"...I might perhaps have found something like - free at Last!"
Moche the Beadle
"Man raises himseef to God by the questions he asks Him"
Stein of Antwerp
"Take care of your son. He's very weak and dried up. Look after him well, to avoid the selection. Eat! It doesn't what or when. Eat everything you can..."
"For the first time, I felt revot rise up in me. Why should I bless him name? The Eternal, Lord of the Universe, the All-Powerful and Terrible, was silent. What had I to thank Him for?"
"Bread , soup, - these were my whole life. I was a body; Perhaps less than that even" : a starved stomach"
"The whole of his life was gliding on the strings- his lost hopes, his charred past, his extinguished future."
" I now took little interest in anything except my daily plate of soup and my crust of stale bread. Bread, soup - these were my whole life I was a body, Perhaps less than that even:
"give me the strength never to do what Rabbi Eliahou's son has done"
"That night the soup tasted of corpses"
"It was neither German nor Jew who ruled the ghetto - it was illusion"
"The yellow star? Oh well, what of it? You don't die of it..."