The Time of the Uprooted

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This week's show featured the third and final installment of this year's lecture series "The Fascination with Jewish Tales" by teacher, author, and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Elie Wiesel.

In this lecture, Wiesel, who was introduced by the director of the BU Hillel House Rabbi Joseph Polak, read excerpts from his book "The Time of the Uprooted," and talked about the issues faced by those who are forcibly removed from a culture, a position or a certain status in society.

Elie Wiesel, an internationally renowned human rights activist and author, won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1986 and has taught at Boston University since 1976. He has been delivering his annual three-lecture series "The Fascination with Jewish Tales" since 1975.

This program aired on December 18, 2005.

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