Who is Elie WieselElie Wiesel (, born Eliezer Wiesel Hebrew: אֱלִיעֶזֶר וִיזֶל ʾÉlīʿezer Vīzel; September 30, 1928 – July 2, 2016) was a Romanian-born American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel laureate, and Holocaust survivor. He authored 57 books, written mostly in French and English, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a Jewish prisoner in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps.He was a professor of the humanities at Boston University, which created the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies in his honor. He was involved with Jewish causes and human rights causes and helped establish the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D. C. In his political activities, he also campaigned for victims of oppression in places like South Afric...
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- Human beings should be held accountable. Leave God alone. He has enough problems.
- Look, if I were alone in the world, I would have the right to choose despair, solitude and self-fulfillment. But I am not alone.
- I have not lost faith in God. I have moments of anger and protest. Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason.
- I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.
- It all happened so fast. The ghetto. The deportation. The sealed cattle car. The fiery altar upon which the history of our people and the future of mankind were meant to be sacrificed.
Comments about Elie WieselTheuew: elie wiesel “we must take sides. neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. sometimes we must interfere.”
Fakepeoplesbot: sorry to bother you but, my name is nicolas phillips, and i am from comoros! i love to listen to trance music while i read my favorite book night by elie wiesel
Devils_harlot: book: night by elie wiesel movie: hard to pick just one but off the top of my head shawshank redemption is always pretty high up tv show: same as above so random choice, game of thrones (before it went to shit)
Inspirationlisa: on page 227 of 450 of and the sea is never full, by elie wiesel
Bujewishstudies: please consider donating to the elie wiesel center this giving day, coming up on tuesday, april 11th.
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