Local Authors Publish Book on Holocaust

A group of local second-generation Holocaust survivors have written and published a book documenting their families’ experiences during World War II. Testaments of Courage in the Holocaust is a compilation of true stories told by the authors that describes the courage and resilience of their family members who escaped the Nazis’ final solution. “Putting this…

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HHREC Director of Education Steven Goldberg Featured in Journal News Story about Student Reactions and Education Efforts During the Israel/Hamas War

This featured article in LoHud reviewed education efforts at schools in the Hudson Valley and New York State as reported by the journalist that “The passionate reactions of young people to the Israel-Hamas war have reminded many of the outcry over the Vietnam War.” and answer to the question: “But what do New York students…

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Students Commemorate the Holocaust Through Artwork

North Salem High School students create artwork inspired by their Holocaust studies for Yom HaShoah. The student award winners previously attended the Yom HaShoah Holocaust Commemoration presented by the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center and Westchester Jewish Council. North Salem and Somers students lit memorial candles during the ceremony at the Garden of Remembrance…

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Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center Appoints New Board Members

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center  (HHREC) of White Plains, NY has announced that Yonat Assayag has joined their Board of Directors, and Rika Levin has joined the HHREC Advisory Board. Yonat Assayag is member of the HHREC GenerationsForward Speakers Bureau and is the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors. She is a Partner at ClearBridge…

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HHREC to Honor Second Generation Holocaust Survivors at Annual Benefit

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) will hold their annual Benefit Safeguarding our Shared History on Thursday evening, October 26th starting at 6:30pm at the Westchester Country Club in Rye, New York. This year HHREC will honor second generation Holocaust Survivors Sam Rosmarin and Kathy Zaltas, who will be presented with the Eugene…

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