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Wiesel, Elie

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Tefillin in Auschwitz—and elsewhere
Professor Wiesel replied: “I put on tefillin in Auschwitz every morning. I probably shouldn’t have done it. But I did.”
Elie Wiesel, an author, Nobel Prize laureate, and Holocaust survivor, recalls seeing the Rebbe for the first time, and the profound impact it had on the rest of his life. (1960's)
In his historic address before the Hungarian Parliament, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel told lawmakers and foreign dignitaries that the Jewish community must be allowed to thrive.
Near the end of an historic two-day return to his native Hungary, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel embraced the brother of two individuals mentioned in his semi-autobiographical memoir of life in the concentration camps.
Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel celebrated the 20th anniversary of Chabad-Lubavitch activities in Budapest, his first official trip back to the country from which he and his family were deported more than 60 years ago.
A conversation with Elisha Wiesel, the only child of Elie Wiesel, the famed Holocaust survivor, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, author, and human rights advocate. Elisha discusses the impact the Rebbe had on his father and how it influenced everything he set ...
Holocaust survivor challenged world leaders to fight anti-Semitism and pursue peace
Elie Wiesel, who perpetuated the memory of the Holocaust, championed international recognition of evil in all its forms and received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986, passed away on July 2 at his home in Manhattan. He was 87 years old. “Wiesel is a messenger...
She was a journalist for 60 years, and I was a journalist for 60 seconds; I figured it was time we met.
Elie Wiesel asked the Rebbe, “How can you believe in G‑d after the Holocaust?” The Rebbe asked Elie Wiesel, “How can you not believe in G‑d after the Holocaust?”
From a letter to Elie Wiesel: Abraham, father of us all, questioned G‑d’s justice. So did Moses. So did Rabbi Akiva. So did many enlightened souls. You are not the first. Of all those who questioned, there were two approaches: Those who meant it, and thos...
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