On 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.
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