Ron Rosenbaum’s article lambasting Wiesel’s supposed gentrification of the Holocaust is an exercise in misguided sensationalism.
“The Soviet authorities expected a large crowd, and they did their best to frighten it away. The Jews were not to forget that someone was watching.”
As Rosh Hashanah got closer each year, I could see his attention wandering to his childhood, his past.
“There’s no thinker or writer or person who has had more influence on my moral understanding than Elie Wiesel.”
“None of us will ever comprehend the depravity of what Elie experienced during the Holocaust. He tried to help us see and feel that pain.”
More than 70 years after fascists took Elie Wiesel to the train station of this sleepy city in Romania, hundreds of its residents retraced his steps.
The best way to remember our teacher is to study Jewish texts, as he loved to do.
Wiesel’s name graces the corner of Manhattan’s Central Park West and West 84 Street, following the Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor’s death.
— New York City has named a street after Holocaust survivor, author and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel. The southwest corner of 84t…
Elie Wiesel’s son, Elisha Wiesel, describes a father whose unconditional love was as impactful as the wisdom he imparted.