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Elie Wiesel Dies at Age 87

Elie Wiesel Dies at Age 87

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Yad Vashem, a spokesman for Israel's Holocaust memorial, announced Elie Wiesel's death Saturday. Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor, was the author of "Night," an autobiography on his experiences at Auschwitz.He died in the US, where he lived and had been a citizen since the 1960s. He became famous after writing about his experiences as a teenager in Nazi concentration camps, where he lost his mother, father and younger sister.He dedicated his life to ensuring the atrocities committed under the Nazis were never forgotten, and the president of the World Jewish Congress has called him "a beacon of light".Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust remembrance centre announced his death on Saturday. US President Barack Obama said Mr Wiesel was "one of the great moral voices of our time".Elie Wi
Elizabeth Gilbert Announces Separation From Husband Jose Nunes

Elizabeth Gilbert Announces Separation From Husband Jose Nunes

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"He has been my dear companion for over 12 years, and they have been wonderful years. Our split is very amicable. Our reasons are very personal," Elizabeth Gilbert said in a Facebook post. "I trust that you understand how this is a story that I am living — not a story that I am telling." Elizabeth Gilbert has revealed that she and husband Jose Nunes are separating. The author, who detailed how she fell in love with Nunes in Eat Pray Love, announced the news on her Facebook page Friday morning."I am separating from the man whom many of you know as "Felipe" — the man whom I fell in love with at the end of the EAT PRAY LOVE journey," wrote Gilbert. "He has been my dear companion for over 12 years, and they have been wonderful years. Our split is very amicable. Our reasons are very perso