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WHY WE MUST REMEMBER ELIE WIESEL

In the aftermath of the Holocaust, at a time when the world could not bear to remember, he could not bear to forget. Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate was described as one who "...gave voice to those who had been silenced forever and devoted his life to fulfilling the promise of 'never again' for all future victims of genocide." The closest I got to Elie Wiesel was in Jerusalem at the Holocaust Memorial Center in February 2015. The Center showcases thousands of binders of testimony, testimony which fills over 2.2 million pages - stories of Jews murdered by the Nazis. Wiesel's story is one of the rare survivors. My time at the Memorial Centre was numbing. Story after story…
Bob Jones
July 3, 2016