Critical Thinking/Discussion Questions - Max Notowitz

1. In the early stages of its use, why did Max and the other Jews view the white armband as a symbol of pride?

2. Max noted that he didn’t follow the rules. He stole food to survive. He refused to surrender and be killed. Compare Max’s acts of civil disobedience to that of a Freedom Rider or Sit-In participant in the 1960’s civil rights movement in the South.