Elie Wiesel Addresses Anti-Semitism at Cooper Union


On Monday, on the very same Cooper Union stage where Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of genocide in September, Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel railed against anti-Semitism in front of a rapt audience.

Mr. Wiesel—the author of 57 books, including Night, which is based on his experiences surviving Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps—was joined on a panel, “Genocide and the Jews: A Never-Ending Problem,” with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power and Harvard professor Noah Feldman. More…
Originally published in New York Observer, November 2014