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Handwritten works from Elie Wiesel's mysterious teacher opened to the public

"Shushani's" true identity remains unknown, though scholars believe his writings contain potentially groundbreaking ideas in Jewish thought.

Works from Elie Wiesel's mysterious teacher opened to the public

Elie Wiesel memorialized with bust at Washington National Cathedral

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and human rights campaigner, will have his likeness added to the Human Rights Porch.

Elie Wiesel memorialized with bust at Wash National Cathedral

Montreal to name a park after Elie Wiesel

A Montreal park will be named after the Nobel Peace Prize winning author in honor of the fifth anniversary of his death.

Montreal to name a park after Elie Wiesel

Legislation named for Elie Wiesel aims to stop genocides

Congress passes legislation named for the late Elie Wiesel that aims to improve the US response to emerging or potential genocides.

Legislation named for Elie Wiesel aims to stop genocides

'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.

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

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.

Suspect arrested in vandalism of Wiesel's childhood 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.

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

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.

House passes bill named for Elie Wiesel on combating genocide

Last remnants of Jewish community struggle to retain heritage

A Hasidic dynasty began in this Romanian town. Now the Jewish community is barely surviving.

Last remnants of Jewish community struggle to retain heritage

'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.

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

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.

Congressional bill named for Elie Wiesel aims to stop genocides

Manhattan street corner named after Elie Wiesel

Southwest corner of 84th Street and Central Park West named after late Nobel peace laureate Elie Wiesel.

Manhattan street corner named after Elie Wiesel

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.

Three moving firsthand accounts of the Six-Day War

'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.

'Elie Wiesel was the embodiment of perseverance'player

'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.

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

House approves resolution honoring Wiesel

U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approves resolution honoring the life and work of Nobel Laureate.

House of Representatives approves resolution honoring 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.

Russian Jews posthumously honor Elie Wiesel

Bill honoring Wiesel approved by House committee

House Foreign Affairs Committee approves bill to honor the life and work of Elie Wiesel.

Bill honoring life of Elie Wiesel approved by House committee

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?

After Elie Wiesel, can anyone unite American Jews?

Hundreds pay tribute to Elie Wiesel's in Romania

Nobel laureate was instrumental in getting Romania to face up to its dark past.

Hundreds pay tribute in Elie Wiesel's native Romania

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.

7 Elie Wiesel books that show the range of his influence

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'.

Clinton campaign 'rejects' Blumenthal's attacks on Elie Wiesel

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.

How Elie Wiesel inspired the Free Soviet Jewry movement

Elie Wiesel gave the world a conscience

The quest to challenge 'indifference' was a driving force in Wiesel’s writing, advocacy and public presence.

Elie Wiesel gave the Holocaust a face and the world a conscience

'Wiesel was a champion of the Jewish people'

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations mourns the death of renowned author Elie Wiesel.

'Wiesel was a champion of the Jewish people and humanity'

In Romania, poignant memories of Elie Wiesel

Perhaps nowhere is Elie Wiesel's passing felt more poignantly than in his country of birth.

In Romania, poignant memories of Holocaust survivor Wiesel

Elie Wiesel's key literary works

Holocaust survivor, activist - and above all educator and scholar.

Jewish hero, literary giant: Elie Wiesel's key literary works

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.

A giant passes: Memorable quotes from Elie Wiesel

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.

Elie Wiesel hangs a mezuzah - next to Michael Mark

Obama: Wiesel was 'the conscience of the world'

President Barack Obama expresses condolences over the passing of his close friend Elie Wiesel.

Obama: Wiesel was 'the conscience of the world'

Israeli presidents bid farewell to Elie Wiesel

'Hero of the Jewish people, giant of humanity'; President Rivlin, Shimon Peres, pay tribute to Elie Wiesel.

Israeli presidents past and present bid farewell to Elie Wiesel

Eli Wiesel passes away

World-renowned Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Holocaust educator and human rights activist passes away aged 87.

Renowned Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel passes awayplayer

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.

Elie Wiesel made an honorary citizen of Jerusalem

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.

BBC's Bowen: Bibi Playing Holocaust Card with Wiesel

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.

Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel Supports Netanyahu's Congress Speech

Report: PM Approached Elie Wiesel Over Presidency

Netanyahu took increasingly desperate measures to prevent Reuven Rivlin from getting Likud support, sources claim.

Report: Netanyahu Approached Elie Wiesel Over Presidency

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.

Holocaust Museum Opened in Elie Wiesel's Childhood Home

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 Wiesel

Elie Wiesel Castigates Iran in Full Page NYT Ad

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.

Elie Wiesel Awarded Peres's Presidential Medal of Distinctionplayer

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.

Wiesel: Ahmadinejad Should be Arrested and Indicted