Elie Wiesel

10 classic books everyone must read in their lives

For some, summer reading is nothing more than a chore. And for others, it is a welcomed assignment, one that provides the most delicious kind of escape on a hot summer morning or a rainy afternoon.<p>In honor of back to school starting, we've asked our editors to choose their favorite summer reading …

Literature

Ben Kingsley: I carried a photo of Elie Wiesel on 'Operation Finale' set

Actor Nick Kroll said the film about the capture of Adolf Eichmann was a victory story 'rife with questions of morality.'<p>><br>• ><p>A scene from 'Operation …

Israel

Romanian Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Vandalizing Elie Wiesel’s Home

(JTA) — Romanian police arrested a 37-year-old man whom they suspect wrote anti-Semitic slogans on the childhood home of Elie Wiesel.<p>The man, whose …

Jewish Culture

Ben Kingsley credits Elie Wiesel for new movie on Nazi hunters

Actor Sir Ben Kingsley is crediting Elie Wiesel, the Nobel Prize winning author and Holocaust survivor, as the inspiration behind his new film.<p>“Elie …

Ben Kingsley

Sir Ben Kingsley on how Elie Wiesel fueled his "Operation Finale" performance - CBS News

Sir Ben Kingsley on how Elie Wiesel fueled hi...

Ben Kingsley

The best answer to Holocaust denial is getting the facts right | Letters

<b>Professor Eve Rosenhaft</b> of the University of Liverpool writes to correct a historical error in a piece about the vandalising of Elie Wiesel’s house in Romania<p>The article on the defacement of Elie Wiesel’s house in Sighetu Marmaţiei contains a historical error (House of Holocaust survivor Elie …

World News

Sirena Huang and Dominic Chamot Playing Prokofiev Sonata From The Classical Bride Music Festival | Times Square Chronicles

Sirena Huang and Dominic Chamot Playing Prokofiev Sonata From The Classical Bride Music Festival<p>As part of a master class for the Classical Bride …

Music Festivals

Institute decries 'grotesque' vandalism to Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel's childhood home

<b>(CNN) —</b> Vandals spray-painted hot-pink pejoratives on the childhood home of author, Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, according to the institute set up in his honor.<p>The Elie Wiesel National Institute for Studying the Holocaust in Romania called the damage "grotesque" and asked …

Justice

Late Holocaust survivor's home vandalized

The childhood home of late Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel was vandalized with hot-pink graffiti, according to the institute set up in his honor.

Justice

October 2010 - SCoJeC officials meet Struan Stevenson MEP

Community extra<p>Jacob Ziff goes on the run to aid hospital which cared for him<p>JC Reporter<p>11:30<p>Jacob Ziff goes on the run to aid hospital which cared …

Jewish Culture

WITNESS by Ariel Burger

Life lessons from Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel (1928-2016), as recounted by his longtime student.<p>Debut writer Burger, …

Nobel Prize

We can prevent mass atrocities: It’s time for Congress to pass the Elie Wiesel Act

Thirty years after the United States ratified the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide Congress has the chance to …

Human Rights

Israel expresses dismay over Romanian farm minister's Auschwitz remark

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Israel reacted with "dismay and disappointment" on Thursday to a comment by Romanian Agriculture Minister Petre Daea, who compared the slaughter of sick pigs to the murder of Jews at the Auschwitz Nazi death camp.<p>Daea's remark was made in a brief televised interview detailing …

World News

Romanian minister slammed for comparing pig slaughter to Auschwitz

Jewish organisations and politicians across Romania have attacked a minister for comparing the slaughter of virus-infected pigs in farms to Auschwitz.<p>…

Israel

DOJ reportedly wants US attorneys to call undocumented immigrants 'illegal aliens'

The Department of Justice (DOJ), led by Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, America’s most racist Keebler elf, reportedly wants U.S. attorneys offices …

Immigration

DOJ Orders Attorneys to Say 'Illegal Alien' Instead of 'Undocumented'

The United States Department of Justice sent out an agency-wide email that told its employees to refer to people living illegally in the United …

Immigration

What is Voice? How would you define a writer’s voice?

WHAT IS VOICE?Voice is —• – <i>Voice is a way of telling that can “make events reverberate</i>. (Thaisa Frank and Dorothy Wall, Finding Your Writer’s</i> …

“Witness”: Ariel Burger shares Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom

Learning about the life and work of Elie Wiesel can truly be transformational. As a man, he was one of the most enlightening thinkers responding to …

Israel

Romania investigates anti-Jewish graffiti on Elie Wiesel’s house

Romanian police began an investigation on Saturday after anti-Semitic graffiti appeared on the house of late Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel in northwest …

World News

Elie Wiesel memorial plaque unveiled at Jerusalem Holocaust museum

"His words touched the very soul of the Jewish people."<p>><br>• ><p>A memorial plaque to Elie Wiesel is unveiled at the Jerusalem Chamber of Holocaust, July 2, …

Israel

Elie Wiesel: A yahrzeit cloud and portrait of love

Dr. Inna Rogatchi<p>The writer is president of the Rogatchi Foundation. Her forthcoming book is "Stars of Despair, Stars of Hope: Personal Reflections …

Israel

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner, dies at 87

Elie Wiesel, who emerged from the Holocaust to become one of the most renowned writers and activists of the 20th century, died in Manhattan on …

Israel

When Elie Wiesel Confronted Ronald Reagan

Time and again, the Holocaust survivor showed great courage, but in his last years he was saddened by how little the world had changed.<p>Elie Wiesel, …

Ronald Reagan

Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel remembered at private service

NEW YORK (AP) — Elie Wiesel was memorialized Sunday at a private service in Manhattan, as family and friends gathered and praised the endurance and eloquence of the Nobel Peace Prize winner and mourned him as one of the last firsthand witnesses to the Nazis' atrocities.<p>"This is really the double …

Anti-Defamation League

Nearly 20,000 New York City-Area Holocaust Survivors Live In Poverty

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Some 45,000 holocaust survivors call New York City home and nearly 20,000 of them live in poverty.It’s an unacceptable fact …

City Halls

The U.S. Holocaust Museum vs. Elie Wiesel

It’s all too easy to make excuses for why governments fail to act against genocide.<p>Elie Wiesel participates in a discussion on Capitol Hill in …

Israel

Thought for the Day, April 12, 2018

<b>Elie Wiesel, author, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor</b><p>“The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, …

Elie Wiesel

Steven Mnuchin, Caitlyn Jenner and a Rabbi Walk Into an Auction

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin bid on a Rao’s chef cooking a glatt kosher meal in his home. Caitlyn Jenner bid on a lunch with Michael …

Donald Trump

Caitlyn Jenner and Sean Spicer among winners at Jewish advocacy awards

What do a soldier, a former athlete, and a US press secretary all have in common?<p>According to the World Values Network (WVN), they are all – in their …

Jewish Culture

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of human rights award

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Myanmar has responded to the stripping of a prestigious human rights award from de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi by claiming the awarding institution was "misled and exploited."<p>The US Holocaust Memorial Museum museum announced Wednesday it was rescinding the prestigious Elie …

Human Rights