People, Book, Land
December 4-14, 2017
Co-organized by UNESCO and the Simon Wiesenthal Center, the exhibition tells the history of the Jewish People in the Middle East, from biblical times to the present.
The exhibition is authored by Prof. Robert Wistrich of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and sponsored by the Permanent Delegations of Canada, Israel, Montenegro and the United States of America to UNESCO.
Entitled People, Book, Land: The 3,500 Year Relationship of the Jewish People with the Holy Land, the exhibition presents an overview of Jewish life in the Middle East from Biblical times to the present through some 30 illustrated panels and texts. It was co-organized by UNESCO and the Simon Wiesenthal Centre, and sponsored by the Permanent Delegations to UNESCO of Canada, Israel, Montenegro and the United States of America.
This exhibition has been presented at numerous prestigious venues, among others, the United Nations in New York, the Knesset in Jerusalem, the US Congress in Washington D.C., the Vatican in Rome and at Copenhagen's City Hall.
The Simon Wiesenthal Centre is an international Jewish human rights organization based in Los Angeles. Founded in 1977, the Centre draws the lessons of the Holocaust to the analysis of contemporary issues of intolerance.
This showing is sponsored by Hillel of Silicon Valley and the SCU Jewish Law Student Association.