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Elie Wiesel

Nobel Peace Prize, Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor, Commander of the Order of the British Empire, US Congressional Gold Medal, Presidential Medal of Freedom and Doctor Honoris Causa for more than one hundred universities in worldwide.

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"Hasidic Celebration", "The Beggar of Jerusalem", "Dawn", "The City of Luck", ...

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 Elie Wiesel was 15 when he was deported to Auschwitz. His mother and sister are gassed as soon as they arrive; his father died there shortly afterwards.

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Here he is in Buchenwald during the liberation of the camps in 1945.
“I often blame myself for still being alive” he will write.

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Contributions by Elie Wiesel on the theme of:

 Life, everyday life, suffering, despair 

 The way, the awakening, the meditation, the purpose of life 

 Love, relationship, children 

 Death, the afterlife, contacts, suicide...