Media Covers HHREC Executive Director Appearance with Westchester County Executive on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

HHREC Executive Director Millie Jasper shared remarks during a press conference at the Westchester County Office in White Plains on Friday, January 27th in commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Watch the recording here and read the media coverage of this event in Shoreline Publishing, The River Journal, and MidHudson News. There was also coverage…

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Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center Offers Annual Middle School Institute Program for Area Students

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center hosted their 8th Annual Human Rights Institute for Middle School Student Leaders on November 15th, 16th and 17th at Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester in Rye, New York. Students and teachers from thirty public and private middle schools in the Lower Hudson-Westchester region attended. HHREC staff and area middle…

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Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center Announces New Staff

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) of White Plains, NY has appointed Jeanne Claire Cotnoir and Deborah Boxer Minchin as Coordinators of Student Programming. Cotnoir and Minchin will work with HHREC Co-Directors of Education Steve Goldberg and Julie Scallero on education programs, including the Human Rights Institutes for Student Leaders, Living History Project,…

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HHREC Annual Benefit to Honor Dennis Mehiel, Feature Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist Bret Stephens as Keynote Speaker

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) will honor Westchester County Business Executive Dennis Mehiel and feature Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist Bret Stephens as Keynote Speaker at their annual Benefit on Thursday, October 27th starting at 6:30pm at the Westchester Country Club in Rye, New York. Dennis Mehiel, formerly a twenty-year Westchester County resident, is…

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Teachers From Westchester and Across the U.S. Attend HHREC Summer Educators’ Tour of Germany and Poland       

Social studies and English teachers from Westchester County joined with others from across the U.S. for the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) Educators’ Study Tour of Holocaust museums and historic sites in Germany and Poland this summer. Co-Director of Education Steve Goldberg and professional tour guide Gerrit Book led a two-week series of…

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HHREC White Rose Student Research Contest 2022

May 24, 2022 – The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) held their second annual White Rose Student Research Contest for 2022 for 7th-12th grade students in the greater Westchester County NY area. The 2021/2022 contest theme was Auschwitz and the Hungarian Deportations. This year, HHREC honored students and teachers from Irvington High School, Westchester…

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