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Transcript of Elie Wiesel
January 10, 2012 Elie Wiesel ELIE WIESEL BIBLIOGRAPHY By telling his stories, enlightened others about the Holocaust.
Helped people in need through charity.
Used his knowledge to help people for the right reasons. MORAL LEADERSHIP Publicly proclaims solidarity with Jews who died in the Holocaust.
Founded the The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity.
Taught, helped, and learned from people throughout his life.
Utilized wisdom he gained from others to aid others.
He honors those who have died and makes sure that none of them will ever be forgotten. SERVANT LEADERSHIP Communication THEMES OF TALENT "Elie Wiesel Bio." Elie Wiesel Bio. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Jan. 2013.
"Holocaust History." Elie Wiesel Timeline and World Events: 1928-1951. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Dec. 2012.
"The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity." The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Jan. 2013.
"The My Hero Project - Elie Wiesel." Myhero.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Jan. 2013. TIMELINE 1928 1945 1944 Born on September 30. 1940 Elie and his family move to Hungary. He and his family are deported in May from Sighet to Auschwitz.
Mother and sister die. Elie and his father are transferred to Buchenwald concentration camp.
Elie's father dies.
Elie is liberated with the arrival of US troops. 1948 Studies at the Sorbonne in Paris. TEMPTATIONS OF LEADERSHIP HERO'S JOURNEY "Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life."
-ELIE WIESEL “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference."
"•"...to remain silent and indifferent is the greatest sin of all..."
-ELIE WIESEL 1958 "Night" is published. 1985-6 Awarded Congressional Gold Medal of Achievement and Nobel Peace Prize. 1995 Published memoirs. He spread his knowledge from his experiences to the world.
He assisted in helping deprived children and adults.
He truly cared for the people he lent a hand to. Good presenter/public speaker
Puts his thoughts into words Charismatic
Great presence Has written over
50 novels. Belief Passionate
Altruistic "Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant. Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must - at that moment - become the center of the universe.” Unchanging core values.
Has a defined purpose for life. Temptation to be RELEVANT Desire for praise, acceptance, importance, recognition from others.
Integrity of motives and actions.
Motivation is love.
Integrity to vocation and charisms. Tells his story through public appearances. Call to Adventure: deported from village.
Supernatural Aid: Francois Mauriac
Crossing the Threshold: Auschwitz
Threshold Guardians/Enemies: Nazis
The Initiation: surviving in the
concentration camps (physically and mentally).
The Return: liberation from concentration camp. "Let us remember, let us remember the heroes of Warsaw, the martyrs of Treblinka, the children of Auschwitz. They fought alone, they suffered alone, they lived alone, but they did not die alone, for something in all of us died with them."