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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. At the time Einstein writes "Why Do They Hate the Jews?" what percentage of the world population is Jewish?
2. Why does Einstein refuse the demands?
3. What correspondence does Einstein present in this part?
4. How does Einstein characterize the first ten years of the Jewish presence in Palestine?
5. What do the academies not regret?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Einstein says that the aim of the Jewish nation is to restore Jewish tradition and to live side-by-side with the Arabs. Discuss one of the following:
1. How well do you think the new Jewish nation achieves the aim to restore Jewish tradition?
2. How well do you think the new Jewish nation lives (peaceably) side by side with the Arabs?
3. Discuss the present day success of the goal stated above.
Essay Topic 2
Einstein writes about military service. Discuss the following:
1. Thoroughly explain Einstein's opinion about military service, both volunteer and drafted.
2. Do you think Einstein's opinion about military service is realistic? Why or why not?
3. What is your opinion about required military service? Explain fully
Essay Topic 3
Einstein attempts to explain the basis of anti-Semitism. Discuss one of the following:
1. Why does Einstein think many hate Jews? Do you agree with his assessment? Why or why not?
2. Do you think hatred and genocide of any group of people is ever justified? Explain. Do you think anti-Semitism still exists in the United States? Explain.
3. Do you think the Jewish people have any responsibility for the Arab attitude towards them in the 21st century? Why or why not?
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