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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It is also a conversation that Elie Wiesel is still having with himself, made up of the fictional situations and imaginary characters that Wiesel has created during a forty-year career.
Today is the opening of the inaugural Petra Conference in Jordan hosted by King Abdullah II and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel.
This belief propels Moment co-founder Elie Wiesel, whom I talk with in this issue about his recent brush with death, and his fear that as survivors die off, future generations will forget the Holocaust.
Elie Wiesel, in his transactions with the drama, has involved himself in an effort to re-create a particularly Jewish theater, one that is steeped in the Jewish textual tradition and that uses the techniques of the theater to confront the ultimate issue of God's intervention in--or absence from--human affairs.
I was delighted to see some of my own personal favorites make this book list, among them: Black Elk Speaks (Fine Communications), The Myth of the Eternal Return (Princeton Press) by Mircea Eliade, Siddhartha (Bantam) by Hermann Hesse, The Autobiography of Malcolm X (African American Images), Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (Bantam) by Robert Pirsig, and Night (Bantam) by Elie Wiesel.
As Eugene Borowitz and Elie Wiesel have written, we Jews did not lose faith in God during the Shoah -- many had lost that faith already after the Enlightenment and emancipation.
And the "Jews of silence" that Elie Wiesel discovered in the late 1960s, whom nobody had known about, the miraculous Jewish community that still hungered for a Jewish identity, were only to be found in the Soviet Union--victims again, this time of Soviet anti-Semitism.
Partnership Supports The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest in the 20(th) Year of the Annual Competition and at a Time of Increased Focus on Ethics in Education, Politics, Business and Society
NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and its exclusive corporate sponsor, LRN, announced today that Christiana Whitcomb, Bowdoin College, Class of 2014, is the first place winner of the 2014 Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics essay contest.
26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and its exclusive corporate sponsor, LRN, announced today that Alexandra Stewart, University of New Mexico, Class of 2015, is the first place winner of the 2015 Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics essay contest.
From the magazine's premiere issue of May/June 1975, with articles by Elie Wiesel, Calvin Trillin and Susan Dworkin, to the current issue, with its symposium on wisdom, Moment challenges and engages readers around the globe.
George Clooney and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel to Co-Chair Global Human Rights Award
Cruz made the comments as a participant on a panel featuring author Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel.
According to the letter, the condemnation was prompted by an advertisement written by Elie Wiesel and published in major news outlets worldwide, accusing Hamas of "child sacrifice" and comparing the group to the Nazis.
Written in response to an advertisement circulated worldwide via news sources by Elie Wiesel which accused Hamas of "child sacrifice" and which compared the group to the Nazis, the letter states, "aACA*we are disgusted and outraged by Elie Wiesel's abuse of our history in these pages to justify the unjustifiable: Israel's wholesale effort to destroy Gaza and the murder of more than 2,000 Palestinians, including many hundreds of children.