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Flashcards in Night Segments 1-3 Deck (20):
1

Town where the Wiesels lived

Sighet, Transylvania (Hungary)

2

Elie Wiesel's sisters

Hilda, Bea, Tzipora

3

Elie Wiesel's teacher

Moishe the Beadle

4

Kabbalah

Jewish mystical interpretation of the Torah

5

Talmud

Jewish oral law

6

Shtibl

Jewish Hasidic house of prayer

7

Zohar

Foundational work of the Kabbalah

8

When did Elie meet Moishe the Beadle?

1941

9

What sect of Judaism were the Wiesels?

Orthodox Jews

10

When did Moishe the Beadle warn the Jews of Sighet about the harshness of the Nazis?

Late 1942

11

The German secret police

Gestapo

12

Pro-Nazi party that took control of Hungary

Nyilas

13

Who "sees a fire" on the train going to Birkenau?

Mrs. Schachter

14

When do the Germans seize control of Hungary?

Spring 1944

15

Who headed the "selection" at Birkenau?

Doctor Mengele

16

Kaddish

Jewish prayer for the dead

17

Son of an important merchant in Sighet

Bela Katz

18

Elie Wiesel's number

A-7713

19

Wiesel's relative, where from?

Stein, from Antwerp

20

Which Jews talked with the others at Auschwitz?

Akiba Drumer and Hersh Genud