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Elie Wiesel is the author of more than fifty books, including his unforgettable international best-sellers Night and A Beggar in Jerusalem, winner of the Prix Me;dicis. He has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States Congressional Gold Medal, and the French Legion of Honor with the rank of Grand Cross. In 1986, he received the Novel Peace Prize. He is Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and University Professor at Boston University.]]


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Rashi, -- 1040-1105.
Rashi, -- 1040-1105. -- Perush Rashi °al ha-Torah.
Jewish scholars -- France -- Troyes -- Biography.
Rabbis -- France -- Troyes -- Biography.
Troyes (France) -- Biography.