The Philadelphia Jewish Voice Pays Tribute to Elie Wiesel

Elie_Wiesel_2012_We at The Philadelphia Jewish Voice are profoundly saddened by the recent death of Elie Wiesel. Although Wiesel experienced the worst of mankind during the Holocaust, he transformed his experience into something extraordinary: He became, as President Obama said, “one of the great moral voices of our time, and in many ways, the conscience of the world.” [Read more…]

Mike Wallace 1918-2012: Eloquence Personified

— by Charles Smolover

Mike Wallace passed away last Monday at age 93. In 1958, he interviewed Abba Eban on the occasion of the Israel’s 10th birthday.

You’ll have to bear with Wallace shilling for the sponsor, Parliament cigarettes, but Eban’s eloquent, yet unapologetic response to Wallace’s at times aggressive questioning is impressive.

The video continues after the jump.