The Question and Answer section for Night is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The setting of Chapter One is Sighet, Transylvania (modern day Romania) in 1941.
On the seventh day of Passover, the Jewish community leaders were arrested by the Nazi soldiers. Numerous laws and restrictions were also placedupon the Jewish people.
Elizer felt numb: he felt nothing,
We were ready. I was the first to leave...I looked at our house, where I had spent so many years in my search for God; in fasting in order to hasten the coming of the Messiah; in imagining what my life would be...