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I wrote this one a few weeks after ST Haiyan swept through (almost a year ago) the Philippines. I was reminded by this today when I stumbled upon this documentary on CLIMATE CHANGE- <a href="http:// … 355 more words

Why Elie Wiesel's Night is Called Night

Elie Wiesel’s Night is a work of historical fiction based on his own experiences during the Holocaust. There are many reasons why Elie Wiesel decided to name his book “night”, including its symbolism of the cruelty of the Holocaust, as a symbol for death itself, and as a metaphor for his childhood. 567 more words


NY Times Runs Ad From Holocaust Survivors Condemning Israel, Attacking Elie Wiesel

Hundreds of Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors bought an ad in Saturday’s New York Times condemning what they referred to as “the massacre of Palestinians in Gaza and the ongoing occupation and colonization of historic Palestine.” 540 more words

Jewish Holocaust survivors respond to Wiesel and call for justice in Gaza

40 Jewish survivors of the Nazi Holocaust and 287 descendants of survivors and victims issued a letter this weekend condemning Israel’s actions in Gaza. The letter, with signatories from 26 countries representing four generations of survivors, runs in the Saturday, August 23rd edition of the New York Times: 1,191 more words


Elie Wiesel's Turn

In the midst of the current and ongoing assault on Gaza, chief holocaust industrialist Elie Wiesel had written an ad which has been run in major U.S. 639 more words


Stacking the Shelves (4)

Stacking The Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. It’s all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. 405 more words

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Holocaust Survivors Counter Elie Wiesel's Hateful Ad

Like many Jews of my generation and subsequent ones, I read Elie Wiesel’s book “Night” when I was very young. I was moved,

frightened and terribly saddened by the horrors Wiesel and millions of others suffered at the hands of the Nazis. 4,753 more words