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Night Vocabulary - Chapter 1
antisemitic
ghetto
Cabbala / Kabbalah
Kaddish
systematic prejudice against jews
walled section of a city where jews were required to live
tradition of jewish mysticism
the Jewish prayer of mourning for the dead
antisemitic
systematic prejudice against jews
ghetto
walled section of a city where jews were required to live
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Night Vocabulary - Chapter 1
antisemitic
ghetto
Cabbala / Kabbalah
Kaddish
ill-feeling/hatred or prejudice toward Jews
walled section of a city where jews were required to live
tradition of jewish mysticism
the Jewish prayer of mourning for the dead
antisemitic
ill-feeling/hatred or prejudice toward Jews
ghetto
walled section of a city where jews were required to live
16 terms
Night Chapter 1 Vocab
billeted
firmament
lorry
truncheon
(v) lodged; used to refer to temporary lodging of military pe…
(n) the expanse of the heavens; the sky
(n) a truck
(n) a baton carried as a symbol of rank or authority; a polic…
billeted
(v) lodged; used to refer to temporary lodging of military pe…
firmament
(n) the expanse of the heavens; the sky
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Night chapter 1 -3
billeted
rescinded
ghetto
liquidate
soldiers living with you
to take back
a part of the city
to sell off
billeted
soldiers living with you
rescinded
to take back
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Night Vocabulary in context Chapter 1
penury
Waiflike
insinuate
annihilate
He was poor and lived in utter _________.
His ___________ shyness made people smile.
Some even ___________ that he only wanted their pity, that he…
Yes, we even doubted his resolve to exterminate us. ---------…
penury
He was poor and lived in utter _________.
Waiflike
His ___________ shyness made people smile.
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Night Chapter 1 Vocab
billeted
firmament
lorry
truncheon
(v) lodged; used to refer to temporary lodging of military pe…
(n) the expanse of the heavens; the sky
(n) a truck
(n) a baton carried as a symbol of rank or authority; a polic…
billeted
(v) lodged; used to refer to temporary lodging of military pe…
firmament
(n) the expanse of the heavens; the sky
18 terms
Night Chapter 1
encumbered
waiflike
perilous
indulgently
burdened
resembling a waif; apparently homeless, starving, etc.
Full of danger or risk
Generous to the point to spoiling
encumbered
burdened
waiflike
resembling a waif; apparently homeless, starving, etc.
10 terms
Night Vocabulary Chapter 1
Waiflike
Encumber
Mysticism
Lorries
a person who appears thin or frail
to burden or weigh down
belief that you can communicate with the divine
a large vehicle that transports goods
Waiflike
a person who appears thin or frail
Encumber
to burden or weigh down
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Chapter 1 Night Vocabulary
surname
synagogue
insignificant
deliverance
noun: a hereditary name common to all members of a family, as…
the building where a Jewish assembly or congregation meets fo…
too small or unimportant to be worth consideration.
the action of being rescued or set free.
surname
noun: a hereditary name common to all members of a family, as…
synagogue
the building where a Jewish assembly or congregation meets fo…
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Night Chapter 1 Vocab
peril
unsentimental
trench
exterminate
the possibility that you will be injured or killed
without emotions; when a person is not affected by emotional…
a long, narrow hold that is dug in the ground
to destroy or kill completely
peril
the possibility that you will be injured or killed
unsentimental
without emotions; when a person is not affected by emotional…
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Night Chapter 1 Vocab
Synogogue
Mysticism
Deportees
Insinuated
A Jewish church
someone who believes in the existence of realities beyond hum…
expelled from home or country by authority
an indirect (and usually malicious) implication
Synogogue
A Jewish church
Mysticism
someone who believes in the existence of realities beyond hum…
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Night Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Waiflike
Encumber
Mysticism
Lorries
(adj.) a person who appears thin or frail
(v.) to burden or weigh down
(n.)belief that you can communicate with the divine
(n.)a large vehicle that transports goods
Waiflike
(adj.) a person who appears thin or frail
Encumber
(v.) to burden or weigh down
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Night Chapter 1
Who is Moshe the Beadle?
What does Wiesel tell the reader of Mo…
How does Wiesel describe himself as a…
How does Wiesel describe his father?
The care taker of the synagogue.
He is poor and lived in penury; he was the only poor person p…
Observant, studied Talmud.
A cultured man, unsentimental; more involved with others more…
Who is Moshe the Beadle?
The care taker of the synagogue.
What does Wiesel tell the reader of Mo…
He is poor and lived in penury; he was the only poor person p…
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Night Vocabulary - Chapter 1
antisemitic
ghetto
Cabbala / Kabbalah
Kaddish
systematic prejudice against jews
walled section of a city where jews were required to live
tradition of jewish mysticism
the Jewish prayer of mourning for the dead
antisemitic
systematic prejudice against jews
ghetto
walled section of a city where jews were required to live
27 terms
Night Chapter 1
Who is Moshe the Beadle?
What does Wiesel tell the reader of Mo…
How does Wiesel describe himself as a…
How does Wiesel describe his father?
The care taker of the synagogue.
He is poor and lived in penury; he was the only poor person p…
Observant, studied Talmud.
A cultured man, unsentimental; more involved with others more…
Who is Moshe the Beadle?
The care taker of the synagogue.
What does Wiesel tell the reader of Mo…
He is poor and lived in penury; he was the only poor person p…
27 terms
Night Chapter 1
Who is Moshe the Beadle?
What does Wiesel tell the reader of Mo…
How does Wiesel describe himself as a…
How does Wiesel describe his father?
The care taker of the synagogue.
He is poor and lived in penury; he was the only poor person p…
Observant, studied Talmud.
A cultured man, unsentimental; more involved with others more…
Who is Moshe the Beadle?
The care taker of the synagogue.
What does Wiesel tell the reader of Mo…
He is poor and lived in penury; he was the only poor person p…
25 terms
Night Vocabulary - Chapter 1
antisemitic
ghetto
Cabbala / Kabbalah
Kaddish
systematic prejudice against jews
walled section of a city where jews were required to live
tradition of jewish mysticism
the Jewish prayer of mourning for the dead
antisemitic
systematic prejudice against jews
ghetto
walled section of a city where jews were required to live
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Night Chapter 1
Surname
Waiflike
Encumbered
Perilous
(N.)The name that a person has in common with other family me…
(Adj.)A homeless person, especially a forsaken or orphaned ch…
(V.)Restricted or burdened (someone or something) in such a w…
(Adj.)Full of loss, destruction, or risk; hazardous; dangerous.
Surname
(N.)The name that a person has in common with other family me…
Waiflike
(Adj.)A homeless person, especially a forsaken or orphaned ch…
15 terms
Night, Chapter 1
Elie Wiesel
Moishe the Beadle
Kabbalah
Elie's father
He is 12 years old at the beginning of the story who studies…
Caretaker of the Hasidic synagogue; poor and humble; is taken…
the body of mystical teachings based on interpretations of an…
highly regarded by the community - is sought out for his advice
Elie Wiesel
He is 12 years old at the beginning of the story who studies…
Moishe the Beadle
Caretaker of the Hasidic synagogue; poor and humble; is taken…
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Exploring the Night Sky: Chapter 1
star
axis
rotation
comet
A huge object in space, made up of hot gases that shines by i…
The imaginary line on which an object rotates.
The spinning motion of an object on its axis.
A small object in space made of ice, dust, gas, and rock that…
star
A huge object in space, made up of hot gases that shines by i…
axis
The imaginary line on which an object rotates.
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Night Chapter one
Sabbath
conflagration
surreptitiously
indiscriminately
the seventh day of the week, Saturday, as the day of rest and…
a destructive fire, usually an extensive one.
obtained, done, made, etc., by stealth; secret or unauthorized;
not discriminating; lacking in care, judgment, selectivity, e…
Sabbath
the seventh day of the week, Saturday, as the day of rest and…
conflagration
a destructive fire, usually an extensive one.
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Chapter 1 and 2 Night
Talmud
Passover
Torah
Rosh Hashanah
Hebrew
the passing of thing
three jewish divisions ... old testament
jewish new year
Talmud
Hebrew
Passover
the passing of thing
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Night Chapter 1&2
compatriots
edict
firmament
hermetically
fellow countrymen
official statement; law
the sky, or heavens
completely sealed; airtight
compatriots
fellow countrymen
edict
official statement; law
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Night, chapter 1
waiflike
kabbalah
mysticism
initiation
A homeless person, especially an abandoned child
a mystical method of interpreting scripture, included the bel…
the beliefs of people who claim that one can have divine comm…
the act of being introduced into the knowledge of something
waiflike
A homeless person, especially an abandoned child
kabbalah
a mystical method of interpreting scripture, included the bel…
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Night Chapter 1
Who is Moshe the Beadle?
What does Wiesel tell the reader of Mo…
How does Wiesel describe himself as a…
How does Wiesel describe his father?
The care taker of the synagogue.
He is poor and lived in penury; he was the only poor person p…
Observant, studied Talmud.
A cultured man, unsentimental; more involved with others more…
Who is Moshe the Beadle?
The care taker of the synagogue.
What does Wiesel tell the reader of Mo…
He is poor and lived in penury; he was the only poor person p…
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Night Chapter 1 Proper Nouns
Boche
Fascists
Kabbalah
Maimonides
an offensive term for German troops
people who support a dictatorship, a system of government whe…
a body of mystical Hebrew teachings; developed mainly in the…
Spanish philosopher who is considered the greatest Jewish sch…
Boche
an offensive term for German troops
Fascists
people who support a dictatorship, a system of government whe…
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Night Chapter 1 & 2
Compatriots
Edict
Expound
Firmament
a fellow citizen of a country
official statement; law
to present or explain an idea
the sky, or the heavens
Compatriots
a fellow citizen of a country
Edict
official statement; law
Night Vocab Chapter 1
Hasidic
Synagogue
Caballa
Talmud
Orthodox denomination
Jewish place of worship
Ancient Jewish tradition
Primary source of Jewish law
Hasidic
Orthodox denomination
Synagogue
Jewish place of worship
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Night Chapter 1
Surname
Insignificant
Profoundly
Encumbered
Hereditary name given to all members of a family; last name
To small or unimportant to be worth consideration
To a profound extent; extremely
Restrict or burden in such a way that free action or movement…
Surname
Hereditary name given to all members of a family; last name
Insignificant
To small or unimportant to be worth consideration
Night - chapter 1-2
Edict
Sublime
Provoke
Prohibit
A directive, Commandment, Mandate
Exalted, Divine, Gorgeous, Majestic
To anger, Aggravate, Infuriate, Irritate
To forbid, Prevent, or Hinder
Edict
A directive, Commandment, Mandate
Sublime
Exalted, Divine, Gorgeous, Majestic
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Night (chapter 1)
Beadle
Synagogue
Waiflike
Timidity
N; a religious official who helps with minor duties
N; the house of worship for Jewish faith
Adj; like an orphan
N; the characteristic of being afraid
Beadle
N; a religious official who helps with minor duties
Synagogue
N; the house of worship for Jewish faith
Night Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Encumbered
Talmud
Cabala
Cabalist
to burden (someone or something) in such a way that free acti…
the strict foundational laws of the Jewish faith
...
...
Encumbered
to burden (someone or something) in such a way that free acti…
Talmud
the strict foundational laws of the Jewish faith
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Night Chapter 1
beadle
penury
redemption
esteem
a minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
a state of extreme poverty or destitution
the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
the condition of being honored
beadle
a minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
penury
a state of extreme poverty or destitution
22 terms
Night - Chapter 1
Hasidic
penury
Kabbalah
Shekhinah
a member of a Jewish mystic movement founded in Poland in 18t…
(n.) extreme poverty; barrenness, insufficiency
A body of mystical teachings of rabbinical origin, often base…
God's presence in the world, in Judaism
Hasidic
a member of a Jewish mystic movement founded in Poland in 18t…
penury
(n.) extreme poverty; barrenness, insufficiency
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Night Chapter 1
encumbered
waiflike
perilous
indulgently
burdened
resembling a waif; apparently homeless, starving, etc.
Full of danger or risk
Generous to the point to spoiling
encumbered
burdened
waiflike
resembling a waif; apparently homeless, starving, etc.
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Night Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Penury
Waiflike
Expelled
Deportee
Poverty, destitution
Resembling a wolf (a homeless and helpless person, especially…
Forced to leave a place
A person who is expelled from home or country by authority
Penury
Poverty, destitution
Waiflike
Resembling a wolf (a homeless and helpless person, especially…
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Night by Elie Wiesel Vocabulary Chapter 1
Moishe the beadle (Mo shu bee dul)
Hasidic (hu sid ick)
synagogue (sin o gog)
encumbered (en cum berd)
beadle--minor church official or caretaker
Hasidic--sect of Jewish religion based on mysticism, prayer a…
Jewish house of worship
burdened
Moishe the beadle (Mo shu bee dul)
beadle--minor church official or caretaker
Hasidic (hu sid ick)
Hasidic--sect of Jewish religion based on mysticism, prayer a…
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Night chapter 1
peril
unsentimental
trench
exterminate
Danger
not displaying or influenced by sentimental feeling
a long, narrow ditch
destroy completely
peril
Danger
unsentimental
not displaying or influenced by sentimental feeling
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Night Chapter 1 Words
Penury
Kabbalah
Talmud
Zohar
Extreme poverty... "He was poor and lived in utter penury." pg. 3
the name applied to the whole range of Jewish mystical activi…
A collection of authoritative Jewish writings that comment an…
the most important text of Kabbalah; part of the Oral Torah... "…
Penury
Extreme poverty... "He was poor and lived in utter penury." pg. 3
Kabbalah
the name applied to the whole range of Jewish mystical activi…
23 terms
Night chapter 1
encumbered
waiflike
perilous
mysticism
burdened
resembling a waif; apparently homeless, starving, etc.
dangerous
A form of religious belief and practice involving sudden insi…
encumbered
burdened
waiflike
resembling a waif; apparently homeless, starving, etc.
20 terms
Night Chapter 1
Penury
Waiflike
Peril
Kin
Extreme poverty
Childlike
Danger
Family
Penury
Extreme poverty
Waiflike
Childlike
8 terms
Night - Chapter 1
Beadle
Hasidic
Synagogue
Exile of Providence
A minor church official or caretaker; one who helps the rabbi.
Relating to a Jewish sect founded in Poland in the 18th centu…
Jewish place of worship.
...
Beadle
A minor church official or caretaker; one who helps the rabbi.
Hasidic
Relating to a Jewish sect founded in Poland in the 18th centu…
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Night Vocabulary--Chapter 1
Hasidic
synagogue
Kabbalah
Talmud
traditional Jewish sect
house of worship
Jewish mysticism and spirituality
body of Jewish tradition & laws
Hasidic
traditional Jewish sect
synagogue
house of worship
27 terms
Night Chapter 1 Study Guide
Who is Moshe the Beadle?
What does Wiesel tell the reader of Mo…
How does Wiesel describe himself as a…
How does Wiesel describe his father?
The care taker of the synagogue.
He is poor and lived in penury; he was the only poor person p…
Observant, studied Talmud.
A cultured man, unsentimental; more involved with others more…
Who is Moshe the Beadle?
The care taker of the synagogue.
What does Wiesel tell the reader of Mo…
He is poor and lived in penury; he was the only poor person p…
16 terms
night chapter 1
peril
unsentimental
trench
exterminate
Danger
not emotional.
acute, sharp, or incisive; forceful; effective
to kill or destroy completely
peril
Danger
unsentimental
not emotional.
16 terms
Night Chapter 1
peril
unsentimental
trench
exterminate
Danger
not emotional; unaffected by emotional matters
A type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches…
to kill or destroy completely
peril
Danger
unsentimental
not emotional; unaffected by emotional matters
17 terms
Night Vocab Chapter 1
Antisemitism
Kabbala
Concentration Camp
Deportation
- discrimination against Jews.
- Jewish scriptures of mysticism (mystery).
- a place where Jewish people were taken to work or die.
- forcing someone to leave their home or country. The Jewish…
Antisemitism
- discrimination against Jews.
Kabbala
- Jewish scriptures of mysticism (mystery).
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Night- Chapter 1 Questions
Describe Mosh the Beadle.
Why did Eliezer pray and why did he cr…
Upon his return, what story did Mosh t…
Why didn't the people believe Mosh's s…
Mosh the Beadle was Elie's spiritual advisor
Eliezer don't know why he prayed but he felt like something n…
Mosh told the story of how he watched the German soldiers kil…
They didn't believe Mosh's story because Mosh the Beadle was…
Describe Mosh the Beadle.
Mosh the Beadle was Elie's spiritual advisor
Why did Eliezer pray and why did he cr…
Eliezer don't know why he prayed but he felt like something n…
14 terms
Night Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Hasidic
Synagogue
Cabbala
Talmud
Member of a sect founded in Poland in 18th century by Baal Sh…
Building where a Jewish assembly or congregation meets for re…
Ancient Jewish tradition of mystical interpretation of the bi…
Body of Jewish civil and ceremonial law and legend comprising…
Hasidic
Member of a sect founded in Poland in 18th century by Baal Sh…
Synagogue
Building where a Jewish assembly or congregation meets for re…
9 terms
night chapter 1 vocab
Anecdotes
Deportees
Emigration
Encumbered
short, humorous stories. ... (noun)
those being expelled from a country.... (noun)
leaving one area to settle in another... (noun)
hindred; restrict... (noun)
Anecdotes
short, humorous stories. ... (noun)
Deportees
those being expelled from a country.... (noun)
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