Witnessing the Holocaust

Create a time line on which they chart significant historical events in Wiesel’s experiences.

Produce a map that charts Wiesel’s movement from Sigher, his Transylvanian boyhood village, through the various camps and finally to Buchenwald.

List the psychological, emotional, and physical means used by the Nazis to control the Jews.

Cite both the physical and spiritual resistance employed by the Jews.

Find examples of ways that the Nazis used language to control others.

What happened to Jewish goods and property after the ghettoizations and deportations?

Why did no Jews return to live in Sigher?

How do survivors cope with the memories of the dislocating, brutalizing, and dehumanizing events that occurred during the Holocaust?

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