The Murder Of 6 Million Jews Essay example

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The story of the murder of 6 million Jews is being forgotten alarmingly quickly. The story Night by Elie Wiesel is one man attempting to shed light on this horrible tragedy, so that humanity will learn from its past mistakes. This is the story of one man who survived the Holocaust. Elie Wiesel’s story is told through his book Night which helps serve as a reminder of the horrors that mankind has performed in the past. Elie Wiesel was born on September 30, 1928 in a town called Sighet which used to be a part of Transylvania, but it is currently part of Romania. He was born into a well-respected Jewish family with three younger sisters: Hilda, Beatrice, and Tzipora, and of course his mother: Sarah Feig and his father: Shlomo. His parents were both devout, orthodox Jews who owned a grocery store in the village, and his father was a respected man in the village. So needless to say Elie and his three sisters grew up quite comfortable back then. Overtime Elie like his parents became a devout Jew; however it was a man called Moishe who took Elie under his wing and helped his religious beliefs become what they were. While Elie was growing up Moishe influenced Elie to study the Kabbalah (even though his father told him that it was unwise to do so at his young age), which is an ancient Jewish study about how the universe is designed to work and how that affects people’s lives. Elie had a great life that was until of course Hitler rose to power and built up the German army. The…

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