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Son of late Holocaust survivor speaks on father's message


The College of Lake County Center for Nonviolence, in partnership with the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, gave a lecture with Elisha Wiesel, son of the late Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, at Highland Park High School in Highland Park, IL on Sunday, Nov. 685 more words


"There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when... "

“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.”

– Elie Wiesel, Romanian, American, writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, Holocaust survivor,


Athens Holocaust Memorial vandalized again

Via Minos Moissis & CFCA

The Holocaust Memorial in Athens, close to the Synagogue, was vandalized on Saturday.

The inscription in Elie Wiesel’s words at the Holocaust Memorial  was stripped by strangers, disappeared in two of its three tracks with the meaningful text in Greek and French. 174 more words

Antisemitism In Greece

Losing My Faith . . . Again


It may sound strange coming from someone who claims to be a spiritual director, one who guides or companions others in their journeys of faith, but if I am honest, I have to confess that I lose my faith on a pretty regular basis. 1,586 more words


The Final Solution

I pray to God within me that He will give me the strength to ask Him the right questions.

~Elie Wiesel,  from Night… 320 more words



If you enjoy biographies and memoirs, one of the most harrowing books you will ever read is Elie Wiesel’s Night. His account of life in the Nazi prison camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald is not merely about physical but spiritual darkness and death — the death of faith and hope, the death of a soul. 612 more words

Biblical Meditation

Life did not begin at my birth

I am fond of this quote, in particular, because it is always a humbling reminder that I am not the center of the Universe.

“There is divine beauty in learning. 109 more words

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