Friday, March 19, 2010
Naturalized Citizen of the Day- Elie Wiesel
Eliezer "Elie" Wiesel KBE (born September 30, 1928 in Romania) is a writer, professor at Boston University, political activist, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor. He is the author of 57 books, the best known of which is Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps. His diverse range of other writings offer powerful and poetic contributions to literature, theology, and his own articulation of Jewish spirituality today.