[wee-suh n-thahl, ‐thawl; German vee-zuh n-tahl]


Simon,1908–2005, Austrian Holocaust survivor and hunter of Nazi war criminals.

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Contemporary Examples of wiesenthal

  • Maybe those Wiesenthal people have a point when they complain that their attempts at compromise have been rebuffed.

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    Response to Rashid Khalidi

    Gil Troy

    April 27, 2012

  • The Wiesenthal Center has every right to build there and is the victim of a political mugging.

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    How To Model Tolerance

    Gil Troy

    April 17, 2012

  • Others besides the Israelis and Wiesenthal made it their business to chase Nazi war criminals.

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    Hunting Down Aribert Heim, Egypt’s Hidden Nazi

    Nicholas Kulish, Souad Mekhennet

    March 24, 2014

Historical Examples of wiesenthal

  • We went into the garden of our hotel in the Wiesenthal one day, and found the basin of the fountain there crammed with live trout.

    Home Life in Germany

    Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick

British Dictionary definitions for wiesenthal



Simon. 1908–2005, Austrian investigator of Nazi war crimes. A survivor of the concentration camps, he was active since 1945 in documenting Nazi crimes against the Jews, tracking down their perpetrators, and assisting surviving victims
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