Media Advisory - Holocaust survivors come together to speak out against atrocities in Aleppo

TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - 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


9:30 a.m.



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.

SOURCE Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies

For further information: Patrick Erlich, 416-318-3821, patrick.erlich@mediaprofile.com

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