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Agi Keleti: The Jewish Olympian’s Story of Survival and Triumph – Exhibit and Speaker Michael Gyory at Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison

Jul 18, 2024 6:30PM—7:30PM

Desmond-Fish Public Library 472 Route 403 Garrison, NY 10524

On Thursday, July 18th the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) in partnership with the Desmond-Fish Public Library in Garrison, NY will host a talk and presentation on the oldest living Olympian Champion and Holocaust survivor. Agi Keleti: The Jewish Olympian’s Story of Survival and Triumph will be presented by HHREC Board Chairperson and GenerationsForward Speaker Michael Gyory.…

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Dedication Ceremony for Planting Sapling From Anne Frank’s Tree

Jun 11, 2024 12:00PM—1:00PM

Garden of Remembrance, 119 Martine Ave, White Plains, NY

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center will hold a dedication ceremony on Tuesday, June 11th at the Garden of Remembrance in White Plains, NY for the planting of a sapling grown from a tree referenced in Anne Frank’s Diary. The ceremony will begin at 12:00pm noon, and will include remarks by Westchester County Executive…

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Agi Keleti: The Jewish Olympian’s Story of Survival and Triumph – Exhibit and Speaker Michael Gyory

May 16, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

Ossining Public Library 53 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562

This event sponsored by the Ossining Public Library and HHREC will feature a presentation by HHREC Board Chairperson and GenerationsForward Speaker Michael Gyory on the oldest living Olympian and Holocaust survivor, Agi Keleti, his father’s cousin. Agi Keleti: The Jewish Olympian’s Story of Survival and Triumph is a very special exhibition that offers compelling insight into the…

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Symphony on Fire: A Story of Music and Spiritual Resistance During the Holocaust with Author Sonia Beker

May 06, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester 2125 Westchester Ave E, Rye NY 10580

Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester & The Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center Yom Hashoah event Author Sonia Beker is the daughter of Max Beker and Fania Durmashkin, accomplished musicians in pre-war Vilna, Lithuania, who shared their music in the Vilna ghetto and, finally, the St. Ottilien Displaced Persons Camp where they first met in 1945.…

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Nathan Hilu: Art as Memory After the Holocaust

May 06, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

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For 70 years, Nathan Hilu was unable to stop drawing, flooded with memories from the days when the US military assigned him to guard top Nazi war criminals at the Nuremberg trials, keeping them from committing suicide before their verdict was announced. Born to a Syrian Jewish family that immigrated to the States, Hilu remembered…

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Annual Westchester Countywide Yom HaShoah Commemoration Holocaust Remembrance Day

May 06, 2024 12:00PM—1:00PM

Garden of Remembrance, 148 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY

This commemoration presented by HHREC, WJC and UJA Federation New York will feature reflections from Holocaust survivor Annie Kleinhaus, the procession of Westchester’s rescued Holocaust Torahs and remarks from County Executive George Latimer. This event is free and open to the public, and will be held rain or shine.

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