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Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel to speak at UF


Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Noble Prize winning author will speak at the University of Florida on March 12.

The event is sponsored by ACCENT Speaker’s Bureau and Jewish Awareness Month at the University of Florida and will be held at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. 

Wiesel will speak about his Jewish identity and his experiences as a Holocaust survivor and award-winning author, according to a press release from ACCENT Speaker’s Bureau.

The event is free and open to the public. The speech will be followed by a Q-and-A session.

Doors at the Phillips Center will open at 7 p.m., and the program will start at 8 p.m.

Photography is not permitted during the event.

Those who need disability accommodations are advised to email ACCENT Speaker’s Bureau at accent@sg.ufl.ed at least 72 hours before the event.

Casey Christ wrote this story online.

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Casey is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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