Yom Hashoah 2017


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The Museum of Tolerance and the Simon Wiesenthal Center invite you to attend our 


Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration

Monday, April 24, 2017 10:30am
at the Museum of Tolerance

Program Features

Commemorative Address by

Rabbi Abraham Cooper
Associate Dean
Simon Wiesenthal Center | Museum of Tolerance

Remarks by

Gila Gamliel
Minister for Social Equality, State of Israel

Pavol Šepeľák
Consul General of the Czech Republic

Antonio R. Villaraigosa
Former Mayor of Los Angeles

Memorial Prayers by

Cantor Marcus Feldman
Sinai Temple

Cantor Arik Wollheim
Beth Jacob Congregation

Stories of Rescue

Opening of Exhibition: Winton’s Trains
The story of the heroic rescue efforts by Nicholas Winton and the Jewish children he saved.
Presented in collaboration with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles
Produced by Olga Menzelová / Medialogue, s.r.o.
Curated by Professor Jaroslav Brabec, Ph.D.

Echoes from the Attic
The story of a Polish family who hid a Jewish family of 16 men, women and children in their attic for two years.

Performance by

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.

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