Elie Weiesel Thesis

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What I have learned about the elie weiesel foundation is that they promote acceptance and understanding. They also run a few programs domestically and internationally. The foundation also runs beit tzipora centers for study and enrichment in Israel that give Jewish children an opportunity to overcome early educational differences. And named that center after his sister that died in Auschwitz. The center has already had 1,000 children enroll. The centers are needed to give all foreigners a proper education. Pre-vocational training and social and emotional support. Elie weiesel was born in 1928 in sighet, Transylvania he was 15 years old when he was transported by the Nazi’s to Auschwitz. His mother and younger sister were killed in the camp.…show more content…
For more than ten years, Elie and his wife Marion have been especially devoted to the cause of Ethiopian-born Israeli youth through the Foundation’s. Study and Enrichment. sels work. Andrew W. Mellonrofessor in the Humanities at Boston University he also holds the title of University Professor. He is a member of the Faculty in the Department of Religion as well as the Department of Philosophy. Previously, he served as Distinguished Professor of Judaic Studies at the City university of New York and the first Henry Luce Visitin. fiction and non-fiction, including A Beggar in Jerusalem The T statement The Fifth Son and two volumes of his memoirs. For his literary and human rights activities, he has received numerous awards including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal and the Medal of Liberty Award, and the rank of Grand-Croix in the French Legion of Honor. In 1986 Elie Wiesel won the Nobel Prize for Peace, and soon after, Marion and Elie Wiesel established The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity. Elie Wiesel lives with his wife in Connecticut. Book. In the mid-1990's, soon after thousands of Ethiopian Jews were rescued from violence and persecution in Africa, The Elie Wiesel…show more content…
George Bush, President of the United States, was given the Humanitarian Award in 1991 for opposing tyranny and defending democratic ideals during the Gulf War. His Majesty King Juan Carlos of Spain received the Award in 1991 for bringing democracy to his country through peaceful means. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former First Lady of the United States, was given the Humanitarian Award in 1994 for her advocacy on behalf of children and children's issues. Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States, received the 2002 Humanitarian Award for her lifelong commitment to education. Oprah Winfrey was given the Award in 2007 in recognition of her global humanitarian efforts. Most recently, Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic, was awarded the Humanitarian Award in 2008 for his commitment to renew and strengthen France's ties to the United States and his steadfast support of Israel. It has also been noted that the eli wiesel foundation are victims of one investment fraud long with many others and has lost $15.2 million
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