Simon Wiesenthal Center, Los Angeles. Photo by Cbl62 at English Wikipedia [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons
The Rev. Norbert J. Hoffman, the secretary of the Vatican’s Pontificial Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews,will be among the recipients of the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Medal of Valor at its annual National Tribute Dinner Monday night at The Beverly Hilton.

Carl Laemmle, the founder of Universal Studios, will be posthumously receive the medal for rescuing hundreds of German Jews during the 1930s.

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer will receive the center’s highest honor, the Humanitarian Award, for his support of the center and its Museum of Tolerance.

The Westside-based Simon Wiesenthal Center is an international Jewish human rights organization that combats hate and anti-Semitism around the world.

—City News Service

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