TORONTO (December 20, 2016) – On Wednesday, December 21, five Holocaust survivors will unite outside the offices of the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Centre for Holocaust Studies (FSWC) to speak out against the horrific crimes being perpetrated on the people of Aleppo.
Speaking from personal histories, the survivors hope to show solidarity with the victims in Syria while demonstrating the need to speak out and raise awareness of these atrocities at every opportunity. They will be joined by FSWC President and CEO, Avi Benlolo, who will address importance of international intervention and humanitarian aid.
WHAT: Holocaust Survivors To Speak Out on Aleppo
WHEN: Wednesday, December 21, 2016
WHERE: Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Centre for Holocaust Studies
5075 Yonge Street (across from Mel Lastman Square), North York
Event to take place in front of the building
WHO: Avi Benlolo, President & CEO, Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Centre for Holocaust Studies
Howard Chandler, Holocaust Survivor
Max Eisen, Holocaust Survivor
Gerda Frieberg, Holocaust Survivor
Faigie Libman, Holocaust Survivor
Vera Schiff, Holocaust Survivor
Media are invited to attend and will have the opportunity to interview Avi and the survivors following the announcement.
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