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Yom Hashoah Commemoration

"Visa to Paradise" film by Lilian Liberman

"Diplomatic Acts of Conscience and Courage"  
The 2014 Yom Hashoah Commemoration

Private Screening of the documentary film
"Visa to Paradise"

Location: The Loft Theatre (screen three)
Date: April 26, 2014
Time: 7:30pm, reception to follow
This film is in Spanish with subtitles

rsvp required - space is limited
contact Jane Scott: jscott@jsfa.org
520 577-9393

The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona, the Office of the Mexican Consulate and the Arizona Center for Judaic Studies cordially invite you to attend a private screening of Visa to Paradies, a documentary film about the Mexican diplomat Gilberto Bosques.  From his post in Marseilles, Bosques helped to resuce thousands of Jews fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe during WWII.  Filmaker Lilian Liberman will travel from Mexico City to Tucson to indtroduce the film.  A reception with the filmmaker will follow the screening.

This film is sponsored by The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies

The 2014 Yom Hashoah Commemoration
April 27, 2014
2:00pm - Temple Emanu-El, 225 N Country Club, Tucson, AZ 85716

The 2014 community Yom HaShoah Commemoration, “Diplomatic Acts of Conscience and Courage,” will honor Tucson’s Holocaust survivors and Mexican diplomat Gilberto Bosques. The event will take place on Sunday, April 27 at 2 p.m. at Temple Emanu-El, and will begin with a procession and candlelighting ceremony by local Holocaust survivors.  Lillian Liberman, the Mexican-Jewish director of the documentary “Visa to Paradise,” will deliver the keynote, telling the little-known story of Bosques’ rescue of thousands of Jews.

2013 Yom Hashoah Commemoration

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