INTERNATIONAL RESCUER DAY 2008
Event Theme: “Remembering the Past, Shaping the Future”
In Memory of Professor David Kranzler z”l

Thursday, January 17, 2008 – 7:30PM
Israel Center, Rechov Karen Hayesod 22 – Jerusalem

Organized by the Jerusalem Working Group (JWG) in cooperation with Root & Branch Association Ltd. and the Israel Center

Event is dedicated to Holocaust era rescuers.
Presentations will summarize deeds of some of the major Holocaust era rescuers, and will discuss some important current rescue issues.
There will also be discussion of Jewish perspectives on activism, individualism as well as memory of the past and memory of the future.

Similar events are being held internationally.

PROGRAM

Opening Remarks: Aryeh Gallin (Root & Branch)
Master of Ceremonies: Reuven Kosover

Talks by:

Rabbi Ari Kahn – Senior Lecturer Jewish Studies and Director of Foreign Students’ Program, Bar Ilan University, and Vice President, Migdal Ohr Institutions
Dr. Robert Rozett – Director, Yad Vashem Library

and

Dr. Becky Kook (JWG and Ben Gurion University)
Mr. Bill Mehlman (JWG and Director of Americans For a Safe Israel (AFSI) in Israel)
Mr. David Ben Reuven (JWG) performing some of his songs about rescuers
Mr. Larry Pfeffer (JWG)

Participation by some members of the diplomatic corps.

Possible last minute changes will be posted on:

www.geocities.com/jerusalem_working_group
Contact: Larry Pfeffer eMail: lpfeffer@actcom.co.il Phone: (+54) 726-7681