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Questions for "Farewell Mister Haffmann"

  • Why did Jews not leave France before July 1942 when the round-up (deportations) began?  

  • Why did many Jews in France (and many other European countries) think that they were not in danger even after their country was occupied by the Third Reich?

  • What was the difference between north and south France in regard to deportations?

  • Were you surprised by the change in Francois’ character? 

  • How realistic was Francois’ request of Joseph regarding impregnating his wife?  

  • Does the ending feel realistic? What do you think will happen with Francois? 

  • Share a story of survival of a Jewish individual(s) you know who lived in Europe during WWII.

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