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Businessman Elisha Wiesel, the son of Holocaust survivor, human-rights activist and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, speaking at the Washington National Cathedral on Oct. 12, 2021 Source: Screenshot.

Honoring his father’s story, Elisha Wiesel sees fighting anti-Semitism inextricably linked to Zionism

The late Holocaust survivor, human-rights activist and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel became the first modern Jew to have a bust of his face sculpted into the stonework of the Washington National Cathedral’s Human Rights...
Elie and Marion Wiesel at the 2012 Time 100 gala, April 24, 2012. Credit: David Shankbone via Wikimedia Commons.

Virtual 90th-birthday event honors Marion Wiesel’s support of Ethiopian Jewry

In celebration of Marion Wiesel’s 90th birthday, the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO) will hold a star-studded virtual event with a performance by Israeli singer, songwriter and musician Idan Raichel on Jan....
American business magnate Sheldon Adelson attends an American Independence Day celebration at Avenue in Airport City, on July 3, 2018. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90

‘Your suffering is our pleasure’: The anti-Zionist glee at Sheldon Adelson’s death

When the former Conservative British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died in 2013, there were some on the left who regarded her passing as a moment for celebration. Social-media channels filled up with jokes and...

July 2, 2016: Elie Wiesel, Auschwitz Survivor and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Dies at...

Born on September 30, 1928, in Sighet, Romania, Elie Wiesel pursued Jewish religious studies before his family was forced into Nazi death camps during WWII. Wiesel survived, and later wrote the internationally acclaimed memoir Night....
Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel speaks at an awards ceremony held at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Wiesel received the Jerusalem guardian award in recognition of his unwavering defense of Jerusalem as the eternal capital of the Jewish people. Aug. 31, 2010. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90.

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 York Post about what it was like growing up with his famous father. “Everybody...

A message of hope from Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel dedicated his life advocating for peace, humanity, truth, and helping other survivors emerge stronger after the devastation they experienced during the Holocaust. This is his message of hope. Holocaust survivors will always remember....
U.S. President Donald Trump signing legislation in the Oval Office, January 2018. Source: White House.

Trump signs anti-genocide act, anti-Semitism resolution into law

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed new bipartisan legislation committing the United States to preventing genocide, named in honor of Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel. The Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities...

The Humble Nobility of Elie Wiesel

It begins in a world now gone, lying at the borders of Ruthenia, Bukovina and Galicia, forgotten places that were the glory of the Habsburg Empire and of European Judaism. Seventy years later, all...

How Elie Wiesel inspired the Free Soviet Jewry movement

On my bookshelves there are two rows of volumes on the Soviet Jewry movement. Squeezed in among the tomes is a small, well-worn paperback with pages no longer attached to the spine, “The Jews...

Wiesel: De Auschwitz a Disneylandia

Wiesel: De Auschwitz a Disneylandia, una viuda expresada en Yiddish: El alma de Wiesel, como la de muchos intelectuales judíos, se expresa y entiende mejor en Yiddish, la lengua que, por algún motivo permite niveles...