“We can control him”, the leaders told themselves as people celebrated the election.
The nation became hostile towards minorities. Then, one day, CRASH! Jakob awoke to glass shattering. He quickly dressed and went downstairs, where he was arrested by the SS. a synagogue burst into flames.
A man fled the scene. He pounded on the door of a house. The door opened, “Guten Tag, Herr Schmidt”
“Frau Weiss”, he said, panting, “You must flee. They already got Jakob!”
The SS arrived seconds after the Weiss family fled. The SS arrested Herr Schmidt and tossed the mezuzah aside before vandalizing the house.