Simon Wiesenthal Center and Museum of Tolerance invite you to join with Holocaust survivors to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz


6:30 p.m. EXHIBITION 
Bearing Witness, by David Kassan, Special opportunity to view an extraordinary painting of 11 Survivors of Auschwitz.  

7:00 p.m. PROGRAM
Hosted by the Director of the Museum of Tolerance, Liebe Geft

  • Reflections from Auschwitz Live report by Mark Weitzman, Director of Government Affairs, Simon Wiesenthal Center and member of the International Holocaust Remembrance Authority 

  • Commemorative Address Rabbi Marvin Hier, Founder and Dean, Simon Wiesenthal Center

  • Special Screening of Liberation a MORIAH FILMS documentary
    Liberation, narrated by Ben Kingsley, Miriam Margolyes, Patrick Stewart, Jean Boht and Whoopi Goldberg, tells the dramatic story of the battle waged on two fronts during World War II – the Allied campaign to liberate Europe and Hitler’s genocidal campaign against the Jews.  Interwoven throughout the film are the unforgettable stories of tragedy, courage, resistance, and survival.

This commemorative evening program is offered without charge. Advance RSVP required.

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


Worldwide Screening of "Shoah" in Observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day  January 27, 2020, also the 75-year anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp,  the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles, in cooperation with Museum of Tolerance and the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival present a screening of Claude Lanzmann's "Shoah" (1985, documentary film). This is a rare opportunity to see the 9.5-hour film in its entirety.

10:00 am  Museum opens
10:15 am  Introduction - Film starts
1:00 pm  20 Minute Lunch Break
3:20 pm  10 Minute Break
5:30 pm  10 Minute Break
8:40 pm  Screening concludes

Patrons may enter/leave auditorium as needed throughout the day.

Shoah requires a separate reservation to attend Please click here to RSVP.

Holocaust Survivor Speakers

Holocaust survivor speakers will share their powerful testimonies of courage, survival and hope on the hour from 12:00 PM until 3:00 PM. Listen to history and become a witness.
This event is included with the purchase of a museum ticket or museum membership.

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

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