Eli´s conflicts

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Elie’s Conflicts
The greatest conflicts that Elie encounters on the book Night are keeping his faith in God and in trying not leave his father all alone like somepeople had done with theirs.
I think one of his greatest conflicts in the book Night was to keep his faith in God. I say this because in the beginning he loved God and would do anything to expand hisknowledge. An example that supports my answer is on pg.4 and it states “One day I asked my father to find me a master who could guide me on my studies of Kabbalah” and another example is on page 3 andstates “I was almost thirteen and deeply observant. By day I studied Talmud and by night I would run to the synagogue to weep over the destruction of the Temple.” This are some examples of how hewould do anything to expand his knowledge about God and other things he didn’t know, even when they destroyed the temple he went to cry. This changes though out the story because on page 33 it states “Forthe first time, I felt anger rising within me. Why should I sanctify His name? The Almighty, the eternal terrible Master of the Universe, chose to be silent. What was there to thank Him for?” Inthis sentence he is mad at God for the first time even though he is everything for him. In that same chapter they were getting chosen to die or to live to work, but he found out that he was saying thewords “Yisgadal, veyiskadash, shmey raba……May His name be exalted and sanctified…..” so he was mad at God, but he had faith in him even though he felt like God was leaving him alone.
Another conflictthat Elie encounters throughout the story was to not leave his dad by himself even though he could do so much better in surviving for himself. He encountered thoughts he did not like and made himthink, one example is on page 91 when Rabbi Eliahu was searching for his son and Elie remembered that his son had seen his father sliding back to the rear and becoming weaker as time passed. It also...
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