How does the prisoners' recitation of the prayer as they walk through Auschwitz convey the theme of the struggle to maintain faith? The kaddish is the Jewish prayer traditionally recited in memory of the dead

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Many of the prisoners are facing their imminent deaths and/or persecution at the hands of people who hate them because of their faith. Their recitation of the prayer as they walk through Auschwitz is a confirmation that they still believe in their faith, even though it may seem that their...

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Many of the prisoners are facing their imminent deaths and/or persecution at the hands of people who hate them because of their faith. Their recitation of the prayer as they walk through Auschwitz is a confirmation that they still believe in their faith, even though it may seem that their God has forgotten them. Many of the prisoners were terribly frightened and probably wondering, "Why me, God"? Yet, in spite of this they struggled to maintain their faith in a place where their God was not welcome.
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