The Question and Answer section for Night is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The train is cramped. There is no ventilation or bathrooms. The only light or air is had through the holes in the sides of the boxcar. Madame Schaechter is in the same train car as Eliezer during the initial deportation to Auschwitz. She had...
Elie basically questions everything from his own people, to his humanity, to his own faith. He laments that people do not care and his God does not care: Elie looses hope in life.
Consider that the Jews were destroyed financially, physically, and emotionally. It is no wonder they felt that humanity no longer exists.