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March 28, 2017
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Ticket Price:
$180 per ticket
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The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers
Pier 61, Chelsea Piers
23rd Street and West Side Highway
New York, NY 10011


Fee Required Fee Required
Firsthand Accounts of Fleeing Atrocities:
A New York Next Generation Program
Benefit Event
Refugees from Syria walk into Jordan at the Al Hadalat crossing on the far eastern border. <i>Lucian Perkins for the US Holocaust Memorial Museum</i>
Refugees from Syria walk into Jordan at the Al Hadalat crossing on the far eastern border. Lucian Perkins for the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

VIP reception 7 p.m.
Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres 7:30 p.m.
Program 8 p.m.

Join us to meet a Holocaust survivor and an eyewitness to the Syrian crisis who will share their stories of persecution and displacement. Their accounts prompt us to consider our obligation to those threatened by mass atrocities today.

Naomi Kikoler, Deputy Director, Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Mouaz Moustafa, Executive Director for Syrian Emergency Task Force and Political Director for United for a Free Syria
Al Munzer, Holocaust Survivor and Museum Volunteer

Kate Bolduan, CNN Anchor

If you are unable to attend, please consider making a gift in support of the Museum. 

Event Chairs
Becca* and Robby* Rutkoff
New York Next Generation Board Chairs
Danielle Auerbach
Nicole Pines Lieberman

Event Committee
Stephanie* and Ryan* Abramow, Kate and Sam Archibald, Jonathan* Auerbach, Michelle Berman and Elliot Pines, Sam Bernstein, Jenna and Daniel Cohen, Deborah* and Eric Edell, Adam D. Friedland*, Nina Friend, Jackie* and Josh* Gerber, Valerie and Mark Gerstein, Yonina and Eric Gomberg, Michael Gutman*, Mindy and Eric Hecht, Miriam* and Jesse* Izak, Lindsey Jaffe and Peter Friedland, Jesse Jensen, Kylie Karp and Benji Bass*, Jacquie Kerbel and Lev Ekster*, Leora Klein and Emmanuel Werthenschlag, Julie* and Reuben Kopel, Max Kvitko*, Jesse Lazowski*, Jonah Lazowski*, Max Lebowitz-Nowak, Barry L. Levine*, Avi Lieberman*, Lindsay Loyd and Adam Berkowitz*, Vivian and Jacob Muller, Kacey and Alec Ofsevit, Leana Ovadia, Elizabeth Pantirer, David Pantirer, Shana and Marc Pantirer, Keith Petri, Tali and Justin Pines, Lauren* and Mark Posner, Danielle and Ron Praport, Andrew Reich, Samantha* and Jonathan* Rubenstein, Stacey* and Marc Saiontz, Ari Sarna, Lindsay and Josh Schuster, Julie and Jonathan Schwartz, Dana Septimus and Joe Feldman, Jaymere Stein* and Josh Zwass, Ali Unger, Sam Vinograd, Samantha Weinberg, Maeira and Michel Werthenschlag
* New York Next Generation Board Member

Northeast Regional Office

Please note that the Museum may be recording and photographing this event. By your presence you consent to the Museum's use of your image.

Next Generation Society: New York
The New York Next Generation hopes to inspire those in their 20s, 30s, and 40s to support the Museum’s work and to become activists for those who need a voice.
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Survivor Volunteers: Alfred Münzer
Alfred Münzer was born on November 23, 1941, in The Hague, Netherlands. Alfred survived the Holocaust because he was rescued by an Indonesian family living in the Netherlands.
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Cases: Syria
Since its outbreak in March 2011, the conflict in Syria has cost the lives of more than 400,000 people, displaced millions more, and involved numerous atrocities and crimes against humanity.
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Confront Genocide
The Museum’s Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide is dedicated to stimulating timely global action to prevent genocide and to catalyze an international response when genocide does occur.
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