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By Heather Lehr Wagner

World-renowned author, instructor, activist, and Chairman of the President's fee at the Holocaust, Elie Wiesel received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. This profile is helping scholars research why Wiesel swore by no means to be silent every time, humans suffer pain and humiliation.

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Meir would go While in high school, Meier on to be prime minister of became active in the Zionist Israel from 1969 to 1974. movement, which was encouraging Jewish people from all over the world to immigrate to Palestine. Meier married Morris Myerson and, in 1921, the couple moved to Palestine. Meier quickly became active in a Jewish trade union and soon was traveling to the United States, helping to raise support and funds for Jewish women’s groups in Palestine. In 1946, she became head of the Jewish Agency’s Political Department, serving as a critical player as Britain negotiated its withdrawal from Palestine.

Meier married Morris Myerson and, in 1921, the couple moved to Palestine. Meier quickly became active in a Jewish trade union and soon was traveling to the United States, helping to raise support and funds for Jewish women’s groups in Palestine. In 1946, she became head of the Jewish Agency’s Political Department, serving as a critical player as Britain negotiated its withdrawal from Palestine. She later returned to her fundraising activities in the United States, this time to support the state of Israel as it waged a war for independence.

Again, they were ordered to march on through the snow. S. officers on motorcycles. They reached a barbed wire enclosure at Gleiwitz and were allowed to rest, though they were forced to walk over the bodies of those who had gone before them and 31 32 Elie Wiesel fallen during the march. Wiesel was pushed to the ground and others fell on top of him. He felt himself suffocating, and pushed and scratched until he was able to shift the body on top of him just enough so that he could get a bit of air.

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