Appendix 6: Friedmann - "Heard any Good Jews Lately?"

(as a group, discuss the following)

  1. Who is Friedmann's audience? Who is he writing this article to primarily?
  2. What is Friedmann's purpose? Does he want to inform? argue for a point-of-view? persuade? Does Lawrence accomplish his purpose?
  3. What do you agree with or disagree with in regards to Friedmann's article? Why? Are your agree/disagreements well thought out, or are they reactionary?
  4. Do you think Friedmann presents his article well? Why or why not?
  5. How do you identify with what Friedmann says? Is there any area of your life in which you can relate?
(think about this individually): *Save these worksheets and any notes you take to hand in with your final draft.