Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies works to improve Canadian FRIENDS OF society by countering hate and antisemitism and supporting projects which promote SIMON WIESENTHAL CENTER tolerance, justice and human rights. FOR HOLOCAUST STUDIES Wishing all of our members a happy & healthy new year - Shana Tovah! HOLOCAUST EDUCATION WEEK September 7, 2010 November 2, 2010 Lawyers4Wiesenthal The Art of Survival Reza Kahlili - author of “A Time to Betray” Panel of Survivors - Max Eisen, Bill Glied and Vera Schiff speaking Iran. The Astonishing Life of a CIA Agent Inside the Revolutionary Guards of 7:00pm – 9:00pm - Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center 2pm-4pm (Goodmans LLP) / 7pm-9pm (City Playhouse, Vaughan) - RSVP RSVP REQUIRED September 13, 2010 November 4, 2010 Rosh Hashana at Queen’s Park Photo Memories of an Allied Soldier: 5:30 pm – 7 pm - Rosh Hashana at Queen’s Park - RSVP REQUIRED Herb Goldstein to facilitate 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm - Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center September 20, 2010 RSVP REQUIRED Freedom Day Join 1200 Students to celebrate freedom: A day to carry on Simon November 8, 2010 Wiesenthal’s legacy of tolerance, justice & human rights; to celebrate Film screening - I Have Never Forgotten You: freedom; and to bring about positive change in our community & world. The Life and Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal 12 pm – 1:30 pm - Location TBA Simon Wiesenthal, a Holocaust survivor who lost 89 family members , helped track down over 1,100 Nazi war criminals and spent six decades September 21, 2010 fighting anti-Semitism and prejudice against all people. Watching the Marina Nemat’s book launch: After Tehran early efforts of the US government to prosecute Nazi war criminals he A story of courage and recovery, After Tehran chronicles Nemat’s realized, “There is no freedom without justice,” and initially decided to confrontation with her past, and how ultimately she emerges from the dedicate a few years to that quest. A few years turned into the rest of emotional ravages of posttraumatic stress. his life. Narrated by Nicole Kidman. ED 7 pm – 9 pm - Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center - RSVP REQUIR 6:30 pm – 9:00pm - Sheppard Grande Theatre - RSVP REQUIRED September 27, 2010 Screening of Spirit of Hope 2010 video October 25, 2010 A Once in a Lifetime Discussion between Elie Wiesel and Salman Rushdie Facts about Israel’s Rights moderated by The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney. Presented by Canadians for Israel’s Legal Rights ED 7 pm – 9 pm - Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center - RSVP REQUIR 7 pm – 9 pm - Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center - RSVP REQUIR ED September 28, 2010 November 10, 2010 Film Screening: Healing Voices with filmmaker Riva Finkelstein Riva will discuss her film and ways of integrating into elementary and high The State of the Union Luncheon with David Frum school classroom curriculum A regular television commentator and a writer for Time magazine, CNN.com, The Week and the National Post, David Frum served as a 7pm -8:30pm – Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center – RSVP Required special assistant to President George W. Bush in 2001-2002 in a defining moment in American history. October 4, 2010 Film Screening – Defiance and Melanie Phillips Her 7 pm – 9:30 pm - RSVP REQUIRED Melanie Phillips is a British journalist, broadcaster, author and blogger. most recent book is “The World Turned Upside Down: The Global Battle Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center over God, Truth and Power” 12 pm – 2 pm - The King Edward Hotel - RSVP REQUIRED October 5, 2010 Bay Street Vs. Main Street November 11, 2010 Meet the Candidates for Mayor. Remembrance Day at 12:00 – 2:00pm – Heenan Blaikie - RSVP Required Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center October 12, 2010 Lawyers4Wiesenthal – speaker Eli Hertz November 16, 2010 Among his many activities, Eli Hertz is the Chairman of the Board of Directors Speaker Gil Troy for CAMERA, The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America. Accountants4Wiesenthal 12:30 pm – 2 pm - Aird & Berlis - RSVP REQUIRED 7:30am – 9:30am –Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center October 13, 2010 Lawyers4Wiesenthal 12 pm – 2 pm - Aird & Berlis - RSVP REQUIRED One School, OneVoice, One World with Principal Ian Jones See what happens when the staff and students take diversity seriously. Doctors4Wiesenthal 7pm -8:30pm – Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center – RSVP Required Gil Troy is Professor of History at McGill University in Montreal and a Visiting has Scholar affiliated with the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington. Troy October 16, 2010 written several books including Why I Am a Zionist: Israel, Jewish Identity and the Challenges of Today. Film Screening – Winston Churchill: Walking with Destiny 7 pm – 9 pm - Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center - RSVP REQUIR ED Narrated by Ben Kingsley, two time Academy Award ™ winning Moriah Films’ latest production, Walking With Destiny highlights Churchill’s years November 29 - 30, 2010 in the political wilderness, his early opposition to Hitler, and how his legacy Glassman Tools for Tolerance for Educators ® continues to be relevant in the 21st century. ) Please contact Melissa Mikel for information at email@example.com 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm -Sheppard Grande Theater (VIP Cocktail reception 9:30 pm – Film screening December 1, 2010 RSVP REQUIRED A celebration and donor appreciation evening: Michael Ross speaker October 18, 2010 From 1988 to 2001, Michael Ross was an undercover agent, a spy, in the Shlomit Kriger’s book launch: Marking Humanity Mossad, Israel’s feared and respected external intelligence Agency. The will be Author Shlomit Kriger will discuss her book “Marking Humanity” and presentation will be followed by a Grand Dessert Buffet and Candle Lighting. joined by survivors: Simcha Simchovitch, George Scott & Renate Krakauer. FIRST NIGHT of Chanukah - Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center - ED 7 pm – 9 pm - Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center - RSVP REQUIR RSVP REQUIRED For information on these events, please contact Elaine Martyn at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-864-9735 Visit our website at www.fswc.ca for more details.