World War II
After the war
Life in the United States
- 2007 attack on Wiesel
- Baptism against his knowledge or desire
- Iran and Gaza
Opinions about Jerusalem
Awards and honors
- Prix de l'Université de la Langue Française (Prix Rivarol) for The Town Beyond the Wall, 1963.
- National Jewish Book Council Award for The Town Beyond the Wall, 1963.
- Ingram Merrill award, 1964.
- Prix Médicis for A Beggar in Jerusalem, 1968.
- Jewish Heritage Award, Haifa University, 1975.
- Holocaust Memorial Award, New York Society of Clinical Psychologists, 1975.
- S.Y. Agnon Medal, 1980.
- Jabotinsky Medal, State of Israel, 1980.
- Prix Livre Inter, France, for The Testament, 1980.
- Grand Prize in Literature from the City of Paris for The Fifth Son, 1983
- Commander in the French Legion of Honor, 1984.
- U.S. Congressional Gold Medal, 1984.
- Four Freedom Award for the Freedom of Worship, 1985.
- Medal of Liberty, 1986.
- Nobel Peace Prize, 1986.
- Grand Officer in the French Legion of Honor, 1990.
- Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1992
- Niebuhr Medal, Elmhurst College, Illinois, 1995.
- Grand Cross in the French Legion of Honor, 2000.
- Star of Romania, 2002.
- Man of the Year award, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 2005.
- Light of Truth award, International Campaign for Tibet, 2005.
- Honorary Knighthood, United Kingdom, 2006.
- Honorary Visiting Professor of Humanities, Rochester College, 2008.
- National Humanities Medal, 2009.
- Norman Mailer Prize, Lifetime Achievement, 2011.
- Loebenberg Humanitarian Award, Florida Holocaust Museum, 2012.
- Nadav Award, 2012.
- S. Roger Horchow Award for Greatest Public Service by a Private Citizen, an award given out annually by Jefferson Awards, 2013
- John Jay Medal for Justice John Jay College, 2014
- Doctor of Humane Letters, Siena Heights University, Adrian, MI, 1984
- Doctor of Humane Letters, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, 1985.
- Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, 1988
- Doctor of Humane Letters, DePaul University, Chicago, 1997
- Doctorate, Seton Hall University, New Jersey, 1998.
- Doctor of Humanities, Michigan State University, 1999.
- Doctorate, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD, 2005.
- Doctor of Humane Letters, Chapman University, 2005.
- Doctor of Humane Letters, Dartmouth College, 2006.
- Doctor of Humane Letters, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA, 2007.
- Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Vermont, 2007.
- Doctor of Humanities, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, 2007.
- Doctor of Letters, City College of New York, 2008.[
- Doctorate, Tel Aviv University, 2008.
- Doctorate, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel, 2008.
- Doctor of Humane Letters, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, 2009.
- Doctor of Letters, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, 2010.
- Doctor of Humane Letters, Washington University in St. Louis, 2011.
- Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Charleston, 2011.
- Doctorate, University of Warsaw, June 25, 2012.
- Doctorate, The University of British Columbia, September 10, 2012.