Upcoming Events
Apr 27, 2014

8th Annual Walk to End Genocide: Los Angeles

Los Angeles Walk to End Genocide

Register here.

When: Sunday, April 27, 2014
Where: Pan Pacific Park, 7600 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Apr 27, 2014

6th Annual Walk to End Genocide: Santa Rosa

For registration and more information, visit the Santa Rosa walk site.

When: April 27, 2014
Where: Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Apr 29, 2014


A free six-event commemorative film series featuring stories of survivors and their children

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance

Numbered (2012)

GENOCIDE: The Holocaust


Lighting of Candles of Remembrance
Kehillat Israel Reconstructionist Congregation of Pacific Palisades
Accompanied by DAVID KAMENIR
Words of Reflection: RABBI HEIDI COHEN,
Temple Beth Shalom, Santa Ana
Dean of the Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Chapman University

The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education
The Stern Chair in Holocaust Education
The Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library

Space is limited.

Film Synopsis:

A journey through space and time, Numbered follows the ever optimistic 84 year old Gita Kalderon (Auschwitz prisoner number 76914), the realistic 84 year old Joka Levi (prisoner number A11998) and the adventurous 79 year old Dani Hanoch (prisoner number B2823). The film studies the complex relationship each of them has with the number and examines society’s ever-changing attitude toward it.

Hanna Rabinovitz, daughter of prisoner number 64650, adds her special perspective to the mix. Multiple testimonies from 30 survivors are integrated in the film, showcasing the clash between past and present, name and number, society and its symbols.

About Auschwitz: 
Auschwitz has become a symbol of terror, genocide, and the Holocaust. In 1942-1944, as part of the “final solution of the Jewish question”, the majority of the Jews who arrived in Auschwitz in transports organized by the Reich Main Security Office, at least 1.1 million people including more than 200 thousand children, were killed in the gas chambers immediately or soon after arrival.

Of all Nazi concentration camps, only in Auschwitz were prisoners marked on the flesh with tattooed prisoner numbers.

When: Tuesday, April 29, 7-8:30pm
Where: Chapman University, Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall, One University Dr., Orange, CA 92866
May 4, 2014

2nd Annual Walk to End Genocide: Conejo Valley

Conejo Valley Walk to End Genocide

For registration and more information, visit the Conejo Valley walk site.

When: Sunday, May 4, 2014
Where: Temple Etz Chaim and United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
May 14, 2014

Congo Town Hall with Congresswoman Karen Bass

Where: TBA