Tag: Elie Wiesel

[:en]Truth Is Relative[:de]Wahrheit ist relativ[:]

Elie Wiesel once wrote that stories he had written “were invented from almost the beginning to almost the end.” “Some events do take place but are not true; other are – although they never occurred,” he wrote in his defense. A truly mind-boggling interpretation of the term “truth.”

Günter Grass, Elie Wiesel, Carolyn Yeager, and I

Günter Grass doesn’t like Israel’s politics, Elie Wiesel doesn’t like any critic of Israel, Carolyn Yeager doesn’t like Elie, and somehow I got tangled up in all this. This is only about my attitude toward Jews, not any of the rest of the issues and persons mentioned here.