This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Sighet - A small town in Transylvania where Elie and his family live before they are deported to the concentration camps.
Talmud - A Jewish religious text.
Cabbala - Jewish mystical writings that emphasize the significance of numbers, among other things. Elie studies it under Moshe the Beadle.
Cattle trains (wagons) - The Germans use these to transport the Jews to the concentration camps.
Yellow star - A decree comes from the Germans that all Jews wear this identifying symbol.
Ghettos - Jewish settlements set up by the Germans. Two are...
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