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'S-300 transfer a mistake that will only bring more difficulty'

'S-300 transfer a mistake that will only bring more difficulty'

Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazer opposes Putin's decision sending S-300 to Syria but says he is sure Israel has a way to deal with it.Ido Ben Porat, 04/10/2018 19:40
Suspect arrested in vandalism of Wiesel's childhood home

Suspect arrested in vandalism of Wiesel's childhood home

Romanian police arrest 37-year-old man whom they suspect wrote anti-Semitic slogans on childhood home of Elie Wiesel.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 18/08/2018 01:00
Romania: Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Elie Wiesel's home

Romania: Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Elie Wiesel's home

Police launch inquiry after discovering 'public toilet' and 'Nazi Jew' scrawled on home of Holocaust survivor.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2018 21:54
House passes bill named for Elie Wiesel on combating genocide

House passes bill named for Elie Wiesel on combating genocide

US House of Representatives overwhelmingly approves bill named for Elie Wiesel making combating genocide official US policy.JTA, 19/07/2018 19:01
Elie Wiesel: A yahrzeit cloud and portrait of love

Elie Wiesel: A yahrzeit cloud and portrait of love

When this kind of person leaves our world, we all feel orphaned. This year, on the second yahrzeit, I can see more rays of sunlight behind the cloud of his memory. But still, a cloud is a cloud.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 02/07/2018 07:58
Correcting Elie Wiesel

Correcting Elie Wiesel

One intellectual does not a wise man make. Jack Engelhard, 20/10/2017 00:32
Last remnants of Jewish community struggle to retain heritage

Last remnants of Jewish community struggle to retain heritage

A Hasidic dynasty began in this Romanian town. Now the Jewish community is barely surviving.JTA, 16/09/2017 22:59
'The State of Israel is the answer to anti-Semitism'

'The State of Israel is the answer to anti-Semitism'

Social Equality Minister attends Romanian parade in memory of Elie Wiesel, speaks of Wiesel's legacy in fighting anti-Semitism.Hezki Baruch, 11/09/2017 00:18
Elie Wiesel, my man for all seasons: First yahrzeit

Elie Wiesel, my man for all seasons: First yahrzeit

Thoughts on the first anniversary of the passing of Elie Wiesel.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 03/07/2017 09:00
Congressional bill named for Elie Wiesel aims to stop genocides

Congressional bill named for Elie Wiesel aims to stop genocides

Bill named for famed Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate aims to improve US response to mass murder abroad.JTA, 23/06/2017 09:28
Manhattan street corner named after Elie Wiesel

Manhattan street corner named after Elie Wiesel

Southwest corner of 84th Street and Central Park West named after late Nobel peace laureate Elie Wiesel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2017 05:32
Three moving firsthand accounts of the Six-Day War

Three moving firsthand accounts of the Six-Day War

Hadassah Magazine tells of Elie Wiesel's first visit to the Western Wall and of how the hospital functioned while its doctors fought a war.JTA, 03/06/2017 20:46
'Elie Wiesel was the embodiment of perseverance'

'Elie Wiesel was the embodiment of perseverance'

Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey speaks about her relationship with Elie Wiesel, and US President Trump's aid to Israel.Hezki Baruch, Chana Roberts, 13/05/2017 22:58
'Will you be witness to the crimes which occurred here?'

'Will you be witness to the crimes which occurred here?'

Elie Wiesel's son Elisha speaks at the March of the Living about bearing witness to the horrors and not being silent while atrocities occur.Elisha Wiesel, 24/04/2017 18:16
House approves resolution honoring Wiesel

House approves resolution honoring Wiesel

U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approves resolution honoring the life and work of Nobel Laureate.JTA, 14/09/2016 04:00
Russian Jews posthumously honor Elie Wiesel

Russian Jews posthumously honor Elie Wiesel

Jewish organization working in the former Soviet Union inaugurates exhibition in Moscow on the life of Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel.JTA, 25/08/2016 05:40
Hypocrites all: What does it mean to be pro-Israel in 2016?

Hypocrites all: What does it mean to be pro-Israel in 2016?

Clearly, something beyond our day is being written, nearly like a Biblical new Chapter, with the story of our Jewish people’s return to Israel.   Howard Teich, 16/08/2016 08:48
Bill honoring Wiesel approved by House committee

Bill honoring Wiesel approved by House committee

House Foreign Affairs Committee approves bill to honor the life and work of Elie Wiesel.JTA, 18/07/2016 05:07
After Elie Wiesel, can anyone unite American Jews?

After Elie Wiesel, can anyone unite American Jews?

Following Elie Wiesel's, is the American Jewish community too divided to unite under any one person’s moral voice?Ben Sales, 12/07/2016 00:53
Hundreds pay tribute to Elie Wiesel's in Romania

Hundreds pay tribute to Elie Wiesel's in Romania

Nobel laureate was instrumental in getting Romania to face up to its dark past.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2016 20:01
7 Elie Wiesel books that show his influence

7 Elie Wiesel books that show his influence

World-renowned Holocaust survivor, human rights activist best known for his memoirs - but his memory lives on in dozens of other works too.Gabe Friedman, 07/07/2016 19:17
Clinton 'rejects' Blumenthal's attacks on Wiesel

Clinton 'rejects' Blumenthal's attacks on Wiesel

Max Blumenthal, son of Clinton confidant Sidney Blumenthal, slammed Wiesel as 'pro-apartheid inciter of hatred' and 'friend of fascists'.David Rosenberg, 06/07/2016 16:11
Elie Wiesel: Should the people of Israel remain "Jews of Silence" ?

Elie Wiesel: Should the people of Israel remain "Jews of Silence" ?

The legacy of Elie Wiesel. David Bedein, 05/07/2016 10:52
How Wiesel inspired the Free Soviet Jewry movement

How Wiesel inspired the Free Soviet Jewry movement

Elie Wiesel was best-known for his work preserving the memory of the Holocaust - but his impact extended far beyond the past.Glenn Richter, 04/07/2016 19:39
Elie Wiesel gave the world a conscience

Elie Wiesel gave the world a conscience

The quest to challenge 'indifference' was a driving force in Wiesel’s writing, advocacy and public presence.Sarah Wildman, 04/07/2016 18:52
Elie Wiesel: In memoriam

Elie Wiesel: In memoriam

A tribute to a great man and an analysis of his influence.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 04/07/2016 13:48
'Wiesel was a champion of the Jewish people'

'Wiesel was a champion of the Jewish people'

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations mourns the death of renowned author Elie Wiesel.Ben Ariel, 04/07/2016 03:15
In Romania, poignant memories of Elie Wiesel

In Romania, poignant memories of Elie Wiesel

Perhaps nowhere is Elie Wiesel's passing felt more poignantly than in his country of birth.Mihaela Rodina, 03/07/2016 14:49
Elie Wiesel's key literary works

Elie Wiesel's key literary works

Holocaust survivor, activist - and above all educator and scholar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/07/2016 12:50
A giant passes: Memorable quotes from Elie Wiesel

A giant passes: Memorable quotes from Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel was - and will always remain - known for his eloquent, powerful work to preserve the memory of the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/07/2016 12:38
Elie Wiesel hangs a mezuzah - next to Michael Mark

Elie Wiesel hangs a mezuzah - next to Michael Mark

A photo, taken in Otniel, shows the living memory of Wiesel and Mark, both dead within a day of each other.Rachel Kaplan, 03/07/2016 09:52
Obama: Wiesel was 'the conscience of the world'

Obama: Wiesel was 'the conscience of the world'

President Barack Obama expresses condolences over the passing of his close friend Elie Wiesel.Ben Ariel, 03/07/2016 06:35
Israeli presidents bid farewell to Elie Wiesel

Israeli presidents bid farewell to Elie Wiesel

'Hero of the Jewish people, giant of humanity'; President Rivlin, Shimon Peres, pay tribute to Elie Wiesel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2016 23:39
Eli Wiesel passes away

Eli Wiesel passes away

World-renowned Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Holocaust educator and human rights activist passes away aged 87.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2016 22:18
Elie Wiesel made an honorary citizen of Jerusalem

Elie Wiesel made an honorary citizen of Jerusalem

Mayor Nir Barkat travels to NY to personally bestow honor upon Wiesel, in honor of his work to keep the city Israel's undivided capital.Menachem Schwartz, 07/12/2015 22:37
BBC's Bowen: Bibi Plays Holocaust Card with Wiesel

BBC's Bowen: Bibi Plays Holocaust Card with Wiesel

Middle East Editor slammed for tweeting acerbic criticism as Netanyahu acknowledged Elie Wiesel in Congress speech.Gil Ronen, 05/03/2015 19:22
Elie Wiesel Supports Netanyahu's Congress Speech

Elie Wiesel Supports Netanyahu's Congress Speech

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel calls on Obama to listen to Netanyahu's speech on the threat from Iran's nuclear program.Elad Benari, Canada, 13/02/2015 23:24
"Holocaust Victims" Challenge Elie Wiesel

"Holocaust Victims" Challenge Elie Wiesel

His "crime"? Defending Israel.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 26/08/2014 07:58
Report: PM Approached Elie Wiesel Over Presidency

Report: PM Approached Elie Wiesel Over Presidency

Netanyahu took increasingly desperate measures to prevent Reuven Rivlin from getting Likud support, sources claim.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2014 13:00
Holocaust Museum` in Elie Wiesel's Childhood Home

Holocaust Museum` in Elie Wiesel's Childhood Home

Holocaust museum and learning center in Sighet, Romania memorializes the fall of Romanian and Transylvanian pre-war Jewry.Tova Dvorin, 20/05/2014 11:26
Should the People of Israel Become the Jews of Silence?

Should the People of Israel Become the Jews of Silence?

A message for Passover. David Bedein, Israel Resource News Agency, 06/04/2014 01:20
Elie Wiesel Castigates Iran in Full Page NYT Ad

Elie Wiesel Castigates Iran in Full Page NYT Ad

Under no circumstances could Iran be allowed to obtain nuclear weapons, said Nobel Peace Prize winner and renowned author Elie WieselDavid Lev, 19/12/2013 08:42
Elie Wiesel Gets Presidential Medal of Distinction

Elie Wiesel Gets Presidential Medal of Distinction

At emotional ceremony in NYC, President Shimon Peres presents noted Jewish leader and Holocaust survivor with Israel's highest civil medal.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2013 05:32
Come And See

Come And See

, 30/08/2013 07:08
Wiesel: Ahmadinejad Should be Arrested

Wiesel: Ahmadinejad Should be Arrested

Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel says that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad should be indicted for intent to commit a crime against humanity.Elad Benari, 10/04/2013 06:45
Author Eli Wiesel Joints 'Genesis Prize' Committee

Author Eli Wiesel Joints 'Genesis Prize' Committee

Author Eli Wiesel has joined a committee of worldwide VIPs appointed to award the first “Jewish Nobel Prize,” the $1 million Genesis Prize. Chana Ya'ar, 24/03/2013 11:06
EP Member Denies Holocaust on Romanian TV

EP Member Denies Holocaust on Romanian TV

Romanian member of the European Parliament denies the Holocaust on national television. Rachel Hirshfeld, 24/10/2012 17:13
Wiesel Returns Hungarian Government Award

Wiesel Returns Hungarian Government Award

Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel returns Hungarian government award after top officials in Budapest attend a ceremony for a Nazi sympathizer.Elad Benari, 19/06/2012 04:46
Wiesel: Make Mosque Interfaith

Wiesel: Make Mosque Interfaith

Elie Wiesel speaks to the Charlotte Observer about the 'Ground Zero' mosque, suggests it be made an interfaith center.Israel news staff, 19/09/2010 21:46
Obama ‘Charms’ Elie Wiesel

Obama ‘Charms’ Elie Wiesel

Obama hosted Elie Wiesel with a kosher White House lunch and convinced him there is no tension between the US and Israel. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 05/05/2010 11:09
Elie Wiesel on Jerusalem

Elie Wiesel on Jerusalem

"When a Jew visits Jerusalem for the first time, ...it is a homecoming," says renowned author and activist Elie Wiesel in ads in USA papers.Arutz Sheva staff, 17/04/2010 22:09