After Sugihara: Setsuzo Kotsuji's Aid to Jewish Refugees

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The Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance, the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, and the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles invite you and a guest to


Wednesday, March 27, 2019
7:00 p.m.

Learn the fascinating, little-known story of Japanese Hebrew scholar Setsuzo Abraham Kotsuji, who provided safe passage and aid to the Jewish refugees who landed in Japan on visas from the famous Japanese diplomat, Chiune Sugihara.

Join us for a special presentation by Dr. Yoshiji Hirose, Notre Dame Seishin University and Mr. Jundai Yamada, Actor.

Special Musical Tribute by concert pianist Dr. Makiko Hirata honoring the legacy of the Jewish musician refugees who came to Japan during WWII.

A reception will follow the program.

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