Flashcards in Word List 3 - Groups 3-4 Deck (20):
An excuse that shows someone was not at a crime scene
If a Jew had no alibi to defend himself or herself, he or she would die to the Nazis.
Moishe the Beadle buttressed Elie Wiesel's interest in Judaism.
Demarcation; explanation; definition; outlining
Adolf Hitler did not have a true delineation as to why the Jews were seen as inferior to Germans.
Vacate; empty; abandon
The Jews, including the Wiesel family, were forced to evacuate their homes in the ghetto by the Nazis.
A personal peculiarity; something unique to an individual
Elie Wiesel had a peculiar idiosyncrasy of crying and weeping whenever he was praying.
Someone who opposes tyranny
There were many libertarians among the Jews who opposed Adolf Hitler and his Nazi regime from Germany.
The Nazis were an ominous force and army toward the Jews, through the Nazis' intimidation of the Jews.
Powerful; compelling; strong
The Nazis were a potent threat toward the Jews, since they expressed their power toward Europe and the Jews.
Think over something; ponder
Elie Wiesel ruminated about why God would allow bad things like the Holocaust to happen to the Jews.
The evacuation of the Jews from their homes in Sighet transcribed the prior, similar situation that occurred in the past.
If the Jews followed the Nazis' orders in the concentration camps, their tortures would be allayed, since they were obedient toward their rulers.
The line that tell you who wrote an article
You would never see a Jew in the byline of an article in a German newspaper or magazine.
The Nazis would not demur when ordered to execute a Jew, which is what happened in the concentration camps.
Some Jews, including Wiesel, wondered why God exacerbated their lives in the Holocaust.
Adolf Hitler and the Nazis believed that practicing Judaism was ignominious because of their racism.
The Jews were prohibited from taking luxurious items to the concentration camps, such as liniment and jewelry.
Elie Wiesel and the Jewish people believed in a supreme, omnipotent God who ruled over all of the universe.
From the Jewish perspective, the concentration camps were definitely not pragmatic, due to the severity shown by Nazis toward Jews like Elie Wiesel and his father.
If the Jews attempted ruses to escape from the camps, they would suffer significantly as punishment.