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Hebrew University unveils Elie Wiesel sculpture

 

December 16, 2022

The new Elie Wiesel sculpture on the Mt. Scopus Campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 

(JNS) - A new sculpture commemorating the life of writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel was dedicated on Thursday at a moving ceremony on the Mt. Scopus Campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

The extraordinary sculpture, situated in a campus garden area, was created by French artist and sculptor Denis Chetboune.

Among his numerous accomplishments, Wiesel authored 57 books, written mostly in French and English, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a Jewish prisoner in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration c...



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