Tag Archive: Elie Wiesel

Truth Is Relative

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.