Originally published 12/08/2016
Jacob S. Eder
Germany’s coming to terms with the Nazi past was a difficult, contradictory, and long-winded process, illustrated by its evolving attitude toward Wiesel.
Originally published 12/02/2016
Five months after his death, Elie Wiesel’s family gathered at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on Wednesday with prominent political figures to honor his contributions to Jewish history and memory.
Originally published 07/08/2016
While Wiesel leveraged his literary talents to win sympathy for Jewish victims of genocide, he sought to limit the narratives of other groups subjected to industrial-level extermination.
Originally published 07/05/2016
More than anyone else, he seared the memory of the Holocaust on the world’s conscience.
Originally published 10/29/2013
Lloyd C. Gardner
President Obama has made it clear: even after the withdrawal from Afghanistan, there will still be drone strikes.
Originally published 07/04/2016
Time and again, the Holocaust survivor showed great courage, but in his last years he was saddened by how little the world had changed.
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