Commentary On Night By Elie Wiesel

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Elie Wiesel, an honorable writer and author of the memoir, “Night”, received a Nobel Peace Prize in 1986 for standing up for people's ethnicity. He witnessed a traumatizing event at the age of 15 and wrote a book on his experience. The Holocaust killed six million innocent Jews and five million Gentile people. Unfortunately, Wiesel saw and experienced everything from torture, starvation, and death while being held in the concentration camps. Experiencing this trauma altered Elie's spiritual views and his relationship with his father.

After living through the Holocaust, Elie lost his devotion and faith in God. To Elie, God was everything to him prior to the traumatizing experience. Every day he would pray and devoted his life to worshiping
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