Friedrich - "The Rabbi (1941)" Summary & Analysis

Hans Peter Richter
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"The Rabbi (1941)" Summary

An aunt gives the narrator's family a small sack of potatoes, which they hide, laying aside a portion for the Schneiders. When they hear footsteps overhead, the narrator goes up. No one answers repeated ringing and knocking. He calls Friedrich's name, and Herr Schneider opens, looking angry. He pulls him inside. Friedrich nods, takes the potatoes, and asks why his father is scolding someone who brings them something they need so badly. Schneider is offended his son would talk to him like that and turns away. Father and son continue arguing, oblivious to the narrator's presence, until it comes out - with sobs and fury - that they are hiding someone in their apartment. A bearded old man steps into the living room, announcing he is leaving to end the feuding. Both shout "No, Rabbi!" and Herr Schneider blocks...

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