• Learning Lessons From Elie Wiesel

    29 days ago - By Tablet Magazine

    Ariel Burger was just 15 when he met Elie Wiesel. A few years later, he was Wiesel's student; later, he became Wiesel's teaching assistant.
    Wiesel said that learning is what kept him going after surviving Auschwitz-so passing along what he'd learned became a priority for him. “Listening to a witness makes you a witness,” he said, and these words form the epigraph of Burger's new book, Witness: Lessons From Elie Wiesel's Classroom. Teaching, Wiesel believed, is the process of creating witnesses.
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