leadership of the Deutsche Werkgemeinschaft thought he was dangerous and criticized him for his obsessive "hatred of the Jews and foreign races." In 1921 Streicher left the German Socialist Party and joined the Nazi Party, bringing with him enough members of the DSP to double the size of the Nazi Party overnight. He would claim that because his political work brought him into contact with German Jews, he "must therefore have been fated to become on, a writer and speaker on racial politics".

He visited Munich in order to hear Adolf Hitler speak, an experience that he said left him transformed. When asked about that moment, Streicher stated: It was on a winter's day in 1922. I sat unknown in the large hall of the Bürgerbräuhaus...suspense was in the air. Everyone seemed tense with anticipation. A shout. "Hitler is coming!" Thousands of men and women jumped to their feet as if propelled by a mysterious power...they shouted, "Heil Hitler! Heil Hitler!"... And he stood on the podium... I knew that in this Adolf Hitler was someone extraordinary... Here was one who could wrest out of the German spirit and the German heart the power to break the chains of slavery. Yes! Yes! This man spoke as a messenger from heaven at a time when the gates of hell were opening to pull down everything, and when he finished, while the crowd raised the roof with the singing of the "Deutschland" song, I rushed to the stage. Nearly religiously converted by this speech, Streicher believed from this point forward that, "it was his destiny to serve Hitler".

In May 1923 Streicher founded the sensationalist popular newspaper Der Stürmer. From the outset, the chief aim of the paper was to promulgate antisemitic propaganda; therefore he must go". Historian Richard J. Evans describes the newspaper: established itself as the place where screaming headlines introduced the most rabid attacks on Jews, full of sexual innuendo, racist caricatures, made-up accusations of ritual murder and titillating, semi-pornographic stories of Jewish men seducing innocent German girls. In November 1923, Streicher participated in H

Paul Lasike

Paul Lasike is a New Zealand professional rugby union player for Harlequins in the English Premiership and with the Utah Warriors of Major League Rugby. In American football, he played as a fullback in the National Football League. In rugby, he plays for the United States national rugby union team, he played college rugby at Brigham Young University. Lasike is one of 10 children in an ethnic Tongan family, he served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Alabama. Lasike is married to a native of Santos, Brazil. Ani's family moved to California when she was in her early teens. Lasike was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Arizona Cardinals on 5 May 2015, but was waived on 5 September 2015. Lasike was signed to the Chicago Bears' practice squad on 7 September 2015, but his contract was terminated the next day due to visa problems. On 21 September 2015, Lasike was re-signed to the Bears' practice squad. On 4 January 2016, Lasike signed a futures contract with the Bears.

On 20 September. 2016, he was released by the Bears. Two days he was signed to the practice squad, he was elevated to the active roster on 5 October 2016. He was released by the Bears on 20 October 2016, but the Bears re-signed him to their practice squad the following day, he was promoted to the active roster on 12 November 2016. On 11 May 2017, he was waived by the Bears. Lasike first came to BYU on a scholarship to play college rugby, he was called into the United States national rugby union team for the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship, earning his debut against Chile. Lasike first started playing for Utah Warriors during the inaugural 2018 Major League Rugby season. On 3 August 2018, Lasike travelled to England to join Harlequins in the Gallagher Premiership from the 2018-19 season. BYU Cougars Bio Arizona Cardinals Bio Chicago Bears Bio

Eli Gerstner

Eli Gerstner, is an Orthodox Jewish singer and producer. Gerstner began composing songs as a teenager, he produces albums of contemporary Jewish religious music under the name "EG Productions". He launched and produces the Yeshiva Boys Choir, The Chevra, Yosis Orchestra, Tek-Noy and Dovid Stein. Gerstner was born in 1980, he is married with four lives in Brooklyn, New York. V'ishei Yisroel Yosis Hinei The Chevra "Chai" The Chevra 3 The Chevra 2 Eli Gerstner & The Chevra Sing Acapella The Chevra Yeshiva Boys Choir - Modeh Ani Yeshiva Boys Choir - A cappella: Amein Yeshiva Boys Choir - Chanukkah Yeshiva Boys Choir - Sh'moy Shel Melech Yeshiva Boys Choir - Shabichi Yeshiva Boys Choir - V'ohavta Yeshiva Boys Choir - Kol Hamispalel The Jewish Version NCSY Benny K'ton Sh'ma Yisroel Menucha Melech Tek-Noy YBC Live! 4 - Featured Yeshiva Boys Choir, Eli Gerstner, Yaakov Mordechai Gerstner & Michoel Pruzansky YBC Live! 3 - Featured Yeshiva Boys Choir, Eli Gerstner, Dovid Stein & Yaakov Mordechai Gerstner YBC Live!

2 - Featured Yeshiva Boys Choir, The Chevra, Tek-Noy & Dovid Stein YBC Live! 1 - Featured Yeshiva Boys Choir, Eli Gerstner & Menucha Yosis Orchestra & Singers Eli Gerstner's website Eli Gerstner in Israel Eli Gerstner presents: YBC 4 Interview by Matzav.com with Lipa Shmeltzer and Eli Gerstner

Jens Billes visebog

Jens Billes visebog is the second oldest major collection of Danish poetry, after the Heart Book. It was compiled in the second half of the 1550s; the manuscript is a small quarto in size, with 162 folios, all with the same watermark. The manuscript contains 87 poems written in around 17 different hands of which the most important are those of Jens Bille, Sten Clausen Bille, Anne Skave, it is from Jens Bille, who named himself in the manuscript as its owner, that the manuscript takes its modern name. Poems 1-86 were written in the period 1555-89, poem 87, on the death of Frederick II of Denmark, in 1589; the book contains some of our earliest attestations such as Elvehøj. Many of the texts it contains are edited in Danmarks gamle Folkeviser. In the words of Rita Pedersen, Jens Billes Visebog har karakter af en typisk familievisebog. Adskillige genrer er repræsenteret i bogen: ridderviser, skæmteviser, historiske viser, aktuelle viser, adelslyrik - og muligvis nogle afskrevne skillingstryk. Endvidere taler meget for, at en del mundtlig, sungen tradition findes nedskrevet her.

Jens Billes visebog has the character of a typical family song-book. Several genres are represented in the book: songs of knights, historical songs, songs about contemporary events, aristocratic lyrics, some copied chapbooks. Moreover, there is a good case. How the manuscript came into Karen Brahe's library is not clear, but it is to have been through inheritance: Karen Brahe inherited a large part of her library from her maternal grandfather's sister, the scholar Anne Gøye. Contents list Kroman, E.'Jens Billes Visebog', Danske Studier, 170-79. Https://web.archive.org/web/20130824064038/http://danskestudier.dk/materiale/1923.pdf Thuesen, Karen,'Til Jens Billes Visebog', Acta Philologica Scandinavica, 31, 58-69

Marc Tarpenning

Marc Tarpenning is an American engineer and entrepreneur. He co-founded Tesla Inc. with Martin Eberhard in 2003. Marc had served as the Chief Financial Officer and subsequently the Vice President of Tesla until 2008. Marc Tarpenning was born in Sacramento, California, on June 1, 1964, he entered University of California and obtained a B. S degree in computer science in 1985. After graduating from Berkeley, Tarpenning spent several years working for Textron in Saudi Arabia. In 1997, Tarpenning and Martin Eberhard founded NuvoMedia, a company that built an early e-book, the RocketBook, in 1998. In 2000, Gemstar–TV Guide International acquired NuvoMedia for $187 million. In 2003, Tarpenning and Martin Eberhard founded Tesla Motors; the two co-founders funded the company until early 2004, when Elon Musk led the company’s $7.5 million Series A financing round in February 2004 and became the Chairman of the Board. Tarpenning continued to serve as the Chief Financial Officer and the Vice President of Electrical Engineering in Tesla until 2008.

After leaving Tesla, Tarpenning began to serve as an adviser or member of advisory board of several companies, including his alma mater

Jean-Fran├žois Jomphe

Jean-François Joseph "J. F." Jomphe is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player. As a youth, he played in the 1986 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a minor ice hockey team from Rosemère, Quebec. Jomphe played 111 regular season games in the National Hockey League for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Phoenix Coyotes and the Montreal Canadiens, he scored 29 assists for 39 points, collecting 102 penalty minutes. In 1999, Jomphe moved to Europe and played in Germany and Switzerland before retiring in 2005. Jomphe has coached the LA Selects Hockey team. Jomphe was married to heir to the Smith's grocery store chain. Jomphe married his second wife, Shay Lynn Gatlin, on May 12, 2006 at the St. Regis hotel in Monarch Beach, after meeting in 2000. In 2007 their only son, Presley Joseph Jomphe, was born. Jomphe & Shay divorced in 2010. Jean-François Jomphe career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database Jean-François Jomphe career statistics at EliteProspects.com