"Then one day, the Hungarian police expelled all the foreign Jews from Sighet." Moishe the Beadle is actually a foreigner, so he and the others like him are packed into train cars like cattle." (pg.6)
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Reports comes from Budapest that the Jews there are intuitive to assault by the Nazis. But the Jews of Sighet are hopeful that the Nazis won’t come all the way to their small-scale town.
Eliezer’s dad went to a special Council meeting. Everyone’s anxiously waiting to find out what new information Eliezer’s dad will bring. Eliezer’s dad comes back from his meeting after midnight. He’s accosted by people begging to find out what he learned in the meeting
The police start clubbing Jews and force the whole group to run. Eliezer realizes that he hates the Hungarian police.