Joel GoldenbergJoel Goldenberghttps://themetropolitain.ca/articles/author/117fraSakharvov rememberedhttps://themetropolitain.ca/articles/view/751https://themetropolitain.ca/articles/view/751 On Dec. 14, 1989, law professor, rights activist and now Mount Royal MP Irwin Cotler was on his way to Moscow to have dinner and a discussion with renowned Soviet human rights activist Andrei Sakharov, when he called his wife Ariela during a stopover in London.“She said ‘you won’t be able to have dinner with Dr. Sakharov,’” Cotler recalled, his voice breaking and halted. “’He died this morning.’ Instead of having dinner with Andrei Sakharov, I attended his funeral.”  Joel GoldenbergThu, 07 Jan 2010 17:00:00 -0500Wiesel in Montreal: “You are not alone! Somebody cares.”https://themetropolitain.ca/articles/view/699https://themetropolitain.ca/articles/view/699Individuals should never think there is nothing they can do to help solve society’s ills, professor, Nobel Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel told an audience of more than 2,200 at Théâtre St. Denis recently...Joel GoldenbergThu, 01 Oct 2009 11:00:00 -0400