EVIAN REVISITED

80th Anniversary of the 1938 Evian Conference

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VIDEOS FROM THE EVENT

Welcome Reception, Guest Arrival and Welcome Toast to Attendees made by Hotel GM Laurent Roussin

Gala Commemorative Dinner

Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett, opening speaker and president of "The Lantos Foundation for Human Rights & Justice"

SPEECH TOPIC:
The Lesson of Evian in Our Age of Immigration Anxiety

Dr. Dennis Laffer, Founding Father of the Florida Holocaust Museum, current Sosua75 Board of Directors Member, and Author of "Jewish Trail of Tears"

SPEECH TOPIC
Evian Conference Historical Overview

Denise Vallat, Deputy Mayor of Le Chambon, France

SPEECH TOPIC:
History of small French city Le Chambon saving 3000 Jews

Peter Grose, Independent International Author of "A Good Place to Hide"

SPEECH TOPIC:
Conception of book & Collaboration with Le Chambon

Dr. Shimon Samuels, 30 year Director of International Relations at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Paris

SPEECH TOPIC:
From Sosua to Azua, From Utter Powerlessness to Sovereignty

Dr. Edouard Husson, Chief Scientific Officer of Yahad-in-UNUM, French Historian, & Special Advisor to the University of Paris

SPEECH TOPIC:
Father Patrick Desbois's work uncovering lost stories from Jews massacred by Nazi Death Squads in the European countryside & Desbois book "Holocaust By Bullets"

Karl Pfeifer, Austrian Journalist & Foreign Correspondent

SPEECH TOPIC:
Life Growing Up in Austria, Hungary, Palestine, and Israel as IDF & Israeli Army Officer

Joachim Schroeder, Director and Filmmaker at Preview Productions in Munich, Germany

SPEECH TOPIC:
"Chosen Yet Excluded, the Hate on Jews in Europe"

Dimitry Anselme, Program Director for Staff Development at Facing History & Ourselves, Brookline, MA

SPEECH TOPIC:
The Responsibility to Protect and the Responsibility to Educate

Vincent Zappia, Associate Director of AJC in Paris France

SPEECH TOPIC:
Mission of AJC and current situation of Jews in France

Dr. Albert Lipkowicz, General Secretary of B'Nai B'rith France

SPEECH TOPIC:
175 Year US and European History of B'Nai B'rith, current related actions and initiatives in France & Europe

Tomas Sandell, Founder and Director of European Coalition for Israel

SPEECH TOPIC:
The Significance of Evian as it relates to advocacy work in Europe and the UN

Rene Kirchheimer, One of first born in Sosua

SPEECH TOPIC:
His gratitude for the 1938 Conference results and his life growing up in Sosua, DR

Evian Event Videoclip of Historic WWII Bronze Plaque Dedication

Evian Key to the City Presentation

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