“Elie Wiesel was one of the last survivors of the Holocaust. He was the conscience of the world, you see. That was important,” says Prof. Julius Schoeps about the Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel who died on July 2nd. A voice that will be missed, says the scholar, in a life-long quest against racism and antisemitism. Schoeps, director of the Moses Mendelssohn Zentrum in Potsdam, opens a conference on the new antisemitism in Europe.