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Research Paper On Elie Wiesel

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The History of Elie Wiesel
Elie Wiesel, a man who survived the Holocaust, was very well known in modern history. His popular book, Night, was fond of many readers. After publishing that book, Elie Wiesel became famous. Wiesel was very important in world history because he educated everyone about the Holocaust, spreaded peace, and made history.

Firstly, we know Elie had history. Well, history had to start somewhere. For Elie, it began on September 30th, 1928 in Sighet, Romania (Biography.com Editors Par. 2). Elie Wiesel grew up with 3 sisters which makes him the only boy out of the children Shlomo and Sarah Wiesel had (Biography Editors Par. 2). He and his family pursued their religious studies at a Yeshiva nearby (Biography Editors Par. 2). These religious studies were influenced by his grandfather and mother (Biography Editors Par.2). Fast forward to 1944 of May, Elie was 15 and was sent to a camp in Auschwitz which lies the death of 6 million Jews. He gave a brief description in his book Night of his first night in the camp, “Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, which has turned my life into one long night, seven times cursed …show more content…

He met up with Oprah, another important figure within history (Harpo Productions Par. 1). According to Harpo Productions, “Oprah Winfrey and Elie Wiesel walk through the grounds of Auschwitz, where Wiesel was interned at the age of fifteen.” (Harpo Productions Par. 1). Elie talks about his experience back in Auschwitz and how people were brought here (Harpo Productions Par. 1). Many families were separated and people unable to work were executed and cremated (Harpo Productions Par. 1). This interview with Oprah included graphic information such as pictures, footage, and Elie reading from his book (Harpo Productions Par. 1). The film was advised for younger viewers not to watch due to its graphic

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