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The Last of the Just - Chapter 5, Herr Kremer and Fraulein Ilse, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5, Herr Kremer and Fraulein Ilse, Part 2 Summary

Ilse had been one of the children who had attacked Ernie for killing their Christ, and Ernie is uncertain about meeting her again. He brings a lekach, a honey cake that Judith, makes for the occasion. When Herr Kremer leaves the room, Ilse says she hopes Ernie does not hold it against her or her cousin, Hans. Ernie is willing to forgive Ilse anything. He is smitten with her beauty and her ability to sing. He is even willing to forgive that she is cousin to Hans Schliemann, who is one of Ernie's worst tormentors.

Herr Kremer seats Ernie next to Ilse; whereas, before Jewish children sat in the back of the classroom. Hans is offended and verbally attacks Ilse. Ilse asks if he is jealous, then offers Hans a feel of her nipples to...

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