Libeskind to recieve the Annetje Fels-Kupferschmidt Award
On January 27, 2011, The Dutch Auschwitz Committee in cooperation with the Pension and Benefits Council (the organization implementing the laws supporting victims of the war), the Social Security Bank and the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (KNAW) will present Daniel Libeskind with the Annetje Fels-Kupferschmidt Award. The award was designed by Jan Wolkers and is presented to people or organizations that have contributed in exceptional ways to realizing the goals of the Dutch Auschwitz Committee. Previous laureates include: Raul Hilberg, Albie Sachs, Simone Veil, Jorge Semprún, Irene Khan, Thomas Bürgenthal and Louise Arbour. Libeskind will also give the eighth annual Auschwitz Never Again lecture for the committee as a part of a series of activities scheduled for Holocaust Memorial Day.