Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel is seen before participating in a roundtable discussion on "The Meaning of Never Again: Guarding Against a Nuclear Iran" on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 2, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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(RNS) He is not a cringing figure out of a Hasidic tale. He is not Tevye the Milkman from Fiddler on the Roof. He is not Woody Allen. He is a Jew straight out of “Inglourious Basterds,” Quentin Tarantino’s fantasy counterhistory of World War II.