Being Elie Wiesel’s Son: From Burden to Gift

Being Elie Wiesel’s Son: From Burden to Gift

July 8, 2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Amanda Herring

Image is of Elie Wiesel and his son, Elisha Wiesel. Text reads Being Elie Wiesel's Son: From Burden to GiftJoin Edlavitch DCJCC’s CEO Dava Schub in conversation with Elisha Wiesel.

Elisha is the only child of Holocaust survivor, author, professor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel.

Elisha spent 25 years at Goldman Sachs, before leaving in 2019 to spend more time on causes close to his heart. Wiesel now serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tel Aviv-based fintech start-up The Floor.

And, amongst other aspects of this father’s legacy that live on in him, his commitment to Israel runs deep and he has been writing and organizing to harness the power of the Jewish community, regardless of their politics or particular perspectives to show up in their relationship with and commitment to Israel.

Wiesel has taken a leadership role in organizing No Fear: Rally in Solidarity with the Jewish People, happening on Sunday, July 11.

Co-sponsored by 3GDC