Museum of Tolerance a step toward eradicating evil - Mizel

Larry Mizel told attendees that the museum is a result of a pledge he made years ago to use his time and resources to improve the world by promoting tolerance and acceptance. 

 Simon Weisenthal Center chairman Larry Mizel is seen speaking at the Jerusalem Post annual conference at the Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem, on October 12, 2021. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)
Simon Weisenthal Center chairman Larry Mizel is seen speaking at the Jerusalem Post annual conference at the Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem, on October 12, 2021.
(photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)

Speaking at the 10th Annual Conference of The Jerusalem Post held at the Museum of Tolerance, Larry Mizel, chairman of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and of the Museum of Tolerance, as well as one of its founders, said that the new museum is a “significant step to eradicating the evils of racism and antisemitism from the world.”

He told attendees that the museum is a result of a pledge he made years ago to use his time and resources to improve the world by promoting tolerance and acceptance.

While the projected date for the opening of the Museum of Tolerance has long passed, the Museum of the Museum of Tolerance is now open to visitors (credit: Wikimedia Commons)While the projected date for the opening of the Museum of Tolerance has long passed, the Museum of the Museum of Tolerance is now open to visitors (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Mizel praised those who enabled and assisted in the building of the museum and expressed his wish that it would advance values of tolerance, solidarity, open-mindedness and cooperation.

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He suggested that the museum can be “a bridge between peoples of diverse backgrounds to seek commonalities rather than differences.”