Yom HaShoah Commemoration
April 7th, 2013
10:00am - 5:00pm
Join the Museum for an all day Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) Commemoration. The Museum is open all day from 10am-5pm.
Schedule of Events:
10am Survivor Speaker: Thomas Blatt
11am Intergenerational Walk with Holocaust Survivors
Pan Pacific Park transforms into a historical timeline. Walk with survivors along a path of pre-arranged "Memory Markers" and learn first hand about the events commemorated.
11:30am Poetry Reading by Tom Greening (amphitheater)
12pm Museum Tour
12pm BODYTRAFFIC Dance Performance (amphitheater)
12:30pm Poetry Reading by Hadasa Cytrynowicz (amphitheater)
1pm Survivor Speaker Renee Firestone
1pm Musical Performance by Cantor Esther Leon Schwartz (amphitheater)
2pm Ceremony of Commemoration
Keynote speaker Ruth Kluger, Professor Emeritus of German at the University of California, Irvine and a Holocaust survivor. She is also the author of the bestseller Still Alive: A Holocaust Girlhood Remembered about surviving childhood in multiple concentration camps.
Honorable dignitaries to include the Israeli Consul General, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, and Jewish Federation President Jay Sanderson. Featuring a special musical performance by Theodore Bikel.
All events are free and open to the public. Tickets are not required. For more information, call (323) 651-3704 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets are not required for this event. Free and open to the public. Due to security issues, no backpacks or large bags are allowed.