Could not disagree more. Many a Holocaust survivor would disagree with Wiesel, and being a survivor does not give the man a halo or a crystal ball. We will never know the Truth that could have gotten to us from those that never even go to the camps, but were just shot.
Any human should feel sympathy for a parent and child separated, but there was a choice that parent made, in most cases, and in that choice there was a risk. They took it, as adults, and turned their kids into victims. Actually, it seems to me, they are teaching their kids that laws do not count for them and theirs, but only for others.