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September 18, 2017 10:35
Boston University Honors Elie Wiesel

Boston University is paying tribute to the late Nobel laureate and Holocaust Survivor Eile Wiesel.

Eile Wiesel was a Romanian-born American Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor. He was author of 57 books, written mostly in French and English.

His bookNight was a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps.

He worked as professor of Humanities at Boston University. Students and scholars gathered on Sunday to celebrate his writings and teachings    . He died at the age of 87.

This campus event will include panel discussion on Wiesel’s writings and humanitarian work, along with guest speeches and tributes.

Among those speaking are Wiesel’s son, Elisha, and Cornell William Brooks, a former president of the NAACP who studied with Wiesel at Boston University.

By A.s

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