The Chosen - Resolution

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  • 1. 

    Why did Reb Saunders decided to let Danny go his own way?

    • A.

      He understands that he can't stop Danny from doing what he wants and doesn't want Danny to suffer anymore.

    • B.

      He's afraid that Danny might abandon Judaism.

    • C.

      Danny pleaded his father to let him study psychology.

    Correct Answer
    A. He understands that he can't stop Danny from doing what he wants and doesn't want Danny to suffer anymore.
    Explanation
    Reb Saunders decided to let Danny go his own way because he understands that he cannot control or prevent Danny from pursuing his own desires and dreams. He realizes that attempting to restrict Danny's choices would only cause him more pain and suffering. By allowing Danny to follow his own path, Reb Saunders shows his love and compassion for his son, prioritizing his happiness and well-being over his own desires or fears.

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  • 2. 

    What did Reb Saunders ask Danny to do when he becomes a psychologist?

    • A.

      Teach his children through silence the way he raised Danny.

    • B.

      Continues his friendship with Reuven.

    • C.

      Shave off his beards and earlocks.

    Correct Answer
    C. Shave off his beards and earlocks.
    Explanation
    Reb Saunders asked Danny to shave off his beards and earlocks when he becomes a psychologist. This request suggests that Reb Saunders wants Danny to assimilate into the secular world and abandon the strict religious practices that have defined their community. Shaving off his beards and earlocks would symbolize Danny's departure from the traditional Hasidic way of life and his embrace of a more modern and secular identity.

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  • 3. 

    Where does Danny want to go for college?

    • A.

      Columbia University

    • B.

      Berkeley University

    • C.

      Hebrew University

    Correct Answer
    A. Columbia University
    Explanation
    Danny wants to go to Columbia University for college.

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  • 4. 

    What was the reason that Reb Saunders raised Danny in silence?

    • A.

      He is afraid to talk to Danny.

    • B.

      He wants Danny to learn from silence and obtain a compassionate soul.

    • C.

      There are too many people that needs to see him every day that he does not have time to talk to Danny.

    Correct Answer
    B. He wants Danny to learn from silence and obtain a compassionate soul.
    Explanation
    Reb Saunders raised Danny in silence because he believed that through silence, Danny would learn to understand the pain and suffering of others, and develop empathy and compassion. By not speaking to him, Reb Saunders forced Danny to listen and observe the world around him, allowing him to develop a deeper understanding of human nature and the importance of compassion. This upbringing aimed to shape Danny into a person with a kind and empathetic soul.

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  • 5. 

    Who inherited Reb Saunder's position as a Rabbi?

    • A.

      Reuven Malter

    • B.

      Danny Saunders

    • C.

      Levi Saunders

    Correct Answer
    C. Levi Saunders
    Explanation
    Levi Saunders inherited Reb Saunder's position as a Rabbi.

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  • 6. 

    Why does Reb Saunders has to speak to his son through Reuven?

    • A.

      He's afraid of Danny's brilliance.

    • B.

      He believes that words distort what one's feel in their heart.

    • C.

      He knows that Danny would tell Danny what Reb Saunders told him.

    Correct Answer
    C. He knows that Danny would tell Danny what Reb Saunders told him.
    Explanation
    Reb Saunders speaks to his son through Reuven because he knows that Danny would tell Danny what Reb Saunders told him. This suggests that Reb Saunders wants to communicate with his son indirectly, using Reuven as a mediator, in order to maintain confidentiality and prevent Danny from directly knowing his father's thoughts and teachings.

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  • 7. 

    How did Reb Saunders find out that Danny doesn't intend to become a tzaddik?

    • A.

      He saw the reply letters from the Universities Danny applied to.

    • B.

      He can see it through Danny's eyes and the fact that his mind thirst for more knowledge.

    • C.

      He found out that Danny had been reading forbidden books in the library.

    Correct Answer
    B. He can see it through Danny's eyes and the fact that his mind thirst for more knowledge.
    Explanation
    Reb Saunders found out that Danny doesn't intend to become a tzaddik by observing Danny's eyes and his thirst for more knowledge. This suggests that Reb Saunders can perceive Danny's true intentions and desires through his expressions and actions. It implies that Reb Saunders has a deep understanding of Danny's inner thoughts and can discern his true aspirations, even without explicit communication or confession. This insight allows Reb Saunders to recognize that Danny's path lies in pursuing intellectual pursuits rather than following the traditional religious path of becoming a tzaddik.

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  • 8. 

    Why do you think the author named this book The Chosen?

    • A.

      Danny is chosen to inherit his father's position as a Rabbi.

    • B.

      Reuven is chosen to become Danny's friend to help Danny as well as himself through the difficulties that they both faced and teach each other lessons.

    • C.

      Levi is chosen to become the tzaddik in place of Danny.

    Correct Answer
    B. Reuven is chosen to become Danny's friend to help Danny as well as himself through the difficulties that they both faced and teach each other lessons.
    Explanation
    The author named this book "The Chosen" because the central theme revolves around the idea of choice and the impact it has on the characters' lives. Reuven is chosen to be Danny's friend, which leads to a transformative friendship where both characters learn from each other and navigate through difficult situations together. The title highlights the power of choice in shaping relationships and personal growth.

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  • 9. 

    When did Reb Saunders announced that his son will not inherit his leadership position as a tzaddik?

    • A.

      During Passover

    • B.

      On Danny's graduation day

    • C.

      On a Shabbat afternoon

    Correct Answer
    A. During Passover
    Explanation
    Reb Saunders announced that his son will not inherit his leadership position as a tzaddik during Passover.

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