Presentation on theme: "Night By Elie Wiesel Vocabulary – Chapter One"— Presentation transcript:
1 Night By Elie Wiesel Vocabulary – Chapter One 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.
2 Chapter One Vocabulary - Night Cabbala - the Jewish mystical traditionMystical - not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding; supernatural
3 Night – Chapter One Vocabulary 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
4 Chapter One Vocabulary - Night 8. Maimonides - Spanish-born Jewish philosopher and physician who organized the TalmudGestapo – the Nazi police10. Lorry - truck
5 Chapter one Vocabulary - Night 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