Night by elie wiesel (letter to author) dear mr elie wiesel, hi, my name is kaitlin and i'm in the ninth grade last year, i read your book night with my english class i was really excited to go to class each day so we could read the book it was so interesting to here the story of someone who lived through the holocaust.
One of the most powerful books i have ever read was the first-person account of the holocaust, night, by elie wiesel published in 1961, it was required reading when i was in college recently, i was talking to one of our middle school students who told me his class was reading night.
Dear mr wiesel: we write to you from jerusalem to convey our frustration, even outrage, at your recently published letter on jerusalem we are jewish jerusalemites—residents by choice of a battered city, a city used and abused, ransacked time and again first by foreign conquerors and now by its own politicians. Letter to elie wiesel dear elie wiesel, your novel, night, is a single, yet deeply moving, segment of the many horrific stories of the holocaust to think that many other people endured suffering similar to what you did, and that twelve million died because of it, is inconceivable. Dear mr wiesel, your years of tireless campaigning for human rights and against anti-semitism have earned our deepest respect for this reason we have written the following letter in hope that you will reconsider your support of events sponsored by john hagee's christians united for israel.
An open letter to elie wiesel arthur hertzberg august 18, 1988 issue dear elie, you and i met almost half a lifetime ago, in the late 1950s, when you had just written your first book, night, and i had just finished my own first book, the zionist idea in those days very few people in america were much interested in either the holocaust or in.
Honored mr wiesel i was asked to write this as an out of class assignment, perhaps this speaks to you positively, as my generation now has the educational imperative to study the holocaust however, to reduce my reaction to your night into a purely academic exercise is an insult to the things you went through, and the way your recount affected me. Dear mr wiesel, i was extraordinarily dismayed to read your advertisement in the new york times today – the one in which you accuse hamas of “child sacrifice” this, on the same day that.
That same year, the elie wiesel foundation for humanity issued a letter condemning armenian genocide denial, a letter that was signed by 53 nobel laureates including wiesel wiesel has repeatedly called turkey 's 90-year-old campaign to downplay its actions during the armenian genocide a double killing. Letter to elie wiesel (over the years, a number of students have written or asked mr wiesel questions about his experiences and shared their own history with him as well write mr wiesel a 1-2 paged letter.
From the archives, a letter to elie wiesel: reflections on 'night' and catholic-jewish relations dear elie: i have been asked to reflect on françois mauriac's preface to your book night from a.