July 13, 2006
Elie Wiesel —
The Tragedy of the Believer

A survivor of the Holocaust, in which he lost most of his family, Wiesel is a seminal chronicler of that event and its meaning. Wiesel shares some of his thoughts on modern-day Israel and Germany, his understanding of God, and his practice of prayer after the Holocaust.

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is the recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor and the Nobel Peace Prize, and is Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University.

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Prayer

by Elie Wiesel
Read the complete text of the prayer Wiesel recited during the program, which originally appeared in a diary and was included in the collection One Generation After.

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