Elie Wiesel in 2006. Eyal Toueg

How Elie Wiesel the Journalist Saw Israel

Once Elie Wiesel decided Israel was not for him, and before he became a best-selling novelist, he had a serious career as a journalist in Israel. The stories he never published may have been the most telling.

Eliezer Wiesel, known universally as Elie, garnered every possible international honor. His life medal was the fact that he was an ember plucked from the fires of the Auschwitz crematoria, who in his...

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