Dr. Philip Weiss Award Dinner: Honouring Mr. Pinchas Gutter @ Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Winnipeg [23 April]

Dr. Philip Weiss Award Dinner: Honouring Mr. Pinchas Gutter


22
23
April
17:45 - 21:00

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Canadian Museum for Human Rights
85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0L5
Join us in honouring Mr. Pinchas Gutter for his courage and dedication in sharing his personal story of the Holocaust.

The dinner will be held at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Mr. Pinchas Gutter will speak and be presented with the Dr. Philip Weiss Award for Storytelling for Peace and Human Rights.

Individual Tickets are $135
Legendary Table Sponsorship is $1000 (8 tickets)
Epic Table Sponsorship is $2000 (8 tickets)

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Jason Brennan — Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace & Justice at St. Paul's College — 204-474-7273 — [email protected]

DR. PHILIP WEISS
The event and award were inspired by Dr. Philip Weiss (1922–2008). Dr. Weiss was an untiring human rights educator and author of Humanity in Doubt (2006). Over two decades, he shared his compelling personal story as a survivor of the Holocaust to tens of thousands of young people. He organized free screenings of the film Schindler’s List for thousands of students, and earned a special citation from the film’s director, Stephen Spielberg.

MR. PINCHAS GUTTER
Pinchas Gutter has been a dedicated volunteer Holocaust educator. He has been the subject of four films, and his story, Memories in Focus, was recently published by the Azrieli Foundation.Pinchas divides his time between speaking out against the Holocaust, volunteering as a chaplain and is an honourary full time Cantor in the Kiever Shul.

Read more about Mr. Pinchas Gutter:
umanitoba.ca/colleges/st_pauls/mauro_centre/outreach/storytelling/1085.html

The Dr. Philip Weiss Award For Storytelling for Peace and Human Rights Dinner and Presentation is the first event of the 2018 Winnipeg International Storytelling Festival, which has been presented annually by the Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace & Justice at St. Paul's College since 2006.

Proceeds of the dinner support the mission of the Winnipeg International Storytelling Festival:
— to nurture the art of storytelling in Winnipeg
— to explore and promote storytelling for peacemaking
— to develop youth voice as a critical skill for democracy, global citizenship, peacemaking, and establishing and maintaining human rights and social justice

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE EVENT PLEASE CONTACT: Jason Brennan — Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace & Justice at St. Paul's College — 204-474-7273 — [email protected]
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