By Bob Fryer 

Wiesel exhibit at FHM

 

Behar Peteranecz Architecture

Artist's rendering of the Elie Wiesel Collection at the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla.

(JNS) - For about a year, officials at the Florida Holocaust Museum in downtown St. Petersburg kept a closely guarded secret that the museum was seeking to become the permanent home of a treasure trove of documents from the late Elie Wiesel.

On Feb. 3, at its annual "To Life" fundraising gala, the museum's biggest annual social event, museum board chair Mike Igel let the secret out, telling the audience the Wiesel Foundation had chosen the museum to house and exhibit a collection of Wiesel's memorabilia, including his 1986 Nobel Peace Prize, documents, manuscripts, letters, photographs, works...



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