Presentation on theme: "Elie Wiesel. 0 Wiesel was born in Sighet, Romania, on September 30, 1928. 0 Sighet was annexed by Hungary in 1940. 0 The people of his village were sent."— Presentation transcript:
0 Wiesel was born in Sighet, Romania, on September 30, Sighet was annexed by Hungary in The people of his village were sent to Auschwitz in April 1944.
0 As we watch the clip from the Oprah Winfrey show, please write five facts you learn. 0 fety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=activ fety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=activ
0 It is a very difficult thing to watch. 0 What did you think about as you watched this clip?
0 Although there is no discrimination allowed by the law in the US, what groups in US society to you think are most disrespected? 0 Why do you think this?
0 Wiesel fled to France. He first wrote about his experience in Le Nuit or Night in 1958.
0 He became an citizen of the US in HE became the professor of humanities at Boston University in In 1986 he received the Nobel Peace Prize.
0 With his prize he created the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity. 0 “Our mission is to combat indifference, intolerance and injustice through international dialogue and youth-focused programs that promote acceptance, understanding, and equality.”
0 He is working with refugees from Darfur at present.