Question by  worker5579 (13)

Who is Eli Wiesel?

My teacher is always talking about him.


Answer by  jclick (1561)

Elie Wiesel is one of the best known author of Holocaust survivor literature. He is best known for his memoir "Night" which chronicles his years in the Buchenwald and Auschwitz concentration camps. After the war, he emigrated to the United States where he began writing and teaching. He was awarded a Nobel Prize in 1986.


Answer by  traumatised (3285)

Elie Wiesel is a Romanian-born author, professor, philanthropist, speaker and activist. He has written 57 books including "Night", an account of his experiences at Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps during the Holocaust. He now regularly speaks for the cause of peace and to commemorate the Holocaust, and won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1986.


Answer by  dollgirl (636)

Elie Wiesel survived the concentration camps of the Nazis, specifically Auschwitz and Buchenwald. His parents and younger sister did not survive. After the war he studied in Paris and became a journalist. While interviewing a famous French writer, Francois Mauriac, Wiesel was encouraged to write about his experiences, and thus his memoir "Night" was written.


Answer by  Roland27 (16334)

He is a Jewish man who survived Concentration Camps in Hitler Ruled Germany. Eli now talks about his experience and gets the story of the Holocaust out to younger generations.

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