Presentation on theme: "Night By Elie Wiesel Vocabulary – Chapter One (1)Hasidic - A branch of Orthodox (traditional) Judaism that maintains a lifestyle separate from the non-Jewish."— Presentation transcript:
Night By Elie Wiesel Vocabulary – Chapter One (1)Hasidic - A branch of Orthodox (traditional) Judaism that maintains a lifestyle separate from the non-Jewish world. (2) Synagogue: a Jewish house of worship. (3) Waif- A homeless person, especially a forsaken or orphaned child.
Chapter One Vocabulary - Night (4)Cabbala - the Jewish mystical tradition (5)Mystical - not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding; supernatural
Night – Chapter One Vocabulary 6.Talmud - The entire body of Jewish teachings; the first five books of the Hebrew Bible. 7. Torah - The most significant collection of Jewish oral tradition
Chapter One Vocabulary - Night 8. Maimonides - Spanish- born Jewish philosopher and physician who organized the Talmud 9.Gestapo – the Nazi police 10. Lorry - truck
Chapter one Vocabulary - Night 11.Zionism - A Jewish movement that arose in the late 19th century in response to growing anti-Semitism and sought to reestablish a Jewish homeland in Palestine. Modern Zionism is concerned with the support and development of the state of Israel. 12. Fascism – a dictatorship