When President Obama entered office, he dreamed that his hope-and-change messaging and his references to his familial Islamic roots would win over the Muslim world. The soon-to-be Nobel Peace Prize
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Elie Wiesel was a survivor who came face to face with the depths of human cruelty, but who refused to loosen his grip on hope. The Nobel Peace Prize winner was a voice for the millions who lost their lives in the Holocaust. His advocacy didn’t stop there. Show More Summary
He passed away at the age of 87, but his legacy will last far beyond his lifetime. From Haaretz: Holocaust survivor, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, prolific author and outspoken activist Elie Wiesel died Saturday at the age of 87. Wiesel was perhaps best known for his major role in promoting Holocaust education, and for perpetuating the […]
Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel died Saturday at the age of 87. President Obama called Wiesel "the conscience of the world." Wiesel is best known for his relentless campaign to make sure the world never forgets one of history's darkest chapters. Jeff Glor reports.
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Elie Wiesel never made Israel his home, but Israelis considered the author and Nobel Peace Prize laureate as one of their own anyway. In the hours after the announcement of Wiesel’s death, the country’s leading political and intellectual dignitaries paid tribute to him with eloquent expressions of...
He survived a Jewish death camp, was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize, fought for human rights, and against anti-Semitism. The post Remembering Elie Wiesel—The Man, The Legend appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Among the many admirers of Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, who died on Saturday at the age of 87, was President Barack Obama, who called him "one of the great moral voices of our time, and in many ways, the...Show More Summary
Reaction is pouring in to the death of Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, 87, author of Night. Highlights, via the AP : "The state of Israel and the Jewish people express sorrow over the death of Elie Wiesel. Elie, a master of words, gave expression to the...
Author and humanitarian Elie Wiesel, who died Saturday at age 87, won the Noble Peace Prize in 1986 in recognition as “one of the most important spiritual leaders and guides in an age when violence, repression and racism continue to characterize the world.” Below is Wiesel’s full...
Author, Holocaust survivor, and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel died on Saturday at the age of 87. Wiesel's hugely influential 1955 memoir Night documented his experiences in the Holocaust, notably his time at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Wiesel subsequently spent much of his life working to keep the memory ... More »
Elie Wiesel, an Auschwitz survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner, who was what the New York Times calls “an eloquent witness” for the Holocaust, has died. The writer and activist was 87. The New York Times continues: Mr. Wiesel, a charismatic lecturer and humanities professor, was the author of several dozen books. In 1986, he […]
The author Elie Wiesel, who wrote the memoir Night about surviving a concentration camp as a teen during the Holocaust and became a Nobel Peace Prize winner, died Saturday. He was 87. Wiesel, wrote more than 50 books and was honoredShow More Summary