UPCOMING EVENTS

Additional public talks at the Museum of Tolerance will be announced soon. 

PAST EVENTS

December 6, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter spoke to students of Professor Renata Fuch’s “Holocaust in Film and Literature” class at UCLA. As part of the course, Avraham’s book, “Determined” was assigned to these students, who also were required to write reflection papers on the book. Also speaking to the students were his daughter, Dr. Keren Perlmutter, and Jerome Beijers, the great-grandson of the couple who hid Avraham for over a year in Southeastern Netherlands. Jerome was instrumental in translating "Determined" into the Dutch version, "Moed," and in the photo, he is holding a copy of the book.

December 1, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum's Holocaust Survivor speaker series. He was joined by Jerome and Emma Beijers, two of the great-grandchildren of the courageous couple who hid him for over a year in the village of Grubbenvorst in the Netherlands.

November 21, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his incredible life story with students at Lincoln Middle School in Santa Monica, CA

November 10, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his remarkable life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum's Holocaust Survivor speaker series. 

October 27, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his incredible life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum’s Holocaust Survivor speaker series.

October 23, 2019

Dr. Perlmutter’s daughter, Keren, shared his inspirational life story with a group of educators at the Sperling Kronberg Mack Holocaust Resource Center in Henderson, Nevada.

October 20, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with a group of educators at the Museum of the San Fernando Valley.

October 18, 2019:

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his remarkable life story with students visiting the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. 

September 22, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his incredible life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum’s Holocaust Survivor speaker series.

September 11, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with students of Bret Harte Prep Middle School at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. 

August 18, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his remarkable life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum’s Holocaust Survivor speaker series.

May 26, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum’s Holocaust Survivor speaker series.

May 23, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his remarkable life story with the students of JFK High School in Granada Hills at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

May 15, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with the students of Mr. Ortega’s classes at Daniel Pearl Magnet High School in Lake Balboa, California.

April 29, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter was honored by the California Legislature Assembly as part of their Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony at the State Capitol! Among other things, the certificate indicates that Assembly member Jesse Gabriel “recognizes and thanks Dr. Avraham Perlmutter for his commitment to preserving the memory and legacy of the precious human lives irretrievably damaged or lost in this horrific event and for his example to others who strive to overcome intolerance and indifference through learning and remembrance.”

April 18, 2019:

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his remarkable life story with the students and teachers of Lakeview Leadership Academy (Victorville, CA) at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. He was joined by Henk Beijers, the grandson of the courageous couple who hid Avraham for over a year in the village of Grubbenvorst in the Netherlands.

April 14, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum’s Holocaust Survivor speaker series.

March 17, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum’s Holocaust Survivor speaker series.

March 6, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with UCLA students as part of the university's Bearing Witness program.

February 14, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his remarkable life story with a group of high school students at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

February 10, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum’s Holocaust Survivor speaker series.

February 6, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with UCLA students as part of the university’s Bearing Witness program.

December 9, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum’s Holocaust Survivor speaker series.

December 3, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter joined other Kindertransport survivors at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust Annual Gala Dinner, which commemored the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport. Dr. Perlmutter traveled on the Kindertransport from Vienna, Austria to the Netherlands on January 11, 1939.

November 30, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his incredible life story with 8th grade students of Ms. Wilson’s class at Lincoln Middle School.

November 18, 2019

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his remarkable life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum’s Holocaust Survivor speaker series.

November 14, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his incredible life story with 8th grade students of Ms. Wilson’s class at Lincoln Middle School.

October 28, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his remarkable life story with Los Angeles Police Department cadets at the Museum of Tolerance.

October 4, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with Ms. Whitley’s 5th grade class at Roosevelt Elementary School in Santa Monica, CA.

October 3, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his remarkable life story with the 7th and 8th grade students of Roy Romer Middle School (North Hollywood, CA) at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

September 16, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum’s Holocaust Survivor speaker series.

August 5, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his remarkable life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum’s Holocaust Survivor speaker series.

July 24, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with the staff of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.

July 15, 2018:

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum’s Holocaust Survivor speaker series.

May 11, 2018:

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his remarkable life story with the students and teachers of Slauson Middle School (Asuza, Ca) and Pasadena City College at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

May 1, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter participated in the Memoir Project, a partnership between LAMOTH and Loyola Marymount University where students read and reflect on holocaust survivor narratives. “Determined” was selected as one of these narratives.

March 21, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with students at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

March 11, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his remarkable life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum’s Holocaust Survivor speaker series.

February 28, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with students at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

February 25, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his remarkable life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of the museum’s Holocaust Survivor speaker series.

February 21, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with students at Agoura High School. The audience included his grandson Zachary and his granddaughter Rachel, who attends the school and delivered an excellent introduction of her grandfather.

February 2, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with students at Lincoln Middle School in Santa Monica.

January 30, 2018

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at Sinai Temple in conjunction with the viewing of “SHOAH: How was it Humanly Possible?” an exhibit coordinated by the American Society of Yad Vashem.

December 3, 2017

Dr. Perlmutter shared his inspirational story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of its Holocaust Survivor Speaker series. He spoke to a large crowd that included educators as well as members of a boys camp from Sequoia National Park.

November 15, 2017

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with the students and teachers of Lakeview Leadership Academy’s 8th grade class (Victorville, California) at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

October 22, 2017

Dr. Perlmutter shared his remarkable story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of its Holocaust Survivor Speaker series.

October 13, 2017

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with students of Portola Middle School in Tarzana. Thank you to teacher Nancy Rattner and her students for such a wonderful welcome!

September 24, 2017

Dr. Perlmutter shared his inspirational story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of its Holocaust Survivor Speaker series.

September 15, 2017

Dr. Perlmutter’s daughter Keren shared his inspirational life story with students at the het Bouwens school in the Netherlands.

September 14, 2017

The presentation of “MOED,” the Dutch edition of Dr. Perlmutter’s autobiography, took place at the National Holocaust Museum in Amsterdam during the ‘Hiding in Limburg’ symposium. With the book as the thread, researcher Miriam Keesing gave a lecture on the Kindertransport from Germany and Austria to the Netherlands in the late 1930s and historian Herman van Rens and his wife Annelies gave a lecture about resistance and hiding in Limburg. President David Simon of Yad Vashem of the Netherlands spoke beautiful words about tolerance, one of the goals of his organization, and of the importance of involving the youth in this objective. Video from Dr. Perlmutter’s Shoah Testimony was played as was a speech in Dutch that he filmed specifically for the event.Dr. Perlmutter’s daughter Keren Perlmutter and her cousin Michel Hirschberg, whose mother survived Auschwitz, flew in from the United States to attend and speak at the presentation together with the Beijers family.

August 28, 2017

The Dutch edition of Dr. Perlmutter’s autobiography, “Moed: Het Levensverhaal van Holocaust Overlevende Avraham Perlmutter” is published!

August 13, 2018

Dr. Perlmutter shared his remarkable story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of its Holocaust Survivor Speaker series.

June 26, 2018

Dr. Perlmutter shared his inspirational story with students attending the Righteous Conversations Project workshop at Harvard-Westlake High School.

June 14, 2017

Dr. Perlmutter shared his inspirational story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of its Holocaust Survivor Speaker series. He spoke to a large crowd that included educators as well as members of a boys camp from Sequoia National Park.

June 4, 2017

Dr. Perlmutter shared his remarkable story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of its Holocaust Survivor Speaker Series.

May 3, 2017

Dr. Perlmutter participated in the Memoir Project, a partnership between LAMOTH and Loyola Marymount University where students read and reflect on holocaust survivor narratives. “Determined” was selected as one of these narratives.

April 23, 2017

Dr. Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at the Museum of Tolerance. He was joined by Henk Beijers, the grandson of the courageous couple who hid Avraham from the Nazis for over a year in Grubbenvorst, Netherlands, as well as Henk’s daughter, Emma.

March 22, 2017

Scenes from the life story of Dr. Avraham Perlmutter were performed in the play “Voices of Survivors,” created by Santa Monica High School students. Shown below (from left to right): Dr. Perlmutter with the other survivors featured in the play, with some of the cast members in the play, and signing his autobiography after the performance.

March 19, 2017

Dr. Perlmutter shared his remarkable story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of their Holocaust Survivor Speaker series.

February 17, 2017

Dr. Perlmutter shared his fascinating story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of its Holocaust Survivor Speaker series. He was joined by Emma Beijers, the great-granddaughter of the courageous couple who hid Avraham for over a year in the village of Grubbenvorst in the Netherlands.

January 29, 2017

Dr. Perlmutter shared his inspirational story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of its Holocaust Survivor Speaker series.

December 11, 2016

Dr. Perlmutter shared his remarkable story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of its Holocaust Survivor Speaker series.

October 30, 2016

Dr. Perlmutter shared his incredible story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of its Holocaust Survivor Speaker series.

September 25, 2016

Dr. Perlmutter shared his remarkable story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of its Holocaust Survivor Speaker series.

September 18, 2016

Dr. Perlmutter shared his inspirational story at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

July 24, 2016

Dr. Perlmutter shared his remarkable story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of its Holocaust Survivor Speaker series.

May 31, 2016

Dr. Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with 7th grade students from Magnolia Science Academy 5 School (Reseda, Ca) at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

May 14, 2016

Dr. Perlmutter’s first cousin, Hijmie Bachrach, who was killed in Auschwitz in 1943 at the age of 7, was honored at a bar mitzvah as part of the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust’s “twinning” program where Bnai Mitzvah children are paired with children who died in the Holocaust. Dr. Perlmutter, who fondly remembers Hijmie and his family from his time living in the Netherlands, was very pleased to share in this celebration of his cousin. Here is a Jewish Journal article about the event. (Photo: Hijmie at age 7 during a kindergarden Chanukah celebration in 1942)

May 2, 2016

Dr. Perlmutter spoke to students of Loyola Marymount University as part of a special program at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust where the students read and then share thoughts on various holocaust survivor memoirs (including Dr. Perlmutter’s book, “Determined”).

April 28, 2016

Dr. Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with students at Emerson Middle School in Los Angeles. He was joined by Emma Beijers, the great-granddaughter of the courageous couple who hid Avraham for over a year in the village of Grubbenvorst in the Netherlands.

April 25, 2016

Dr. Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with students from Upland High School at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. He was joined by Henk Beijers, the grandson of the courageous couple who hid Avraham from the Nazis for over a year in Grubbenvorst, Netherlands, as well as Henk’s daughter, Emma.

April 17, 2016

Dr. Perlmutter shared his remarkable story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of its Holocaust Survivor Speaker series.

March 24, 2016

Dr. Perlmutter shared his story with students from Rio Hondo Preparatory School (Arcadia, California) at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

March 21, 2016

Dr. Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story while baking hamentaschens with 8th grade students at Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy.

March 20, 2016

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of their Holocaust Survivor Speakers Series.

March 18, 2016

Dr. Perlmutter shared his story with students from Liberty High School (Madera, California) at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

February 28, 2016

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of their Holocaust Survivor Speakers Series.

January 31, 2016

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of their Holocaust Survivor Speakers Series.

December 6, 2015

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

November 22, 2015

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of their Holocaust Survivor Speakers Series.

November 9, 2015

Today, on the 77th anniversary of Kristallnacht, Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with students at Loyola Law School. Click here for more details. 

November 6, 2015

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with the group of teachers who attended the 2015-2016 Holocaust Education Institute, a joint program with the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, the ADL – Anti-Defamation League and the Museum of Tolerance.

October 25, 2015

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

October 1, 2015

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of their Holocaust Survivor Speakers Series.

August 9, 2015

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his remarkable life story at the Museum of Tolerance as part of their Holocaust Survivor Speakers Series.

August 7, 2015

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story with the Rotary Club of Santa Monica.

July 14, 2015

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter gave an author talk and held a book signing at the Ocean Park branch of the Santa Monica Public Library. The Santa Monica Daily Press provides for more details.

July 12, 2015

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter shared his inspirational life story to a packed room at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. See the LAMOTH facebook post for more details.

March 15, 2015

Dr. Avraham Perlmutter joined other Kindertransport survivors at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust Annual Gala Dinner, which commemored the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport. Dr. Perlmutter traveled on the Kindertransport from Vienna, Austria to the Netherlands on January 11, 1939.

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