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Elie Wiesel: Confronting the Silence (Jewish Lives)

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"Elie Wiesel: Confronting the Silence (Jewish Lives)" is an immersive biography that delves deeply into the life of Elie Wiesel, the Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate revered for his influential memoir, "Night." Published on May 23, 2023, and a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award, this biography by Joseph Berger explores the profound journey of Wiesel, from his Hasidic upbringing in Sighet to his ascension as a global voice for survivors of persecution. Through detailed accounts of his early struggles, intellectual blossoming in Paris, and his advocacy for human rights, readers gain a thorough understanding of how Wiesel used his experiences to challenge the world’s silence on atrocities. Ideal for middle school readers, this narrative not only educates on historical and cultural contexts but also ignites discussions on racial justice, religious freedom, and indigenous rights. This book invites young readers to reflect on the impact one voice can have in the fight for justice and human dignity.
Published by Yale University Press on May 23, 2023
360 pages
ISBN: 9780300228984
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Indigenous RightsRacial Justice, and Religious Freedom, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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