The Holocaust Exposed In Elie Wiesel's Night

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The Holocaust was a terrible event in human history. About six million Jews, among other groups of people, died in the hands of the Nazis. Elie Wiesel, a survivor from Auschwitz, has become an important character in the history of the Jews and of the whole world. In his book Night, he narrates the horror story that many Jews lived during the Holocaust. Sadly, there a major problem during that time. The Second World War. But was the war more important than the suffering of millions?

Elie Wiesel stated that “When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant. Wherever men or women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must – at that moment – become the center of the universe.” Wiesel stated this to make the world open its eyes; to show how
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How trying to overcome poverty and giving a better life to your children became finding death. I think it’s sad how Elie Wiesel had to lose his mother, his sister, and his father. How he saw his mother and sister for the last time when they were separated in genders. The desperation of seeing your mom being physically abused and taken away from you must be devastating. I have a younger sister and I can’t imagine looking at her being taken away and not being able to do something about it. The impotence Wiesel and his father must have felt would have been the worst feeling there is in the whole world. Having to suffer hunger every day. Eat potato soup and sometimes a little of bread to survive? People would die of hunger in the camps, in the best of the cases. Hitler’s point of view of the perfect race was messed up. No one is perfect and no one will. We are humans and we are not perfect, but that is alright! Perfection is not found in the body characteristics of people, nor is it found on the culture and religion that one