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Interview by Elie Wiesel and Tikkun

SOURCE: Wiesel, Elie, and Tikkun. “An Interview with Elie Wiesel.” Tikkun 14, no. 4 (July-August 1999): 33-5.

In the following interview, Wiesel discusses the political situation in Kosovo and the moral responsibilities of the United States in regional conflicts.

Nobel Peace Prize winner and Boston University Professor Elie Wiesel has worked on behalf of oppressed people for much of his adult life. His more than forty books include A Beggar in Jerusalem, The Testament and The Fifth Son. The English translation of the second volume of his memoirs, Et la mer n'est pas remplie, will be published by Knopf in the fall of 1999.

[Tikkun]: How ought we to be reacting to the situation in Kosovo?

[Wiesel]: We should be reacting morally. A Jewish approach ought to be a moral approach—particularly when other people suffer. The only moral...

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