Elie Wiesel

Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Elie Wiesel (1928-2016) was a Nobel Peace Prize winner and Boston University professor. His personal experience of the Holocaust led him to use his talents as an author, teacher, and storyteller to defend human rights and peace throughout the world.

Featured Work

Joel Rosenthal seated at table, Elie Wiesel at podium, Louis Nizer Lecture, 1996

NOV 6, 1996 Article

Nizer Lectures (1994–1998): Ethical Issues for Today

What is the difference between ethics and law? Unlike the law, ethics involves other people, says Elie Wiesel, in this powerful, moving, and wide-ranging talk ...