In Pursuit Of Truth – The Boca Raton Observer

Posted By on November 25, 2019

Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari, whose imprisonment was chronicled in the feature film Rosewater, will be the keynote speaker. In his career as a journalist and filmmaker, he has exhibited exceptional courage in bringing the truth of the Holocaust to Iran and throughout the Middle East and has been a powerful voice against anti-Semitism.

A fierce advocate for historical truth and securing the dignity and freedom of all people, Bahari is also the founder of IranWire, a leading news platform that, in partnership with the museum, disseminates articles and videos to the Iranian people to teach Holocaust history and fight anti-Semitism.

We are thrilled to introduce Maziar Bahari and his noble pursuit of justice, especially his commitment to refute Holocaust denial in the Middle East, to our South Florida supporters, says Robert Tanen, director of the museums Southeast region. Maziar has been an integral partner for us and will receive the Museums 2020 Elie Wiesel Award, the museums highest honor, during the Days of Remembrance this coming April.

Chaired by Stephanie and David Newman and vice-chaired by Renee and Kenny Blatt, the dinner supports the museums $1 billion comprehensive campaign, Never Again: What You Do Matters. The Boca Raton Observer is the events exclusive magazine sponsor. O

For more information, call 561-995-6773 or email southeast@ushmm.org.

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