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.
Newark, New Jersey - This is the location where Nathan and Henry are from.
Shiska - This is a Yiddish term meaning non-Jewish woman.
Diaspora - This is known as the scattering of people away from their traditional homeland.
Judea - This location is a portion of the country of Israel.
Goyim - This is a Yiddish term meaning non-Jew.
The Wailing Wall - This place is an important Jewish religious structure in Jerusalem.
Carnovsky - This is the name of Nathan's well-known novel based on his own family.
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