1. What does Reuven’s
father want his son to become?
2. Which of the following
characters is not hospitalized at some point in the novel?
3. Which of the following
characters strongly supports the creation of the state of Israel?
4. Which of the following
historical events takes place during the novel?
5. Who cooks meals
for Reuven when he is at home?
6. What position
does Reuven play most of the time on his softball team?
7. Where does Danny
go to graduate school?
8. Who recommends
books to Danny in the library?
9. What is Danny’s
critique of his psychology classes at Hirsch College?
10. Why is Reb Saunders
opposed to the creation of the state of Israel?
11. Which of the
following boys plays baseball on Danny’s team?
12. How did Billy
lose his eyesight?
13. Who is considered
the founder of Hasidism?
14. Why does Reb
Saunders raise Danny in silence?
15. Which of the
following is true of Danny at the end of the novel?
16. What is the term
for a person who opposes Hasidism?
17. Why must Danny
listen closely to his father’s Sabbath speeches?
18. Reuven excels
in which of the following subjects?
19. What language
does Reb Saunders speak in conversation?
20. Where do Reuven
and his father vacation in August?
21. When does Danny’s
father acknowledge that his son will not take his place as head
of the dynasty?
22. Which of the
following Saunders family events does Reuven attend?
23. Which of the
following subjects is Danny unable toteach himself?
24. Reuven expresses
a romantic interest in which of the following women?
25. Which of the
following terms does not apply to Reb Saunders?