Elie Wiesel, the world’s best known and most influential Holocaust survivor, would have turned 91 today.
“To be a witness is actually a mitzvah.”
“Tragically, these atrocities are happening today; we simply cannot wait to act.”
Co-founder of Limmud FSU: The graffiti incident “caused pain and outrage all over the world but it is reassuring to see that justice is being served.”
The graffiti read “public toilet” and “Nazi Jew lying in hell with Hitler” as well as “Anti-Semite pedophile.”
During the Holocaust, George Soros was a 14-year-old kid. Having since become a wealthy liberal, he has faced brutal right-wing propaganda campaigns.
Her criticism of Israel is important. Why couldn’t she say it in front of the people with the power to do something about it?
On October 22, the Forward mistakenly published a story noting that a woman was publicly alleging, on another website, that she had been sexually harassed by Elie Wiesel in 1989.
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.”