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.

No comments:

Post a Comment