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"Simon Wiesenthal Center To Open In New York"

by Staff Reporter

A new Simon Wiesenthal Center New York Tolerance Center was established recently in New York City at 226 East 42nd Street.

Top City and State elected officials will attend the opening of the Simon Wiesenthal Center New York Tolerance Center, a professional development and training facility modeled after the successful Tool for Tolerance Program at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles. The Tolerance Center provides participants with an intense educational and experiential day-long training program. Through interactive workshops, exhibits, and videos, participants including educators, law enforcement officials, the corporate community and government employees - explore issues of prejudice, diversity, tolerance, and cooperation in the workplace and the community.

The dignitaries scheduled to attend include:

� Carolyn Maloney, Congresswoman
� Gifford Miller, City Council Speaker
� Jerrold Nadler, Congressman
� Alon Pinkas, Israeli Consul General
� Jeanine Pirro, Westchester County District Attorney
� Sheldon Silver, State Assembly Speaker
� David Weprin, City Councilman

For more information:
Les Luchter, Trylon Communications,
212-725-2295, ext. 13,;

Lloyd Trufelman, Trylon Communications,
212-725-2295, ext. 24,

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