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May 1, 2016 11:03 am

Newly Revealed Version of Elie Wiesel’s ‘Night’ Includes Scathing Indictment Against God

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Elie Wiesel. Photo: David Shankbone.

Elie Wiesel. Photo: David Shankbone.

The 150-page work that historian Dr. Joel Rappel pulls off the shelves of his vast library is a difficult document to read. It’s not the handwriting that makes the task hard – it’s actually quite legible. The content – a searing indictment against God and anyone who believed in him during the Holocaust – is what causes the reader to shudder.

“We believed in miracles and in God! And not in fate … and we [fared] very badly not believing in fate. If we had, we could have prevented many catastrophes,” writes the author.

Read full story at Haaretz.

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