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31 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Elie Wiesel. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Elie Wiesel, often where they are interviewed.

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31 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Elie Wiesel. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Elie Wiesel, often where they are interviewed.

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Conversations with Oprah: Elie Wiesel

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From July 15, 1993 Oprah Winfrey Show: Activist, author and Nobel Peace Prize-winner, Elie Wiesel, discusses his New York Time Bestseller, Night, which recounts his experience as a Holocaust survivor. Wiesel opens up about his memories of the Auschwitz concentration camp, the first thing he did once he was freed and the lessons he learned through it all. Elie Wiesel passed away in 2016 at his home in Manhattan. He was 87. 

Nov 25 2020 · 28mins
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V. Nesfield and P. Smith, "The Struggle for Understanding: Elie Wiesel's Literary Works" (SUNY Press, 2019)

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An in-depth look at Elie Wiesel’s writings, from his earliest works to his final novels. Elie Wiesel (1928–2016) was one of the most important literary voices to emerge from the Holocaust. The Nazis took the lives of most of his family, destroyed the community in which he was raised, and subjected him to ghettoization, imprisonment in Auschwitz and Buchenwald, and a death march. It is remarkable not only that Wiesel survived and found a way to write about his experiences, but that he did so with elegance and profundity. His novels grapple with questions of tradition, memory, trauma, madness, atrocity, and faith. The Struggle for Understanding examines Wiesel’s literary, religious, and cultural roots and the indelible impact of the Holocaust on his storytelling. Grouped in sections on Hasidic origins, the role of the Other, theology and tradition, and later works, the chapters cover the entire span of Wiesel’s career. Books analyzed include the novels Dawn, The Forgotten, The Gates of the Forest, The Town Beyond the Wall, The Testament, The Time of the Uprooted, The Sonderberg Case, and Hostage, as well as his memoir, Night. What emerges is a portrait of Wiesel’s work in its full literary richness.

Victoria Nesfield is Research Coordinator in the Humanities Research Centre at the University of York, in the United Kingdom. Philip Smith is Professor of English at the Savannah College of Art and Design Hong Kong.

Dr. Yakir Englander is the National Director of Leadership programs at the Israeli-American Council. He also teaches at the AJR. He is a Fulbright scholar and was a visiting professor of Religion at Northwestern University, the Shalom Hartman Institute and Harvard Divinity School. His books are Sexuality and the Body in New Religious Zionist Discourse (English/Hebrew and The Male Body in Jewish Lithuanian Ultra-Orthodoxy (Hebrew). He can be reached at: Yakir1212englander@gmail.com

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Nov 11 2020 · 49mins

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V. Nesfield and P. Smith, "The Struggle for Understanding: Elie Wiesel's Literary Works" (SUNY Press, 2019)

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An in-depth look at Elie Wiesel’s writings, from his earliest works to his final novels. Elie Wiesel (1928–2016) was one of the most important literary voices to emerge from the Holocaust. The Nazis took the lives of most of his family, destroyed the community in which he was raised, and subjected him to ghettoization, imprisonment in Auschwitz and Buchenwald, and a death march. It is remarkable not only that Wiesel survived and found a way to write about his experiences, but that he did so with elegance and profundity. His novels grapple with questions of tradition, memory, trauma, madness, atrocity, and faith. The Struggle for Understanding examines Wiesel’s literary, religious, and cultural roots and the indelible impact of the Holocaust on his storytelling. Grouped in sections on Hasidic origins, the role of the Other, theology and tradition, and later works, the chapters cover the entire span of Wiesel’s career. Books analyzed include the novels Dawn, The Forgotten, The Gates of the Forest, The Town Beyond the Wall, The Testament, The Time of the Uprooted, The Sonderberg Case, and Hostage, as well as his memoir, Night. What emerges is a portrait of Wiesel’s work in its full literary richness.

Victoria Nesfield is Research Coordinator in the Humanities Research Centre at the University of York, in the United Kingdom. Philip Smith is Professor of English at the Savannah College of Art and Design Hong Kong.

Dr. Yakir Englander is the National Director of Leadership programs at the Israeli-American Council. He also teaches at the AJR. He is a Fulbright scholar and was a visiting professor of Religion at Northwestern University, the Shalom Hartman Institute and Harvard Divinity School. His books are Sexuality and the Body in New Religious Zionist Discourse (English/Hebrew and The Male Body in Jewish Lithuanian Ultra-Orthodoxy (Hebrew). He can be reached at: Yakir1212englander@gmail.com

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Nov 11 2020 · 49mins
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September 30, 2020 "Elie Wiesel"

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Today we're celebrating the life of Elie Wiesel! Known for his book “Night,” Elie was a writer, political activist, Nobel laureate, and Holocaust survivor, who dedicated his life to speaking out against humanitarian crimes. This episode is a bit heavy, but his life was too important not to celebrate!

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Sep 30 2020 · 47mins
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Night - Elie Wiesel - Episode #4 - The End Of All Things And The Beginning

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Night - Elie Wiesel - Episode #4 - The End Of All Things And The Beginning

Sep 12 2020 · 42mins
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Night - Elie Wiesel - Episode #3 - Auschwitz, Birkenau and Buna.

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Night - Elie Wiesel - Episode #3 - Auschwitz, Birkenau and Buna.

Sep 05 2020 · 38mins
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Night - Elie Wiesel - Episode #2 - Irony And The Journey To The Camps

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Night - Elie Wiesel - Episode #2 - Irony And The Journey To The Camps

Aug 29 2020 · 45mins
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Elie Wiesel "The Voice of Justice" # 10 Extraordinary Jewish Personalities

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Extraordinary Jewish Personalities # 10 Elie Wiesel "The Voice of Justice" on Jewish Matters Podcast with Rabbi Jonathan Feldman

From Chasidic boy to Auschwitz survivor to moral conscience of the world, Elie Wiesel was perhaps the most well-known Jew throughout the world of the past generation.  He dedicated his life to challenging mankind to remember and confront the horrors of the Holocaust in order to prevent such crimes against humanity to happen again. 

Jul 23 2020 · 37mins
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“Action is the Only Remedy to Indifference" - Elie Wiesel — Acts of a Omission

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An act of omission is usually what a parent doesn't do for the child. An act of commission is what a parent does do for a child. The commission in this case is physical abuse, and emotional abuse. People fail to recognize that just cause acts of omission do not leave bruises, that there are not scares. Often time the bruise is internal and sometimes gets internalized and creates self destruction in the person. When there is an enlightened witness who can be a truth light to the victim, they can spare the individual the self blame or the projection that come with trying to rid themselves of the psychological poisons. Childhood is a hostage situation and even children that know the truth are in a horrible double dungeon of darkness situation because there is nothing that they can do since they need the parents to survive. Children would rather blame themselves then hold their parents reasonable.
Jul 10 2020 · 1hr
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Book Review - Night By Elie Wiesel నైట్ పుస్తకపరిచయం

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KiranPrabha narrates the background and interesting details about Night (1960), a work by Elie Wiesel about his experience with his father in the Nazi German concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944–1945

Oct 20 2019 · 51mins
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