STATEMENT BY THE GOLDRICH FAMILY FOUNDATION

This week marks what would have been the 90th birthday of beloved Museum founder, Jona Goldrich. We pause to remember him with great affection and gratitude for his longstanding generosity which his family carries forward in his memory.

The Goldrich Family Foundation, a key supporter of the Museum since its inception, is now headed by the daughters of Jona Goldrich z''l, long-time Los Angeles real estate developer and Jewish philanthropist, Andrea Goldrich Cayton and Melinda Goldrich. 

Both Andrea and Melinda serve key positions on the Museum's board of directors and are committed to their father's vision of the Museum's important role in Los Angeles. The Foundation is a major underwriter of the ongoing operations of the Museum, helping support the Museum's mission of Holocaust education and commemoration through its robust programs and community engagement. 

Jona's role in the creation of Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust has had a strong impact on his children and grandchildren. The family shows its commitment to the future of the Museum both through its actions and financial support. 

The Goldrich family and the Goldrich Family Foundation strongly support the current management team at the Museum and have been in active consultation with the management team as it has implemented changes over the last few years to support the Museum's growth and continued vitality. 

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RESPONSE BY EXECUTIVE BOARD OF 
LOS ANGELES MUSEUM OF THE HOLOCAUST 

The executive management team at Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust is exceedingly grateful to have the unprecedented level of support provided by Andrea Goldrich Cayton, Melinda Goldrich and the Goldrich Family Foundation. Together we are committed to carry on Jona Goldrich's legacy to commemorate, educate and inspire.
ROSH HASHANAH

In observance of Rosh Hashanah, the Museum will be closed Thursday, September 21.
THIS WEEKEND:
"A Fuller Life"  Screening and Q&A
Sunday, September 17 at 5:00 pm
 
Join us for a special  screening  of "A Fuller Life," a tribute film made by Samantha Fuller to celebrate the centennial of her father, Samuel Fuller. The film is presented in conjunction with our exhibit   "Filming the Camps: John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens, From Hollywood to Nuremberg." 

The screening will be followed by Q&A with filmmaker Samantha Fuller and Christa Fuller, wife of Samuel Fuller. 

Read this article from the Beverly Hills Courier

Click  here  to RSVP.
THIS WEEKEND:
Share Our Stories Student Art Exhibit Opening 
Sunday, September 17 at 1:00 pm
 
 
Join us for the opening of the student art exhibit for Share Our Stories, a program that connects students from underserved communities with Holocaust Survivors for meaningful dialogue and artistic reflection. This year's temporary exhibit features a broad array of artistic expressions: vintage, decoupaged suitcases filled with personal artifacts from each student; Survivor portraits painted in watercolor; and framed collages. Students and Survivors will be present at the opening event to share their collaborative work. 
WEEK IN REVIEW:
UCLA Community High School
 
 
School tour season has begun at Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. This week, we welcomed the Principles of American Government class from UCLA Community High School @ RFK. Eighty students toured our galleries and heard Michele Rodri speak about her experiences surviving the Holocaust.

If you would like to schedule a school tour, please click here or call (323) 651-3704.
COMING UP:
Annual Docent Training Begins
Wednesday, September 27  
 
 
Our annual docent training program begins on Wednesday, September 27 and meets every Wednesday for ten weeks. We depend on our dedicated volunteer docents to lead tours for the thousands of students and other visitors who visit the Museum every month. During the training, you will learn about the history of the Holocaust, become familiar with the Museum's collection and exhibits, participate in tours and special lectures, and master gallery teaching techniques. Click here for more information.
2017 ANNUAL GALA DINNER
Beverly Wilshire Hotel
Sunday, November 5, 2017


Honoring  Wolf Blitzer
Son of Holocaust Survivors
CNN Lead Political Anchor
 
Emcee  Melissa Rivers
 
Special Preview:  Virtual Reality Project
Featuring the Testimonies of Holocaust Survivors
 
Click here to purchase sponsorship packages, individual tickets and ads in the tribute journal. For more information, please contact Victoria Lonberg at 323-456-5078 or victoria@lamoth.org.
HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR SPEAKER
Henry Slucki 
Sunday, September 17 at 3:00 pm
 
Henry was born in 1934 in Paris, France to Polish-Jewish parents. After Nazi Germany's initial occupation of France, Henry and his family resettled to the south, where they remained until 1942. That year, Nazi Germany invaded the whole country, and Henry's family escaped through the Pyrenees. They made this dangerous journey on foot, and eventually made their way to Barcelona, Spain. From Barcelona, Henry's parents made the difficult decision to send him to the United States by himself as part of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt's initiative to save refugee children. After the war, he moved to Los Angeles, where he became a professor of behavioral science. 
 
This talk will be preceded by a docent-led tour at 2:00 pm. 
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.

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100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036 | 323.651.3704
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