Elie Wiesel

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United States writer (born in Romania) who survived Nazi concentration camps and is dedicated to keeping alive the memory of the Holocaust (born in 1928)

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Freedman, now a professor of law at Hofstra University, was picked by the council's chairman, author Elie Weisel, to serve as executive director in 1980.
color) Hart High junior Iris Yang, 17, appeared on Oprah Winfrey's show for her essay on the book ``Night'' by Elie Weisel.
When Serbians were ethnically cleansing the former Yugoslavia of Bosnians, Holocaust survivor and author Elie Weisel stood in front of the Holocaust Museum in Washington and pleaded with President Clinton to prevent another Holocaust.
Werner quotes Elie Weisel as supporting this thesis.
Besides paying attention to the relatively straightforward testimonial narratives of survivors such as Elie Weisel, Primo Levi, Anne Frank and Sophie Goetzel-Leviathan, Schwarz extends coverage to such popular fictions as Gerald Green's Holocaust: A Novel of Survival and Triumph, a novel that Green adapted into the teleplay that became the mini-series Holocaust.
Writers such as Primo Levi, Jorge Semprun and Elie Weisel have all testified about the role of imagination, language and story as an escape from the darkest solitude of Auschwitz.
The Museum of Jewish Heritage opened to great fanfare, bringing Cardinal O'Connor and Elie Weisel to a ceremony attended by both the Governor and Mayor.
Various writers, including Nobel Prize winner and concentration camp survivor Elie Weisel, have insisted that the Holocaust can not and should not be represented in dramatic narrative.