Within a world of constant death, merciless labor, and near starvation, the
need for revenge boiled within the prisoners of Treblinka. Rumors spread
through the camps of Jewish uprisings; tales of
Assignment Four: History
Define and/or explain the following in two sentences or less:
Hovevei Tzion movement in 1881- organizations that had been established with
the aim of furthering Jewish settlement, particularly agricultur
For each of the following Jewish life cycles (Passover, Shavout, Sukkot, Daily Prayer, Bris,
Wedding, Death, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Chanukah) give specific reference to
Israel or Jerusalem.
Passover: After th
1. In a minimum of two paragraphs, identify and explain the importance of Displaced
After the war, the United Nations Relief Rehabilitation Agency set up Displaced
Persons camps in Austria, Hungary, Italy and Ger
1. Describe the criticisms heaped upon Israel by other countries, the press, Islamists,
the United Nations, etc.
Many countries, as well as the press, target Israel and criticize them
constantly. For centuries, anti-Semitism and
Assignment Five: Responses
How did the Jews respond to these changes?
After Hitler and the Nazi Regime took over Germany in 1933, Jewish life was
never the same. Streets were littered with prejudice propaganda, depicting Jews as
1. What motivated these people to risk their lives and that of their family to protect Jews?
Nearly all Jews that survived the Holocaust did so by the selfless assistance of
non-Jews. These ordinary men and women risked their li
Based on the readings, write a letter to a friend in America describing life in the ghetto.
Include your family, education, daily routine etc.
Last September, of 1939 Hitler ordered that all of the Jews be expelled f