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The Ladies Auxiliary Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Tova Mirvis
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Topics for Discussion

What do the women of Memphis find in Batsheva that they do not like before they even talk to her the first time?

Describe the challenges faced by the Orthodox Jewish teenagers in the story. Do you believe that Batsheva contributed to their rebellion? Why or why not?

In the novel, the author gives a great deal of information about the Jewish rituals and their way of life on a day-to-day basis. Why is this description of their way of life important to the novel? Is it ever distracting from the story? Explain your answer.

During her "date" with Aaron, Aaron seems to be concerned that creativity and self-expression might not be things encouraged by the Orthodox Jews. Why might he feel this way? Why would a religion be threatened by its members being creative and able to express their emotions and feelings in art?

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