Use the below links to connect with friends, family, colleagues and causes.
ONCE UPON A WORLD CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARD
Established and endowed by Sonia and Lloyd Levitin in 1995, the Children’s Once Upon A World Book Award is administered by the Simon Wiesenthal Center and Museum of Tolerance by Adaire Klein, director of library and archival services.
Books Can Make A Difference…
From The Diary of Anne Frank, To Kill A Mocking Bird, Roots and Schindler’s List, to the writings of Gandhi and Martin Luther King, the world of literature has produced many outstanding examples of fiction and non-fiction that speak to us in the most profound and effecting of ways about the themes of social injustice and man’s inhumanity to man.
Award Mission: To support and perpetuate the values and mandate of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance by honoring children’s books, aimed at young readers (ages 6-10) and young adults (ages 11+), which deal with issues of tolerance, diversity, human understanding and social justice, thus inspiring readers to promote positive change in the world.
NORTH AMERICAN CONFERENCE ON ETHIOPIAN JEWRY
The North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry (NACOEJ) is a grassroots, non-profit organization founded in 1982 with four mandates:
To help Ethiopian Jews survive in Ethiopia.
To assist them in reaching Israel.
To aid in their absorption into Israeli society.
To preserve their unique and ancient culture.
CHRISTIAN SOLIDARITY INTERNATIONAL – USA
CSI is an international, Christian human rights organization, campaigning for religious liberty and human dignity, and assisting victims of religious persecution, victimized children and victims of catastrophe. CSI was founded in 1977 in Switzerland by Rev. Hans Stückelberger, following peaceful demonstrations in support of persecuted Christians.
BEIT ISSIE SHAPIRO
The mission of Beit Issie Shapiro (BIS) is to provide cutting-edge services to improve quality of life for people with disabilities, and to effect social change by breaking down the barriers preventing people with disabilities from full societal integration, assuring them the rights and opportunities for maximum growth and development.