Elis life started off very well. He was born in Sighet , Transylvania, he was a teenager .They called him Moishe the Beadle for most of his life.
"one day I asked my father to find me a master who could guide me in my studies of Kabbalah" (Wiesel 4). Why do you cry when you pray? There are no Kabbalists in Sighet.
Elies was separated from his family and sent to different concentration camps. The camp Elie went to was in Aushwitz. After Elie went to the concentration camp in Aushwitz he went to Bunchenwald.
All the jews were taken to concentration camps. Elie was taken to the camps as well as thousands of more Jews. Elie found out that his dad is dying and he is in a conflict of weather he should stay and with his dad or if he should worry about himself.
Elies dad finally died and Elie chose to worry about himself more than his dad. "winter had arrived. the days became short and the night almost unbearable" (Wiesel 77). Elie hurt his foot and he had to walk in the snow.
" This was the end! HItler was about to keep his promise." (Wiesel 114). All the German were told to go back to there block. Elie survived all the concentration camps and the torment form the camps.