Rededication Ceremony at Raoul Wallenberg Square Monday, August 5th

Raoul WallenbergOn Monday, August 5th, 2013, Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles, L.A. City Councilmember Paul Koretz, and the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust will be hosting a special ceremony honoring and remembering Raoul Wallenberg – who saved more than 100,000 Jews during the Holocaust.

The event commemorates Wallenberg’s 101st birthday and will rededicate his statue at Raoul Wallenberg Square – Beverly Blvd. at Fairfax Ave.

9:00 a.m. – Reception and refreshments at the JFS Freda Mohr Multipurpose Center, 330 N. Fairfax Avenue.
10:00 a.m. – Rededication at the northeast corner of Beverly & Fairfax. featuring testimonials by Hungarian Survivors saved by Wallenberg. (Program for this is shown below.)

FREE parking will be available at the CBS Lot on Fairfax Ave. – Enter at the Fairfax Avenue Gate ONLY.
For more information, please contact JFS Freda Mohr Center at 323-937-5900.

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Program: 
Raoul Wallenberg Statue Rededication

National Anthem – Cantor Arik Wolheim,
Beth Jacob Congregation

Opening – Hon. Terry Friedman, President,
Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles

Welcome – Perla Karney, Vice-President,
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

Introductions – Hon. David Siegel,
Consul General of Israel

Reflections on Raoul Wallenberg:
Marianne Engel, Survivor of the Holocaust
Erica Leon, Survivor of the Holocaust
Andrew Stevens, Survivor of the Holocaust

Congressional Recognition of Raoul Wallenberg –
Hon. Adam Schiff, U.S. House of Representatives

Historic View of Raoul Wallenberg Square – 
Hon. Zev Yaroslavsky, Los Angeles County Supervisor 
Hon. Mike Feuer, Los Angeles City Attorney

Rededication of Wallenberg Statue –
Hon. Paul Koretz, Los Angeles City Councilmember

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