Dodye was active and trusted within the community. Wiesel has said his father represented reason, while his mother Sarah promoted faith.
Did he cut her out because he wanted to condense his book and she was peripheral to the storyline? Neither of these can be believed. In the first place, Wiesel makes it clear in All Rivers how important Grandma Nisel was to him and he writes affectionately about her.
Secondly, by including his grandmother when he mentioned his mother and three sisters, he would not have added more than a few words to the deportation narrative, as we will see. Thirdly, Grandma Nisel, as a member of his family group that he says he lost at Auschwitz, could not with any decency be left out when writing about this momentous event.
But Night is another story pun intended. There is no excuse or explanation that can be given for such a lapse, and none has ever been attempted.
I suspect that whenever Wiesel gives an interview or allows someone to write a book about him, he obtains an agreement in advance as to what can be discussed and what is off-limits. Wiesel is always treated with the softest of kid gloves.
Who is Grandmother Nisel and why is she important? She was born in in Chust, Ruthenian-Czechoslovakia. This information is from the victim forms filled out for Yad Vashem by her nephew and grandson; see further below.
This first child of Nisel and Eliezer was probably a daughter, either Idiss or Giza. In their first son, named Shlomo, was born. After that came another son, Mendel; then two more daughters. Sites like Rootsweb are completely useless for information about the Wiesel family.
In All Rivers p. Zlati, the youngest, was called an old maid behind her back. She married late, you see—at twenty-one. Did she disgrace the family in some way and so is not to be mentioned?
My father was the oldest, but she was just as close to my Uncle Mendel, who had a modest grocery store on the other side of town. Among Orthodox Hasidic Jews, males are in an entirely different category of importance and expectations than females, who are only required to find a good husband and have children.
Uncle Mendel Wiesel was born inaccording to cousin Yaakov the only source we have and died at the same time as Shlomo in He would have been only 38 years old!
On the table there was a half-finished bowl of soup.
There was a pie waiting to be put in the oven. Books were littered about on the floor. Perhaps my uncle had had dreams of taking them with him? Young Elie dropped in often to visit her and had quite a few stories to tell about that in All Rivers.
Nisel related to her grandson that when she was told of his death: She knew she would never come home. She left this wretched town in her funeral dress. Yes, she wore her shroud under her black dress. She alone was ready.
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Mrs. Wiesel Elie's mother remains silent and casts questioning looks at her family as she cooks food for the departure from their Sighet home. As the family marches from the large ghetto, her face is expressionless.
Elie Wiesel is a perfect example of a man who has found something positive and worthwhile in a horrible scenario. He found both companions and enemies in his time spent in the Holocaust. His journey opened his eyes to the many crimes that are taking place around the world.