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Max Vandenburg is a Jewish man who that hides in the Hubermanns' basement. Max's father saved Han's life in WW1, so later on Han tries to save Max's life and puts the Hubermanns' lives in grave danger. The Hubermanns' took great care of Max and fed him well. He was very welcomed in their household. Max was born on November 7th in Cockville in Stuttgarts and is the son of Eriks Vandenburg, he was 22 years old in this book. Max, like Liesel, have nightmares about their past. Liesel reads to…


The last part was written in the Talmud, a book thousands of years old. This Jewish collection of scripture and proverbs was considered sacred. And unlike the Holy Bible didn't consider women to be evil, but rather sacred. Food for thought?