April 13, 2021– The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center  (HHREC) of White Plains, NY has announced their Board of Directors has elected Ziporah Janowski  and Debby Ziering to join their board. Janowski and Ziering will serve three-year terms effective January 1, 2021. “We are very pleased that Ziporah and  Debby will be joining our…

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Over 600 students and teachers from 42 schools in the Westchester County NY and Fairfield County CT area attended the annual Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) Human Rights Institute for High School Leaders virtual event on March 18th. This year’s event featured intimate talks and testimonials by Holocaust Survivor Judith Altmann and former…

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The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) announced its first annual White Rose Student Research Contest, open to 7th-12th grade students in the greater Westchester County NY area. The 2020-2021 contest theme is Propaganda. Participating students who compete in the project will submit essays based on research of primary source and secondary source materials…

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STATEMENT REGARDING VIOLENCE AT THE NATION’S CAPITOL Over the last three years the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) has had to address several horrific incidents. The Tree of Life atrocity, the Christchurch New Zealand massacre and the murder of George Floyd are three examples. Each demonstrate humankind’s capacity for violence and intolerance. The…

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We are honored to announce that we received an award from Human Rights Educators USA (HRE USA) for outstanding human rights education. The Edward O’Brien Human Rights Education Awards are given annually by the HRE USA to an individual and an organization for outstanding contributions to human rights education in the United States. This year,…

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Rebecca Solomon from News12 attended our Survivor Open House member event and interviewed Holocaust Survivors Esther Geizhals and Peter Somogyi. Geizhals and Somogyi are both member of our Speakers Bureau and speak to thousands of students every year about their stories of survival.

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