Elie Wiesel, the survivor who endured, educated, was never silent, never gave up

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Elie Wiesel during a news conference in Budapest, Hungary, in 2009. (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky, file)

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Elie Wiesel arrives in the Hungarian Parliament building in Budapest in 2009. (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky, file

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Elie Wiesel meets with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, prior to Netanyahu’s speech at a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on March 3, 2015 (Amos Ben Gershom/GPO)

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President Shimon Peres seen awarding Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel the Presidential Medal of Distinction, at a ceremony in New York City, November 25, 2013. (Mark Neyman/GPO/Flash90)

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In this Feb. 25, 2009 file photo, President Barack Obama presents the 2009 National Humanities Medal to Elie Wiesel, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Wiesel, the Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor died Saturday, July 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Wiesel urged Romania to take responsibility for Holocaust

The deceased author’s home country deported 150,000 Jews and 25,000 Roma to concentration camps during World War II

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President George W. Bush with Elie Wiesel at the 2007 Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony honoring the Dalai Lama at the U.S. Capitol. (White House / Chris Greenberg / Wikipedia)

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In this June 5, 2009 file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama tours the Buchenwald concentration camp in Buchenwald, Germany. From left are, Holocaust survivor Bertrand Herz, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the president and Elie Wiesel. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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This October 14, 1986, photo shows Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel receiving the US Congressional Medal of Honor from US President Ronald Reagan (R) at the White House in Washington,DC. (AFP PHOTO / RICHARD WELLS)

(FILES) This December 18, 1986, file photo shows Nobel Peace prize winner and writer Elie Wiesel (L) standing in front of a photo of himself (bottom 3rd from R) and other inmates, taken at the Buchenwald concentration camp in 1945, during his visit to the Holocaust Memorial Center "Yad Vashem" in Jerusalem. Wiesel, the Holocaust survivor, renowned writer and Nobel peace laureate who worked to keep alive the memory of Jews slaughtered during World War II, has died, Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust centre said on July 2, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / SVEN NACKSTRAND

(FILES) This December 18, 1986, file photo shows Nobel Peace prize winner and writer Elie Wiesel (L) standing in front of a photo of himself (bottom 3rd from R) and other inmates, taken at the Buchenwald concentration camp in 1945, during his visit to the Holocaust Memorial Center “Yad Vashem” in Jerusalem.
Wiesel, the Holocaust survivor, renowned writer and Nobel peace laureate who worked to keep alive the memory of Jews slaughtered during World War II, has died, Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust centre said on July 2, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / SVEN NACKSTRAND

Mourners say farewell to Elie Wiesel at New York funeral

Holocaust survivor, author, educator and Nobel Peace laureate honored at private ceremony in synagogue before burial

http://www.timesofisrael.com/mourners-say-farewell-to-elie-wiesel-in-new-york-funeral/

Fuentes:

http://www.timesofisrael.com/elie-wiesel-the-survivor-who-endured-educated-was-never-silent-never-gave-up/

http://www.timesofisrael.com/wiesel-urged-romania-to-take-responsibility-for-holocaust/

 

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