Susanne M Reyto
Susanne M Reyto, an award-winning author, speaker, world traveler and an ardent supporter of Israel and the free world. She is an active member of several organizations, immediate past Chairman of the Board of Governors of City of Hope and board member of Beverly Hills Women’s Club. She served as president of Hadassah Los Angeles and ZOA Western Region. Being a child survivor, she is a frequent speaker at Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. She works tirelessly for the education of our future generations, about history including the Holocaust and Communism. Now as Chairman of VIOLINS OF HOPE Los Angeles County, Susanne will continue to engage in educating the public, particularly students about history, culture and music.
Her childhood experiences and her ultimate escape from Communist Hungary in the late 1950’s left Susanne with an unwavering spirit of optimism and perseverance. She grew up in Australia, lived on Guam while her husband served in the US Navy and has traveled the world. Her writings have been featured in major US newspapers and Internet magazines/websites. She has appeared on television and radio in the US and Canada. Her book, Pursuit of Freedom has been designated as recommended reading for youngsters. Her recently published book, Destination Freedom, aims to reach middle-school age and older.