Tag: Elie Wiesel

Pesach Sameach

“I love Passover because for me it is a cry against indifference, a cry for compassion.” Elie Wiesel, Romanian-born American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel laureate, and Holocaust survivor. For those of the Jewish faith and heritage, Passover begins tonight at sundown. Passover commemorates the deliverance of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt. It carries …

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Try to Remember

Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future. Romanian-American author, academic, activist, Nobel Prize laureate, and Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel, was born on this day in 1928 (died 2016). Face it, Elie Wiesel had horrible memories, much of them told in his autobiographical Night. In Night, …

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