HHREC Board Chairperson Michael Gyory will present next week at the 41st Annual IAJGS (International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies) International Conference on Jewish Genealogy. This virtual conference will be held from August 1st through the 5th, and will feature live-stream presentations as well as more than 100 pre-recorded, on-demand videos that will also become…

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HHREC Co-Director of Education Steven Goldberg recently completed the English translation of a book written for educators, teachers, students, and people involved in working with immigrant children.  And I’m Still Alive: Stories About Arriving in Germany is based on the everyday social pedagogical work of the author, Kristina Sellmayr. The book relates vignettes about the arrival and…

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The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center has announced that Dan Joseph has joined their Board of Directors. Mr. Joseph is the Co-founder and President of Corridor Ventures, a vertically integrated real estate investment company with client relationships and assets across the United States. Dan has primary responsibility for Corridor’s strategy and also leads Corridor’s efforts…

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On May 20th, the HHREC launched an inaugural White Rose Student Research Contest event for students grades 7 through 12 in the greater Westchester County area. This contest, named in memory of the White Rose, a resistance movement consisting of German university students, commemorated the efforts of these brave young people who gave their lives…

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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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