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Elisha Wiesel is an American businessman and the only child of Jewish writer, activist, and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel.

ARTICLES BY: Elisha Wiesel

October 29, 2018 10:09 pm

How to Respond to the Unspeakable Tragedy in Pittsburgh

Adapted from remarks delivered at Ansche Chesed community vigil on New York's Upper West Side on Oct 27th, 2018.  How to respond to unspeakable tragedy? Even an...

November 5, 2017 2:22 pm

Answering the Call of My Father, Elie Wiesel

Following is the text of an address by Elisha Wiesel at the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity gala on Wednesday night.  I would like to begin...


Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Supermodel Karlie Kloss Confirms She Converted to Judaism Before Marrying Joshua Kushner

Supermodel Karlie Kloss confirmed for the first time publicly that she...

A Ballad in the Key of Four Generations of Survival

JNS.org - This is deeply personal. But what I have experienced should resonate with the entire Jewish community — the one...


Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...


Sources: US-Backed Forces Capture Syria Suspects Tied to American Deaths

US-backed forces have captured Islamic State fighters tied to a January suicide bombing in Syria that killed four Americans, US officials say, generating concrete leads for Washington about the deadliest...


Israeli Agriculture Tech Fund Copia Raises $27 Million

Israel's Copia Agro and Food Technologies Fund said on Tuesday it raised $27 million in a funding from institutional and private investors and companies in Israel, Europe, Asia, Africa and the...

Middle East

Turkey Escalates Crackdown on Dissent Six Years After Gezi Protests

Unzile Aksakoglu struggles to explain to her seven-year-old daughter why her father Yigit has spent four months in jail and may never leave, because of his alleged role in mass...