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The third sister, Tzipora, did not. In March 1944 the Germans invaded, and in May, at the age of 15, Wiesel and all the other Jews in the area were deported to Auschwitz.


Elie Wiesel was born on September 30th, 1928 in Sighet, Transylvania, which is now part of Romania. He was fifteen years old when he and his family were deported by the Nazis to Auschwitz. His mother Sarah and younger sister Tzipora perished, his two older sisters, Hilda and Beatrice, survived.


Elie Wiesel never got to opportunity to see his mother Sarah Feig-Wiesel or little sister Tzipora Wiesel after they were separated but he did smell their burning flesh being cremated while being at Aushwitz-Bikenau. A quote from the book "Night" explains the moment in which Elie Wiesel saw his mother and his sister Tzipora for one last time.


Elie Wiesel was born on September 30, 1928, in Sighet, Transylvania, Romania. His parents were Shlomo and Sarah. Shlomo was a grocery store owner in their village. He had three sisters, Hilda, Tzipora, and Beatrice. Elie Wiesel was 15 when the Nazis came to their village, separated the Jews from the rest of the citizens, and placed them in ghettos.


Siblings: Beatrice Wiesel, Hilda Wiesel, Tzipora Wiesel . Spouse: ... He had two older sisters—who also survived the Holocaust—and a younger sister who died at Auschwitz. His parents were well educated, and they encouraged young Elie to look at Judaism in different ways. His mother was more traditional (she encouraged Torah study) whereas ...


Elie Wiesel (Quotes ("I continued to devote myself to my studies,…: Elie Wiesel (Quotes, family, religion, life story),


Elie is from the small town of Sighet, Transylvania. This book begins in late 1941 and chronicles Elie's life through the end of the war in 1945.He had two older sisters, Hilda and Beatrice Wiesel and a younger sister, Tzipora Wiesel. Elie spoke many languages including Hungarian, Romanian, German and he grew up speaking Yiddish.


"The opposite of love is not hate but indifference, the opposite of life is not death but indifference to life and death." —Elie Wiesel. Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, Nobel Peace Prize winner ...


Wiesel had three siblings – older sisters Beatrice and Hilda, and younger sister Tzipora. Beatrice and Hilda survived the war and were reunited with Wiesel at a French orphanage. They eventually emigrated to North America, with Beatrice moving to Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Tzipora, Shlomo, and Sarah did not survive the Holocaust.


Wiesel’s mother and younger sister Tzipora also died in the Holocaust. Elie was freed from Buchenwald in 1945. Of his relatives, only he and his older sisters Beatrice and Hilda survived.