Sorrow at the passing of Eli Wiesel

“Mankind needs peace more than ever, for our entire planet, threatened by nuclear war, is in danger of total destruction. A destruction only man can provoke, only man can prevent. Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures, it is our gift to each other.

“Elie Wiesel – Nobel Lecture: Hope, Despair and Memory”. Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 4 Jul 2016. <http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1986/wiesel-lecture.html>

We have lost an icon of peace, a truly gentle man, with a strong message for all of us. Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate, has died at 87.  Mankind must remember …

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