Elie Wiesel 's The Holocaust Essay

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“Never shall I forget these moments which murdered my God and my soul and turned my dreams to dust. Never shall I forget these things, even if I am condemned to live as long as God himself. Never.”(Elie Wiesel 1). He lost belief in everything and never forget what he went through. This describes what he felt during his time in the Holocaust. Elie Wiesel’s troubles childhood as a holocaust survivor has influenced him to write his famous book Night that describes his experiences in the holocaust. Elie Wiesel was born on September 30, 1928 Romania, Transylvania in the Carpathian Mountains close to the Ukrainian border (Elie Wiesel 1). His father,Shlomo Wiesel, was a store owner and a leading member of the Jewish community, his mother, Sarah Wiesel, wanted him to study. He had three sisters being the only boy among his siblings, Elie’s liked to study different type of religions and languages (Elie Wiesel 1; Dakers 15). He liked to read and to learn new things. After the war he went to secondary school in France, worked as a journalist for an Israeli Newspaper. He then moved to New York and became a U.S. citizen in 1963. “He was the Andrew Mellon professor of Humanities at Boston University in the mid-1980’s (Encyclopedia of World Biography 1).Elie became a famous writer by writing about what he has seen, and felt during the holocaust. He had a simple life when he was growing up. His father being a shopkeeper in an town, and he studying, so he could become something great.…

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