Elie Wiesel

by Mary Ann Kelley

Elie Wiesel is known for his autobiographical book Night detailing his life as a prisoner in Auschwitz, Buna, and Buchenwald concentration camps. The appalling amount of death of political prisoners in these camps at the hands of the Nazis became known as the Holocaust. Wiesel's writing is considered among the most important in Holocaust literature. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986.

Born - September 30, 1928

Died - Still living

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The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity  (Y,M,O,T)
Mission:combat indifference, intolerance and injustice through international dialogue and youth-focused programs that promote acceptance, understanding and equality.

Elie Wiesel  (Y,M,O,T)
From The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity

Elie Wiesel Biography  (Y,M,O,T)
From the Academy of Achievement

Elie Wiesel The Perils of Indifference  (Y,M,O,T)
From the History Place Great Speeches Collection. Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate, Elie Wiesel, gave this impassioned speech in the East Room of the White House on April 12, 1999, as part of the Millennium Lecture series, hosted by President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Elie Wiesel Quotes  (y)
From Brainy Quote.com

Biography of Elie Wiesel (1928-)  (Y,M,O,T)
From Gradesaver.com. Includes a study guide for "Night" by Elie Wiesel.

Elie Wiesel - Author of Night  (Y,M,O,T)
From Library Thing.com. Includes the complete published works of Elie Wiesel.

United Nations Messenger of Peace Elie Wiesel   (Y,M,O,T)
From the United Nations.org

Elie Wiesel First Person Singular  (Y,M,O,T)
Comprehensive look at Elie Wiesel brought to you by PBS.org

The Nobel Prize in Peace 1986 Elie Wiesel  (Y,M,O,T)
From Nobelprize.org

Elie Wiesel was born on September 30, 1928  (Y,M,O,T)
From ReadWriteThink, includes related websites, activities and resources for Elie Wiesel.

Elie Wiesel  (M,O)
Students look at and compare views of the Holocaust from two different authors (Elie Wiesel and Anne Frank), Night and Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl.

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