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HHREC Educators Summer Study Tour 2022

Jul 02, 2022—Jul 17, 2022

Germany and Poland

The HHREC 2022 Educators Study Tour of Germany and Poland will run from July 2nd to 17th and will be offered to educators from the Lower Hudson Valley of New York and from other parts of the U.S. This HHREC educational mission offers teachers  a unique opportunity to visit the sites of the Holocaust in Germany…

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The Butterfly Project — A Call to Action Through the Arts

Jun 08, 2022 11:00AM—12:30PM

Shames JCC on the Hudson, 371 S. Broadway, Tarrytown, NY

The Butterfly Project uses the lessons of the Holocaust to recall the dangers of hatred and bigotry though the painting of ceramic butterflies, permanently displayed around the world to memorialize each of the 1.5 million children that perished in the Holocaust.  Come join us! Connect with others, paint ceramic butterflies, and know that you are…

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Memory Keepers Story Hour: Monica Mandell, Generations Forward

May 11, 2022 7:00PM


Monica is a granddaughter and niece of survivors. She grew up in a home where the past and the present were intertwined.  What was it like to be a granddaughter and niece to survivors?  The story that Monica shares is of her aunt and grandmother who survived the war because of their fortitude, shrewdness and,…

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William H. Donat Shoah Commemoration Event – Despite the Holocaust, Can We Believe in the Possibility of Progress?

Apr 27, 2022 7:00PM—9:00PM

LaPenta School of Business Rm 105, Iona College 715 North Ave, New Rochelle, NY 10801

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) will co-sponsor a live, in-person event on April 27th at 7pm at the LaPenta School of Business at Iona College featuring Dan McMillan. The title of the program is: “Despite the Holocaust, Can We Believe in the Possibility of Progress?”  That the world’s most literate society perpetrated the…

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Memory Keepers Story Hour Speaker Series: Noa Ganz 7pm, Sam Pittman 8pm

Apr 06, 2022 7:00PM—9:00PM


We hope you join us for this special event, as we host two very special descendants of Holocaust Survivors. Noa Ganz is a junior at SAR High School in NYC, and she will tell a story of survival about her grandfather Hersz (Zvi) Zelazny and his family, and their amazing journey by foot to escape…

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