Dawn Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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One manner in which to approach group discussion is to focus on time. The novel frequently returns to the past, such as Elisha's childhood, his internment in Buchenwald, and the recent capture of David ben Moshe. Dawn also relates to the current political situation in the Middle East, where terrorist activities still occur on a regular basis, but the Jews are often the victims, not the perpetrators, of terrorist acts. Discussion may involve a correlation between the genocide of six million Jews and the killing of John Dawson. One may wish to talk about the movement of the Jewish people in the twentieth century from Holocaust victims and survivors to terrorists whose murderous actions are motivated by the desire for an independent state to the current situation in which Israel is an established country that seeks peace—with guarantees of self-preservations—with its Arab neighbors. Guilt...

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