Our Eddie Essay & Project Ideas

Sulamith Ish-kishor
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1. Mr. Raphel, a teacher, resolves the conflict between devotion to immediate family and devotion to humankind by focusing upon the latter. Choose one other profession that demands similar choices; research the life of a worldrenowned member of that profession and discuss what choices that person had to make, what the person chose, and the effects upon the person's immediate family.

2. Considering world events of the late 1930s and early 1940s, what particular reasons would have prompted Ezekiel Raphel to devote his life to educating Jewish children about their faith? Why is support of Zionism so important to Mr. Raphel and other Jews? For what reasons do you believe Mr. Raphel is justified or unjustified in making the choices he does?

3. Roles of women and children have changed markedly since the 1940s.

What social and economic factors play an important part...

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