Working to enhance the teaching and learning of the lessons of the Holocaust, to promote the right of all people to be treated with dignity and respect, and to encourage students to speak up and act against all forms of bigotry and prejudice. Serving Westchester, Fairfield and Putnam Counties.
Summer Trip to Berlin,  Weimar and Erfurt. July 1-12, 2015 Now accepting applications

Introducing a New HHREC Initiative - The Survivor Legacy Education Project

HHREC in the News

70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz in the Village of Mamaroneck

Published: Friday, January 23, 2015

On Thursday, January 22, a special “Mayor’s Report” was recorded in the Village of Mamaroneck Court Room. “Mayor’s Report – 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz Forum,” comprised of two Holocaust Survivors, Agnes Vertes and Judy Altmann, telling their stories in front of a group from the general public, including students from Rye Neck, Mamaroneck, and Scarsdale High Schools.


Larchmont's Kaplan Appointed To Board Of Holocaust Human Rights Center

Published: Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Barbara Lewis Kaplan, a Larchmont resident, has joined the board of directors of the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center.
The daughter of Holocaust survivor Leon Lewis, Kaplan is an active member of the Center’s Generations Forward Speakers’ Bureau.


Letter: A living testament that good always wins

Published: Monday, December 22, 2014

A letter to the Journal News from Raef Fraih, the president of The Jordanian American Organization.


Holocaust & Human Rights Educational Tour of Germany July 1-12, 2015

Published: Friday, December 19, 2014

The Holocaust Human Rights Education Center is pleased to announce a summer trip to Germany leaving JFK on July 1 and returning on July 12, 2015. The group travels to Berlin, Weimar, Erfurt then returns to Berlin before traveling home.