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Essay | The Lossof Faith

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The Lossof Faith

Summary: When one has an abundance of faith, he or she can pass through any suffering by holding on to their faith. But, when one's faith fails, so does all else. The young, pious boy that was Eliezer Wiesel died through the course of the Holocaust; replacing him is a shell of a human being that will never again be whole in "Night".
It was once said that, "A little faith will bring your soul to heaven, but a lot of faith will bring heaven to your soul. " Likewise, the steadfast faithfulness and determination of young Eliezer Wiesel before the war epitomizes this very true adage. Eliezer aspired to become a Rabbi when he grew up, studying the Torah and the cabbala everyday. Until one day, the very God he prayed to betrayed him and his people. With the passage of the Final Solution, a seemingly eternal darkness had fallen upon the Jewish race; with it came death. Through the course of this everlasting night, Eliezer is slowly transformed from virtuous, pious child to a shadow of a human being, gaunt, lifeless and spiritually dead forevermore.

Before the war, Eliezer was full of love for God. As he says himself, "during the say I studied the Talmud, and at night...

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