Elie Wiesel

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All About Elie Wiesel

  • Born September 30, 1928 in Sighet, Transylvania.
  • Died July 7, 2016 in New York City, NY.
  • Won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1986.
  • Survivor of Auschwitz (Holocaust).
  • A-7713 tattooed on left forearm.
  • Author of 60 books.
  • Journalist in Paris and NY.
  • 1972, Professor at City College of NY.
  • 1976, Professor at Boston University.
  • Wiesel's kabbalah was Moshe the Beadle, the idea Moshe teaches him is to resonate through the book Night.

Elie Wiesel's Family

  • Wife- Marion Wiesel
  • Mother- Sarah Feig
  • Father- Shlomo Wiesel
  • Sisters- Tzipora, Hilda, and Beatrice Wiesel
  • Son- Shlomo Elisha Wiesel
  • Grandfather- Doyde Feig
  • Grandson- Elijah Wiesel
  • Went through holocaust with his father, separated from mother and sisters
  • Father died in Buchenwald by being beaten by German soldier.
  • Mother and sister also died during the holocaust.
  • Older sister Hilda and Beatrice survived, later reunited with Elie.