The Centennial Celebration in Japan to Honor Chiune Sugihara

December 11, 2000 2:30 P.M. - 4:50 P.M.
Conference Hall, Osaka International Convention Center

A Short Documentary Film on the Life of Chiune Sugihara
Courtesy: Yaotsu Town

Opening
MC: Dave Spector, TV producer

Welcome
Yasushi Akashi, Chair, Chiune Sugihara Centennial Celebration Committee

Congratulations
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Osaka Prefecture
Government of Osaka City
Mayor of Yaotsu Town
Ambassador of Israel
Charge D'Affires of the Republic of Lithuania

Tributes to Chiune Sugihara
Samuil Manski, Survivor
Nathan Lewin, Survivor

Presentation of Honor to Chiune Sugihara
Presenter: Thomas Homburger, Chair, National Executive Com., Anti-Defamation League
Presenter: Floyd Mori, President, Japanese American Citizens League
Honoree: Yukiko Suighara, widow of Chiune Sugihara, for Chiune Sugihara

Presentation of Chiune Sugihara Humanity Award
to Righteous Diplomats

Presenter: Abraham Cooper, Associate Dean, Simon Wiesenthal Center
Presenter: Lloyd Williams, President, Greater Harlem Chamber or Commerce
Awardees: Ambassadors and consuls of the 13 countries for 24 righteous diplomats

Closing
Takumi Ueda, Deputy Chair, Chiune Sugihara Centennial Celebration Committee

 

A Welcome Reception for
The Centennial Celebration in Japan
to Honor Chiune Sugihara

December 11, 2000 17:00 P.M. - 18:00 P.M.
Osaka International Convention Center

Proposal of a Toast
Michael Miller, Executive Vice-President, Jewish Community Relations Council

Congratulations
Winners of the Chiune Sugihara Essay Contests
Karl Rodney, CEO, New York Carib News

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