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.

Professional Development  Course for Educators  Teaching the Holocaust  and Human Rights

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HHREC in the News

HOLOCAUST & HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION CENTER STATEMENT ON REFUGEES

Published: Friday, February 10, 2017 The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center, in keeping with its mission of teaching the lessons of the Holocaust, is impelled to speak out about the issues underlying our nation’s response to the refugee crisis. We can never forget the consequences to millions of Jews who were unable to escape from Nazism. Their fate was determined in part

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RESPONSE REGARDING THE WHITE HOUSE STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY

Published: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 RESPONSE REGARDING THE WHITE HOUSE STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY Last week, the new Administration released a statement acknowledging International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This statement fails to acknowledge the historical fact that the Holocaust was a deliberate and well-calculated state-sponsored effort to systematically

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Human Rights Conference Teaches Middle Schoolers: How to Become an Upstander

Published: Tuesday, December 6, 2016

“Betsy Costner” sings a spiritual hymn about freedom as she walks out into the audience of seventh grade students from all corners of Westchester in the auditorium of the Yonkers Riverfront Public Library.

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Yom HaShoah: A Day of Meaning at Westchester Day School

Published: Monday, May 16, 2016

The Westchester Day School third grade was honored to participate in the Annual Westchester County-wide Yom HaShoah Holocaust Commemoration at the Garden of Remembrance in White Plains. The program, sponsored by the Westchester Jewish Council and the Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center, was themed “Keeping the Memory Alive: Generation to Generation.”

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