Witness to Truth Exhibit

Event details

  • Sunday | January 31, 2016
  • 2:00 pm
  • CBI

Congregation Beth Israel’s Plotkin Judaica Museum is pleased to present “Witness to Truth”, portraits of Holocaust survivors by Marissa Roth on Sunday, January 31st at 2:00PM. This exhibit, curated by Jan Belin, coincides with International Holocaust Remembrance Day which is observed on January 27th.

Roth is a Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer who was commissioned by the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles to photograph Holocaust survivors who were Museum volunteers. “Witness to Truth” pays homage to these generous people who are committed to teaching tolerance and ensuring that the Holocaust is not forgotten. The permanent exhibit at the Museum of Tolerance contains 80 portraits.
The exhibit here is a selection from that large collection.

2:00PM Reception in the CBI rotunda
2:30PM Discussion by the artist in the Roth Chapel followed by the exhibit.
There is no charge for this exhibit but we do ask that those planning to attend RSVP (480) 951-0323.

The exhibit has been funded through a generous gift to the Plotkin Museum by the late Rabbi Albert Plotkin.