The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center enhances the teaching and the learning of the lessons of the Holocaust and the right of all people to be treated with dignity and respect.
Book a Holocaust Survivor Speaker Via ZOOM!
Our Speakers Bureau is comprised of Holocaust Survivors and Liberators with years of experience sharing their inspiring stories of survival. Host a Holocaust Survivor or Liberator at your school, organization, or company today.
Educators Study Tour
Learn about the lessons of the Holocaust and how to teach it in your classrooms. Every year, we bring educators from all over the country on a trip to Germany and Poland.
Educating our Future
Working to enhance the teaching and learning of the lessons of the Holocaust, to promote the right of all people to be treated with dignity and respect, and to encourage students to speak up and act against all forms of bigotry and prejudice.
Book List for Young Readers
Books often facilitate conversations about the Holocaust. It can be challenging to find an appropriate selection, and the titles listed below for some recent publications may help you.
GenerationsForward is composed of second- and third-generation Holocaust survivors. They attended an intensive, 18 week program designed to enable them to tell another person's story in an impactful manner.
HHREC Summer 2022 Community Trip to Germany and Poland
This HHREC Community Trip to Germany and Poland offers a unique opportunity to visit the sites of the Holocaust in Germany and Poland and hear from experts in the field. This guided trip was created to expand the comprehension of this monumental event in human history. Participants will gain first-hand knowledge to help understand the meaning of the Holocaust and pass on the lessons we have learned for the future.
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HHREC 2021 Annual Fall Benefit
Photo Credits: Julie Rothschild
Thank you to our community for supporting our 24th annual HHREC Fall Benefit, and to our event sponsors.
We appreciate your support!
The Benerofe Family
GHP Office Realty, LLC
Goldberg Weprin Finkel Goldstein, LLP
New York Real Estate Capital Corp
Lee and Stephanie Spiegel
Danziger & Markhoff LLP
Ellen and Joseph Kaidanow
We Lived on Miracles- Stories of Holocaust Survivors
The German International School New York has published a unique and powerful book for children grades 4 through 9 that can be read in either English or German. We invite you to download and read this book of passages by Holocaust Survivors which include spellbinding stories from our HHREC Survivors Speakers Bureau.
Ways to Get Involved
Your membership to the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center is vital in supporting our mission. By joining today, you're contributing to further our important work in subsidizing our teachers, supporting our speakers, providing student education programs and so much more..
We offer a wide range of event programming to support our educational mission from courses on history for a variety of age groups, to film festivals, lecture series, and luncheons.