Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies

September 10, 2013 09:47 ET

Media Advisory: Join Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center at a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Rosh Hashanah Reception at Queen's Park

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 10, 2013) - Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies (FSWC) is pleased to invite the media to join us in a celebration of the Jewish New Year and a ribbon cutting ceremony for FSWC's newest initiative, the innovative classroom on wheels known as the 'Tour4Humanity' (T4H), on the lawn of Queen's Park today at @ 5:30 pm.

Join Avi Benlolo, President and CEO of FSWC, His Honour Lieutenant Governor David Onley, Premier Kathleen Wynne, PC Leader Tim Hudak, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, Trillium Foundation CEO Andrea Cohen Barrack as well as a host of MPPs as we inaugurate T4H and wish a Happy New Year to all citizens of Ontario.

Designed as a mobile Tolerance Training Center, T4H will bring FSWC's educational workshops on the Holocaust, Genocide and Heroes to communities around the province.

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) is a leading non-profit human rights organization directly representing over 30,000 Canadian members. FSWC is committed to countering racism and antisemitism and to promoting the principles of tolerance, social justice and Canadian democratic values through advocacy and education. Through its affiliation with the Simon Wiesenthal Center, the organization has won two Academy Awards, has two Museums of Tolerances (with a third being built in Jerusalem) and is represented at the United Nations and the OSCE. FSWC has a diverse number of programs, including Freedom Day and the Tour4Humanity.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies
    Stacey Starkman
    Communications Manager
    416.864.9735 x 32 (office) or 416.524.3287 (cell)
    sstarkman@fswc.ca