A Social Democrat
To always remember his own faults even though those of his persecutors may seem far worse in comparison.
To strive to love God unconditionally.
To try to ask God the right questions, not to try to find the right answers.
To live through persecution by focusing on future revenge.
German soldiers forcibly drove families out of their homes.
An official notice was sent to all the families in the community.
He was stopped in the streets by a messenger from Budapest.
His father heard from the Jewish Council.
Moishe the Beadle
A member of teh Hungarian Police
An old family servant
Eliezer's uncle living in America
She was separated from her husband and two sons.
She was beaten by the Germans for trying to escape deportation by passing as an Aryan.
Her possessions were confiscated by the Hungarian Police.
Her mother was shot before her eyes by the Germans.
They must submit to body searches.
They must strip and shower.
The must go through the gauntlet of prisoners who beat them butally.
They must go through selection.
The day was hot
The Hungarian police did not beat old people, women and children
The people left many things in the street
To find pretty girls
To find out if you could work
To select those who would live and those who would die
Appear or look sick
Lie about your hometown
Lie about your age and profession
Run for mayor
Try to warn everyone of the coming disaster
"Live free or die hard"
“Work is Liberty”
"Work for food"
Slavery is freedom
They are going to America.
They are going to Germany
They are going to be deported
The Red Coats are coming!
So that he could stay with his father
So that he would have to do less work
So he could get more food rations
So that he would be able to stay with his mother
Only educational items
As many bags as necessary
A backpack, some food, and a few items of clothing
Houses they originally lived in
City of New York
Houses of burlappinow
His golden cap
Money as a bribe