Different Perspectives on Elie Wiesel

(FTB) – Mano Singham:

Elie Wiesel, a survivor of Auschwitz, died at the age of 87 and is being widely eulogized. But Max Blumenthal writes that while there were many good things about Wiesel, what is being overlooked is the fact that his humanitarian impulses did not extend to everyone and his blind allegiance to Israel led him to excuse any action they took, however deplorable, and treat Palestinians as if they did not matter, that led the late Israeli politician Yossi Sarid to call Wiesel an “ethnic cleanser in a prayer shawl”. …

singham 2016/07/10 elie-wiesel

Elie Wiesel

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