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Loss Of Faith In Night By Elie Wiesel

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Over 13 million people1/2 of them being jews, lost their faith in being alive over a span of 5 years.In the novel Night, by Elie Wiesel, characterizes the loss of faith of the Jewish population during their time in the Ghettos, concentration camps, and travels between camps. Almost six million Jews lost their faith in their god during their time in the concentration camp. Most Jews were trying to hold on strongly onto their belief in their god, but others started to rebel against their god and started to forget about their religion and just focus on survival. Elie first loses his faith when he is first being transferred to Auschwitz, and they are on their way to the crematory, and Elie 's father recites the Kaddish prayer of the dead, that 's when Elie realizes that he could die any day now. Another time when Elie losses his faith in his god is when he started to question why were all these terrible things happening to him, and why didn 't he do something about it, “What are You, my God? I thought angrily. How do You compare to this stricken mass gathered to affirm to You their faith, their anger, their defiance? What does Your grandeur mean, Master of the Universe, in the face of this cowardice, this decay, and this misery? Why do you do on troubling these poor people’s wounded minds, their ailing bodies?” page 66, Chapter 5. Most of the Jewish population had lost faith to their god when they passed by the hanging of the three Jewish people, and how one of the three

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