Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel.• September 30, 1928, born Eliezer Wiesel in Romania• May 1944, 15 year old Wiesel and his family deported to Auschwitz• 1945, SS units evacuate Auschwitz in January. Elie is liberated with the arrival of US troops in April• 1949, visits Jerusalem for the first time• 1956, Wiesel’s first […]