Quotes from the film:


          “The amount of legal work done in the courts is enormous. It's all being done by one man on foot, going from building to building in Norfolk. It's physically very stressful on him." 

        ~ Harry A. Morewitz

18 years old in 1940

Chapter 10:

"Fight For Our Freedom"

Conversation Starters:

  • What is a Maritime Lawyer?

  • What was 

  • In the film, Simone Neufeld says, "There was a man, an angel, by the name of Jacob Morewitz who came on board." His heroic actions helped save her family. 

    • What is your definition of a hero? 

    • What are some characteristics of a hero? 

    • Who would be considered a hero of yours?

  • Jacob L. Morewitz was hired to help one family. However, he was determined to save all of the refugees on the ship. If someone is paid to help someone, does that make that person less of a hero? 

  • In the film, Harry Morewitz says that his father helped Chinese immigrants who were "very badly treated by the immigration authorities."

    • How were Chinese immigrants treated and why?

  • Harry said, "When my father went down to the docks, US Marshals were standing guard." Why were men standing guard at the ship?

  • Bond

  • Maritime Libel Suite & Maritime Breach of Contract 

  • How was 

  • Use: "Fighter for the underdog, relentless, regardless of political ramifications."

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