Sunday Jewish Book Group: Night by Elie Wiesel

Sunday, September 11, 2022 2pm to 3pm

Join us on September 11 at 2:00 p.m. for a discussion of "Night" by Elie Wiesel. The discussion will be facilitated by L. Arik Greenberg (Theological Studies, LMU).

The Sunday Jewish Book and Discussion Group is free and open to the public. This event will happen virtually in Zoom. Please RSVP by contacting Rhonda Rosen at rrosen@lmu.edu or 310-338-4584.

About the Book

"Night" is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elie's wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the language and spirit truest to the author's original intent. And in a substantive new preface, Elie reflects on the enduring importance of "Night" and his lifelong, passionate dedication to ensuring that the world never forgets man's capacity for inhumanity to man. 

"Nigh"t offers much more than a litany of the daily terrors, everyday perversions, and rampant sadism at Auschwitz and Buchenwald; it also eloquently addresses many of the philosophical as well as personal questions implicit in any serious consideration of what the Holocaust was, what it meant, and what its legacy is and will be.

About the William H. Hannon Library

The William H. Hannon Library fosters excellence in academic achievement through an array of distinctive services that enable learners to feed their curiosity, experience new worlds, develop their ideas, inform their decision-making, and inspire others. The library is open to the public during regular business hours. More information can be found at library.lmu.edu.

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