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THE SIMON WIESENTHAL CENTER
www.wiesenthal.com
The Simon Wiesenthal Center is a global human rights organization researching the Holocaust and hate in a historic and contemporary context. The Center confronts anti-Semitism, hate and terrorism, promotes human rights and dignity, stands with Israel, defends the safety of Jews worldwide, and teaches the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations. With a constituency of over 400,000 households in the United States, it is accredited as an NGO at international organizations including the United Nations, UNESCO, OSCE, Organization of American States (OAS), the Latin American Parliament (PARLATINO) and the Council of Europe.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, the Simon Wiesenthal Center maintains offices in New York, Toronto, Miami, Chicago, Paris, Buenos Aires, and Jerusalem.

MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE - LOS ANGELES

www.museumoftolerance.com
The Center’s educational arm, founded in 1993 challenges visitors to confront bigotry and racism, and to understand the Holocaust in both historic and contemporary contexts. The Museum has served over 5 million visitors with 350,000 visiting annually including 150,000 students. Over 1.5 million children and youth have participated in the Museum experience and its programs. Over 200,000 adults have been trained in the Museum’s customized, professional development programs which include Tools for Tolerance®, Teaching Steps to Tolerance, Task Force Against Hate, National Institute Against Hate Crimes, Tools for Tolerance for Teens and Bridging the Gap.

MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE - JERUSALEM
www.motj.com
A multi-faceted educational institution and social laboratory in the heart of Jerusalem that speaks to the world and confronts today’s important issues – like global antisemitism, extremism, hate, human dignity, and responsibility, and promoting unity and respect among Jews and people of all faiths. A place that teaches that greater than any external threat is the internal divide that separates and reinforces the idea that Jewish unity is not a slogan, but an essential recipe for survival in the 21st century. The three-acre, 180,000 square foot facility will house two experiential museums, one for adults and one for children, a state-of-the-art International Conference Center, Grand Hall, Education Center offering training programs and seminars given by outstanding teachers, rabbis and experts, and a Theater for the Performing Arts hosting important films and concerts.


MORIAH FILMS
www.moriahfilms.com
The film division of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, was created to produce theatrical documentaries to educate both national and international audiences. It focuses on the 3,500-year old Jewish experience as well as contemporary human rights and ethics issues. Moriah has produced 11 films to date, two of which have received the Academy Award™ for best feature documentary, The Long Way Home (1997) and Genocide (1981).

CAMPUS OUTREACH
iact.wiesenthal.org
The Campus Outreach division was created to forge strategic alliances with campus groups, faculty, staff and students, to foster a new awareness of contemporary human rights, social justice and ethics in today’s college and university students. By exposing the truth behind anti-Semitism, hate and terrorism, by promoting human rights and dignity, by standing firmly with Israel, and by celebrating our unique identity as Jews, campus outreach is creating a strong and effective presence on campuses nationwide and giving a voice to the next generation of global human rights activists.



Rabbi Marvin Hier -- Dean and Founder

Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Associate Dean Rabbi Meyer H. May, Executive Director

Simon Wiesenthal Center Board of Trustees

Simon Wiesenthal Center Officers


Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Programs and Services:

 
Over the last year, the programs and services provided by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, including its Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles have impacted greatly on people the world over.

Moriah Films is the two-time Academy Award®-winning film division of the Simon Wiesenthal Center which has produced the most significant collection of documentaries on the epic events that have shaped modern Jewish history. Narrators for Moriah Films have included Elizabeth Taylor, Orson Welles, Sir Ben Kingsley, Michael Douglas, Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Morgan Freeman, Christoph Waltz, Anne Bancroft, Leonard Nimoy and Sandra Bullock. Its fourteenth documentary, The Prime Ministers: Soldiers and Peacemakers, a behind-the-scenes look at the epic moments of Israel¹s history and its relationship to U.S. Presidents, is premiering across the United States and Canada. Tens of millions of people have seen Moriah’s films in theaters, streaming through Netflix, and on cable and television around the world.

“Production and distribution of this film was made possible, in large part, through the support, coordination and financial assistance of the Office of Holocaust Issues, U.S. Department of State”

The Museum of Tolerance Los Angeles challenges visitors to confront bigotry and racism and to understand the Holocaust in both historic and contemporary contexts. Since opening in 1993, the Museum has hosted over 5 million visitors. More than 2.5 million children and youth have participated in the Museum experience and its programs, and almost 200,000 adults have been trained in the Museum¹s customized professional development programs over the last 20 years. “Anne”- the Museum¹s newest exhibition has been called, “The most important exhibition about Anne Frank” by the Anne Frank Fonds in Basel, Switzerland and, “The most extensive exploration of Anne Frank in any museum outside Amsterdam,” by the New York Times.
 
The Museum of Tolerance Jerusalem, currently under construction and scheduled open in 2017 has been praised by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as “very distinctive and elegant
- a beautiful fit for the city of Jerusalem,” the Museum will deal with the vital issues of the 21st century and celebrate the vibrancy of Israel¹s democracy.
 
Campus Outreach forges strategic alliances with campus leaders, faculty, staff and students to confront growing anti-Semitism on university campuses and to foster a new awareness of contemporary human rights, social justice and ethics in today¹s college and university students.  The new nationwide tolerance training program focuses on combatting anti-Semitism, confronting hate speech, and promoting dialogue among the diverse students on campuses today.
 
Digital Terrorism and Hate Project, produces an annual interactive report focusing on tens of thousands of websites detailing how the Internet has become a virtual university for terrorism and has emerged as the nerve center for training, recruitment, and terrorist activities around the world. Digital Terrorism is available in English, French and Spanish and has been distributed to government agencies, community activists, educators, and members of the media.

InMotion Magazine, the Simon Wiesenthal Center's publication which is sent to the Center's members as well as government officials, and members of the media. InMotion details the Center's vast social action agenda and its programs throughout the world.  

 


Simon Wiesenthal Center, Inc.
(a nonprofit corporation)

Consolidated Statement of Activities and Changes in Net Assets

   

 For the year ended June 30, 2016

 Total

 

 

 Revenue, Gains and Support

 

   Fundraising

$23,703,907

   Education   

 2,504,710

   Investment income

70,108

   Net realized and unrealized gains/losses on investments

  -32,704

   Rental Income

438,337

   Other

1,411

 

       

Total revenue, gains and support

$26,685,769

 

 

 Expenses

 

   Program services:

 

     Outreach, social action, public information, education

 $ 7,102,861

     Museum public programs

 7,457,741

     Museum diversity training courses

 2,959,585

     Museum of Tolerance New York

2,447,658

     Moriah Documentary Films

1,403,163

   Fundraising

 4,952,000

  General and Administrative

2,776,124

  Other Operating Expenses

856,826

 Total expenses

 $29,955,958

 

 

 Net decrease in net assets

 <$3,270,189>

 

 

 Net assets, beginning of year

 $58,678,280

 

 

 

Cumulative foreign currency translation adjustments

<$148,658>

   

 Net assets, end of year

 $55,259,433

 

 



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