“The blood that was shed by our young lions, the sacrifices endured, everything will be inscribed. Each widow’s tear, every death rattle of the fallen soldiers – they won’t pass unnoticed by our descendants,” Elie Wiesel wrote in the Forverts 50 years ago.
The son of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel said that the United States had not learned the lessons of the Holocaust because it has turned away Syrian refugees.
Reading and studying the diaries of the Holocaust can bring us closer to the hearts and souls that were lost.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will bestow its highest honor, the Elie Wiesel Award, on German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her work advancing Holocaust awareness. “Chancellor Merkel has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to making the preservation of Holocaust memory a priority for Germany,” said Tom Bernstein, who chairs the council governing the…
“Enter this place, passerby,” Michael Glickman said on January 29, “and meet those who survived the nightmare. Meet them, and learn from them.”
Elisha Wiesel, son of the Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, was promoted to Goldman Sachs’s chief information officer this week.
“If in my lifetime I was to write only one book, this would be the one,” Elie Wiesel wrote in a preface to his wife Marion’s 2012 translation of his Holocaust memoir “Night.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Elie Wiesel’s son, paying tribute to his father, excoriated the rhetoric and policies associated with President-elect Donald Trump, but also cautioned Americans to respect each other however deep the political divide. “He believed strongly in the world of this museum and broadcasting the dangers of viewing the other with distrust and suspicion,”…
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Will a charged political environment change the way we think about Wiesel’s legacy?