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Schindlers List. Schindler's List is based on the true story of Oskar Schindler, a German businessman in Poland who sees an opportunity to make money from the Nazis' rise to power and the on going war

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Schindler's List The movie begins in September of 1939 in Krakow, Poland, with the Jewish community under increasing pressure from the Nazis. Schindler's List is based on the true story of Oskar Schindler, a German businessman in Poland who sees an opportunity to make money from the Nazis' rise to power and the on going war. He wants to starts a company backed by Jews who can no longer own businesses to make cookware and utensils. Schindler brings in accountant and financier Itzhak Stern to help run the factory. March 1941, the Krakow Jewish community gets forced into living in "the Ghetto". Once again list makers set up there tables and dived the Jews and give then housing assignments. Thinking it couldn't get any worse, they didn't realize these list makers would slowly begin to eliminate this group into only a thousand. Now that money no longer had any meaning and couldn't help them anymore, the elders with substantial money agreed to invest in Schindler's factory and the DEF (Deutsche Emailwarenfabrik) ...read more.


He then saves a young womans parents by allowing them to work in the plant after she personally comes to him and asks. We also think that after Schindler has a talk with Goeth about what true power is that he has changed. We see Goeth "pardoning" the Jews and being nice to his Jewish maid who he has come to lust for. Then just when you think there is hope, you realize people can't change as ki lls the boy for not being able to clean his bathtub. Schindler begins to secretly campaign to help the Jews, saving men, women, and children. He hits a wall however when Goeth tells him that he has orders to move all these Jews to Auschwitz. He realizes that everything going on isn't right and wants to help. This is where we see Schindler and Stern drawing up "Schindler's list" 1000 plus names in which Schindler ends up paying for. ...read more.


The Sabbath evening ritual usually consists of the table set with at least two candles, a glass of wine, and at least two loaves of challah. The challah loaves should be whole, and should be covered with a bread cover, towel or napkin. Candles should be lit no later than 18 minutes before sundown. At least two candles should be lit, representing the dual commandments to remember and to keep the Sabbath. The candles are lit by the woman of the household. After lighting, she waives her hands over the candles, welcoming in the Sabbath. Then she covers her eyes, so as not to see the candles before reciting the blessing, and recites the blessing. The hands are then removed from the eyes, and she looks at the candles, completing the mitzvah of lighting the candles. There is also blessing of the children and the reciting of the Kiddush. The Film also showed a scene of a wedding. This was my first time seeing this movie and it was a good look into what happened, what followers of Jud aism have gone through, their practice of Hebrew, rituals, and belief in their faith. ...read more.

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