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Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel was born on September 30, 1928 in the Kingdom of Romania and emigrated after WWII to the United States. Wiesel is famous as a writer and human rights activist. He is a survivor of the Holocaust and his books often deal with this subject. In 1985 Wiesel was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor that the U.S. Congress ... See full bio »
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 2014/I Dawn (novel)
 1986 L'aube (book)
 1982 Le procès de Shamgorod (TV Movie) (play)
 1975 Zalmen: or, The Madness of God (TV Movie) (play "Zalmen, ou, La folie de Dieu")
 1970 Un temps pour la mémoire (Short)
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Book: "The Town Beyond the Wall", 1964.

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Interview | See more »

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Take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.


Author of the book, Night, based on his experience in Auschwitz, one of the Nazi Camps See more »

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