Deborah E. Lipstadt

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by Yaitzell
Last updated 6 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Jewish History
Grade:
10

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Deborah E. Lipstadt

Cons⚫️Being that she has Jewish beliefs, certain topics are seen differently/more opinionated⚫️Changes Simon's question and answers it in an indirect manner that's not completely full⚫️Odd sentence structure and different vocabulary

Thesis Statement: Deborah E. Lipstadt's account should be studied by students because even though she does not fully answer Simon Wiesenthal's question, she does give strong arguments on how to obtain full repentance and atonement.

Biography: Deborah Esther Lipstadt was born on March 18, 1947 in New York City. She is a historian of American Jews and author. She is the Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University. She also worked at the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies and in the Department of Religion. She was a consultant to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. She also served two terms on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council.

Deborah E. Lipstadt

Final Opinion: Even though Lipstdadt does not directly answer Simon's question, students should read her essay because she redirects the readers mind and changes the question so that the reader can better understand the situation that Simon was in.

Pros⚫️Well educated, has deeply studied the Jewish religion and the Holocaust⚫️Takes her essay in a different direction to help readers fully grasp the situation that Simon was in when asked by the SS soldier to forgive him⚫️Asks critical thinking questions that are engaging and appropriate to Simon's question


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