Yom HaShoah Commemoration 2013


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The Simon Wiesenthal Center and Museum of Tolerance invite you to be part of our

Yom Hashoah Commemoration

Special Event

Monday, April 8, 2013 at 10:30am


Commemorative Address by
Founder and Dean of the SWC

Remarks by

David Siegel,
Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles

Dr. Bernd Fischer,
Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany

The 2013 Yom Hashoah Program recognizes the FAITH and COURAGE of a couple whose righteous acts played a vital role in saving thousands during World War II and another couple whose FAITH and LOVE in the darkest of times will inspire generations.

Internationally Renowned Cantor NATAN BARAM

Members of THE JEWISH COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CHOIR under the musical direction of DR. MICHELLE GREEN WILLNER. The Jewish Community Children's Choir is a Schulweis Institute Program.

View the photographic exhibition WITNESS TO TRUTH - Portraits of Holocaust Survivors by MARISSA ROTH.

No Charge. Advanced registration is required.


Free underground parking.

Please be considerate of our residential neighbors and make every effort to avoid driving through single-family residential neighborhood streets.


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Advanced Ticket Reservations for the Main Museum are strongly recommended:

Or, you may call the advanced ticket desk at 310-772-2505 to secure your advanced ticket purchase.

In observance of Passover, the last entry to the Museum of Tolerance will be at 1:00pm on Friday, April 22nd. The Museum will close at 3:30pm and will remain closed through Sunday, April 24th. On Thursday, April 28th, the last entry to the museum will be at 1:00pm. The museum will close at 3:30pm and will remain closed through Friday, April 29th. During the week of Passover, the cafeteria on the fourth floor will also be closed.

Due to the high volume of school groups on weekdays during this time of year, we strongly recommend that public visitors purchase tickets for 1p.m. or later to optimize your experience and not have to wait long for timed exhibits.