Sephardic communities from throughout Southern Europe and North Africa were nearly eradicated and forever changed due to the brutality of the Nazis and their collaborators. We pay tribute to their experiences by welcoming diverse voices to amplify victims’ stories, honor the legacy of those who perished, and stand together as one Jewish community. Featuring a keynote address by Dr. Aomar Boum, Associate Professor & Vice Chair of Undergraduate Studies, UCLA Department of Anthropology.
Other speakers and performers include:
Evgenia Beniatoglou, Consul General of Greece in Los Angeles
Rabbi Daniel Bouskila, Director at Sephardic Education Center
Shira Bouskila, songwriter and actress
Aviva Chernick, singer and songwriter
Ron Galperin, Los Angeles City Controller
Mayor Eric Garcetti
Michele Gold, Board Chair at Holocaust Museum LA
Beth Kean, CEO at Holocaust Museum LA
Jarosław Łasiński, Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Los Angeles
David Lenga, Holocaust survivor
Hillel Newman, Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles
Albert Rosa, Holocaust survivor
Stefan Schneider, Consul General of Germany in Los Angeles
Montana Tucker, singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer
If you cannot attend on Sunday, April 11 at 11 am PDT, please register and you will receive a link to view the recording at your convenience.
Generously sponsored by the California Legislative Jewish Caucus and the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Los Angeles.
Community Partners: Consulate General of Greece in Los Angeles, Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles, German Consulate Los Angeles, Heritage Pointe, JIMENA, and Sephardic Educational Center.