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Posts Tagged: Elie Wiesel

October 28, 2021 12:19 pm

William Barber Distances Himself From Anti-Zionism at Lecture Honoring Elie Wiesel

On Wednesday, October 27, Rev. Dr. William Barber II, gave a lecture in honor of Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel. During his lecture, which was sponsored...

March 18, 2021 11:09 am

Ethnic Studies, the Third World Liberation Front and My Grandmother - In 1979, my grandmother, Tsilya Reitburd-Mendzheritsky, was taken to a Soviet prison in Dmitrov, a small town about an hour from her home...

July 3, 2020 12:38 pm

Son Pays Poetic Tribute to Jewish Literary Giant Elie Wiesel on Anniversary of Death

The son of Elie Wiesel -- the Holocaust survivor, literary giant and human rights advocate who passed away in July 2016 -- has paid a...

January 29, 2020 10:03 am

Elie Wiesel’s Son Talks About Life With Famed Holocaust Survivor and Nobel Laureate - Elisha Wiesel, the son and only child of the late Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel, spoke to the New...

October 30, 2019 6:49 am

Jewish Survival: Making Music With What Remains

The great Jewish historian Salo Baron objected to the "lachrymose" version of Jewish history -- the overemphasis on Jewish suffering. Instead, Jewish history should be...

May 20, 2019 6:51 am

75 Years Since Elie Wiesel Was Sent to Auschwitz

Seventy-five years ago this week, Elie Wiesel was deported from Sighet, Romania -- a small town in the Carpathian mountains -- at the age of...

January 15, 2019 3:54 pm

Elie Wiesel’s Family Welcomes Signing of Anti-Genocide Act Named After Late Nobel Laureate

The signing on Monday of the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act by President Donald Trump was welcomed by the late Holocaust survivor and...

October 30, 2018 3:52 pm

Is America Any Different When It Comes to Antisemitism?

On November 9th, communities around the world will mark the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the infamous antisemitic pogrom that symbolized the acceleration of Hitler’s murderous campaign...

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...

October 3, 2018 8:21 am

Marking Elie Wiesel’s 90th Birthday

I spent my life loving Elie Wiesel, and had the honor and pleasure of knowing him, learning from him, and working with him. I now...

August 8, 2018 12:23 pm

Curator of Elie Wiesel Museum Welcomes Global Outpouring of Support, as Romanian Police Arrest Vandalism Suspect

In the wake of this past weekend’s vandalism incident at the childhood home of the late Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel in Romania,...

August 5, 2018 12:14 pm

Son of Elie Wiesel Responds to Antisemitic Graffiti on Father’s House: ‘Holocaust Memory and Jews Are Under Attack’

The only child of the late Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel has responded to the antisemitic desecration of his father's childhood home in northwestern...

July 18, 2018 12:10 pm

Honoring Elie Wiesel’s Legacy, House of Representatives Passes Genocide Prevention Act

The US House of Representatives passed on Tuesday the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018. The legislation, according to the House Foreign Affairs...

June 8, 2018 9:05 am

The Second Yahrzeit of Elie Wiesel: A Portrait of Love

As we approach Elie Wiesel’s second yahrzeit, a gentle and special cloud of our own reflections and memories comes to us. I always wondered: how did...


Stormy Daniels ‘Proud’ of Trump’s Indictment

i24 News - Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, gave an interview on Friday to the British paper The Times, in the midst of media turmoil following the...


Three Israelis Wounded in Car Ramming Attack in West Bank

i24 News - Israeli forces have reported a hit and run attack in village of Beit Omer near Hebron, in the West Bank. The terrorist has been neutralized, according to local...

Middle East

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Threatens to Prosecute ‘Without Mercy...

Faced with an increasing number of women defying the compulsory dress code, Iran’s judiciary chief has threatened to prosecute "without...

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