"The Zookeeper's Wife" Tells Story of Courage at Great Personal Risk

Holocaust Survivors Ester Tepper, Edith Frankie, Phil Raucher and Dana Schwartz attended the Los Angeles premiere of "The Zookeeper's Wife" this week, along with LAMOTH Executive Director Beth Kean, Director of Education Jordanna Gessler, Board members and guests. The film, which opens today, tells the story of Warsaw Zoo zookeepers Antonina Zabinski and Dr. Jan Zabinski, who covertly worked with the Resistance to save hundreds of Jewish lives from the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II.
Yom HaShoah Day of Holocaust Commemoration
Sunday, April 23

Join us on Sunday, April 23 for LAMOTH's 25th annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration in Pan Pacific Park. 

12:00 pm  Pre-Ceremony Events

  • Yiddish Poetry Reading
  • Conversation with Survivor Artists
2:00 pm Commemoration Ceremony

  • Keynote Speakers: 
John B. Emerson
U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 2013-2017

Kimberly Marteau Emerson
Human Rights Activist
  • Remarks by Sam Grundwerg, Consul General of Israel

All events are free and open to the public. The Museum will be open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Transportation is available for Holocaust Survivors. Please contact Michael Morgenstern at or 323.456.5083.
Betty Hyatt
Sunday, April 2 at 3:00 pm

Betty Hyatt  was born in Antwerp, Belgium in 1934 to Dutch parents. Her father was killed at Auschwitz, and  Betty  and the rest of her family spent much of the war hiding in France. Betty's mother worked in the French Underground Resistance movement.
Betty's talk will be preceded by a docent-led tour at 2:00 pm.
Screening and Q&A: "Walking with the Enemy"
Sunday, April 9 at 5:00 pm 

Join 3G@LAMOTH and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment for a special screening of "Walking with the Enemy," followed by Q&A with the producers. The film is based on the true story of Pinchas Rosenbaum, the Hungarian hero who boldly impersonated a Nazi officer to save thousands of Jewish lives during World War II. 

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Share Our Stories at Animo Watts 

Students at Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy participated in a reflective art workshop this week as part of our Share Our Stories program, which connects students from under-resourced schools with Holocaust Survivors for conversation, learning, and exploration. The students previously visited the Museum for a customized tour. After hearing Survivor Yona Nadelman speak, they created art reflecting Yona's experiences. 
With gratitude to the Joseph Drown Foundation for its generous support of free Holocaust education and school tours, to the Michael & Irene Ross Endowment Fund for its generous support of Voices of History programs, and to the Max H. Gluck Foundation for its generous support of the Share Our Stories Project.
Museum Hours:
Saturday - Thursday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM  
Friday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Admission is always free.

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust | 
100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036 | 323.651.3704