Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Nazi Hunter Simon Wiesenthal Dies

Simon Wiesenthal, the Holocaust survivor who helped track down numerous Nazi war criminals following World War II and spent the later decades of his life fighting anti-Semitism and prejudice against all people, died Tuesday at the age of 96.

Read more at the Jerusalem Post.

Wiesenthal took a job that no one wanted but needed to be done. He lost 89 family members to the Holocaust and he made sure the atrocity did not fade from the world's memory. He was instrumental in bringing over 1000 Nazi war criminals to justice.

Rest in Peace Simon, you have run the good race.

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