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includes the first 5 books of the hebrew Bible
torah
a mystical commentary on the torah
cabbala
a hymn in praise of God
kaddish
an inportant jewish holiday that commemoates the jews' liberation from bonbage in egypt
passover
a jewish priest
rabbi
the jewish new year
rosh hashanah
a jewish house of worship
synagogue
jewish religious text but not the word of God
talmud
10 dayd after the jewish new year-colemn time, they reflect on past sins and ask forgivness
yom kippur
a furnace that cremated the dead bodies
cremetory
a camp where people were confined under harsh conditions
concentration camp
the secret police force for the german nazi state
gestapo
a member of the national socialist german workers' party
nazi
detestable;loathsome
abominable
a deported person
deportees
jerring laughter;ridicule
derision
completely lacking;empty
deviod
to get rid of by destroying completely
exterminate
to abstain from food
fast
completely sealed especially against the escape or entry of air
hermetically
not making or based on careful distinctions;unselective
indiscriminately
discolored;as from a bruise;black-and-blue
livid
a motor truck
lorry
easily understood;intelligible
lucidity
to call (troops) together for inspection
muster
occuring in the night
nocturnal
rusaian liberating army
red army
all that was left after other parts had been taked
remains
to tell of past experiences or events
reminiscing
to clean;polish;or was by scrubbing vigorously
scouring
having the characteristic of a spasm
spasmodically
german soilders in charge of selections
ss
to dull the senses
stupefied
a short stick carried by police
truncheons
concentration camp that the Weisel family was sent to;the worst camp of the war
Auschwitz
"reception center' for Auschwitz
Birkenau
final camp the Wiesels were sent to;where mr. Wiesel died
Bhchenwald
cancentration camp after Auschwitz where the Wiesels spent the most time
Buna
camp the germans marched their prisoners to avoid the russian army and liberations
Gleinwitz
one present but not taking part on a situation or event
bystander
occuring in the night
nocturnal
rusaian liberating army
red army
all that was left after other parts had been taked
remains
to tell of past experiences or events
reminiscing
to clean;polish;or was by scrubbing vigorously
scouring
having the characteristic of a spasm
spasmodically
german soilders in charge of selections
ss
to dull the senses
stupefied
a short stick carried by police
truncheons
concentration camp that the Weisel family was sent to;the worst camp of the war
Auschwitz
"reception center' for Auschwitz
Birkenau
final camp the Wiesels were sent to;where mr. Wiesel died
Buchenwald
cancentration camp after Auschwitz where the Wiesels spent the most time
Buna
camp the germans marched their prisoners to avoid the russian army and liberations
Gleinwitz
one present but not taking part on a situation or event
bystander
an irrational attitude of hostility toward a group
prejudice
prejudice based on race
racism
one that bears blame for others
scapegoat
a standardize conception or image shared by members of a group
sterotype
discrimination between a gender
sexism
the capasity for respecting the differances of others
tolerance
minority groups participate fully in the dominant society yet maintain their cultural differences
pluralism
exalting one nation above all and placing emphasis on it's promotion
nationalism