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Title Celebrating Elie Wiesel : stories, essays, reflections / edited by Alan Rosen.
Imprint Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, c1998.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PN56.H55 C45 1998    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PN56.H55 C45 1998    AVAILABLE  
Subject Wiesel, Elie, 1928-2016.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence.
Human rights.
Alt Name Wiesel, Elie, 1928-2016.
Rosen, Alan (Alan Charles)
Description xxvi, 344 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Festschrift.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Elie Wiesel: a biblical life / Alan M. Dershowitz -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- As an apple of the eye / Aaron Appelfeld -- What I always knew / Ariel Dorfman -- From Mt. Sinai to the Holocaust: Primo Levi and the crisis of science in The periodic table / Nancy Harrowitz -- The specter of eloquence: reading the survivor's voice / Alan Rosen -- Kafka and Kundera: two voices from Prague / Maurice Friedman -- Translation and violence: legacies of Benjamin / Jeffrey Mehlman -- Interpreting catastrophe: insights from the Halachic literature on the Prague fire of 1689 / Joseph A. Polak -- Rabbi Yose's laundry: the history of a flagrant voice and the history of an idea / Hillel Levine -- Coming of age in Kozienice: Malkah Shapiro's Memoir of youth in the sacred space of a Hasidic Zaddik / Nehemia Polen -- Helping others to be free: Elie Wiesel and talk about religion in public / John K. Roth -- The languages of mysticism: negation, paradox, and silence / Dorothee Sölle -- From Thebes to Auschwitz: moral responsibility in Sophocles and Wiesel / John Silber -- Towards an ethics of remembrance after the Shoah / Reinhold Boschki -- Blaming the victim: can we learn to stop? Cancer as the battleground / Marguerite S. Lederberg -- The Aché: a re-evaluation / Steven T. Katz -- Is democracy for everybody? A Swedish perspective / Per Ahlmark -- The Holocaust, Nuremberg, and human rights: Elie Wisel and the struggle against injustice in our time / Irwin Cotler -- "Who is a Jew": a tale of fathers and daughters / Pnina Lahav -- Literacy, the Internet, and the global village / Joshua Lederberg -- The Holocaust experience as a state of mind / Shlomo Breznitz -- In Memory of our Holocaust victims / Václav Havel -- Afterword / Cynthia Ozick.
ISBN 0268008353 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 39655107
Table of Contents
 Elie Wiesel: A Biblical Life / Alan M. Dershowitz 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction 
 Fiction: Stories and Critical Writing 
  As an Apple of the Eye / Aaron Appelfeld3
  What I Always Knew / Ariel Dorfman15
  From Mt. Sinai to the Holocaust: Primo Levi and the Crisis of Science in The Periodic Table / Nancy Harrowitz19
  The Specter of Eloquence: Reading the Survivor's Voice / Alan Rosen41
  Kafka and Kundera: Two Voices from Prague / Maurice Friedman57
  Translation and Violence: Legacies of Benjamin / Jeffrey Mehlman75
 Commentary 
  Interpreting Catastrophe: Insights from the Halachic Literature on the Prague Fire of 1689 / Joseph A. Polak93
  Rabbi Yose's Laundry: The History of a Flagrant Voice and the History of an Idea / Hillel Levine113
  Coming of Age in Kozienice: Malkah Shapiro's Memoir of Youth in the Sacred Space of a Hasidic Zaddik / Nehemia Polen123
 Ethical and Religious Reflections 
  Helping Others to Be Free: Elie Wiesel and Talk about Religion in Public / John K. Roth143
  The Languages of Mysticism: Negation, Paradox, and Silence / Dorothee Solle159
  From Thebes to Auschwitz: Moral Responsibility in Sophocles and Wiesel / John Silber173
  Towards an Ethics of Remembrance after the Shoah / Reinhold Boschki203
 Human and Civil Rights 
  Blaming the Victim: Can We Learn to Stop? Cancer as the Battleground / Marguerite S. Lederberg225
  The Ache: A Re-Evaluation / Steven T. Katz235
  Is Democracy for Everybody? A Swedish Perspective / Per Ahlmark267
  The Holocaust, Nuremberg, and Human Rights: Elie Wiesel and the Struggle against Injustice in Our Time / Irwin Cotler279
  "Who Is a Jew": A Tale of Fathers and Daughters / Pnina Lahav297
  Literacy, the Internet, and the Global Village / Joshua Lederberg311
 Concluding Meditations 
  The Holocaust Experience as a State of Mind / Shlomo Breznitz319
  In Memory of Our Holocaust Victims / Vaclav Havel331
 Afterword / Cynthia Ozick335
 Contributors339