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.

Lest We Forget, The Holocaust In Art, Now thru April 27 ArtsW Gallery 9 Closing Reception:  Sun, April 27 Conversations with the Artists & Candlelighting: Remembering
Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center and Westchester Jewish Council present the Annual Westchester Countywide Yom Hashoa Holocaust Commemoration Sunday, April 27th 11:00AM - Noon • Garden of Remembrance
The Holocaust Survivor Project

HHREC in the News

Fire chief LoGiudice must act to counter slur's fallout

Published: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Fairview Fire Chief LoGiudice should emulate the Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center's "upstanders" who can identify and respond to the type of behaviors that promote prejudice and violence.


HHREC program for student leaders examines the “Power of One”

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Red Bandanna Project founder Alison Crowther addressed the 13th annual Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) Day for Student Leaders on Wednesday, March 12 at Manhattanville College in conjunction with HHREC Theme, The Power of One.


Teen leaders embrace human rights

Published: Monday, March 17, 2014

For 13 years now, the Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center in White Plains has invited high school sophomores to discuss humanity’s ills and take a stand against them. On Wednesday March 12, some 300 students from 25 high schools gathered at Manhattanville College for the annual Human Rights Institute for Student Leaders. This year’s theme: The Power of One.


The Holocaust Remembered in Art Exhibit:
“Lest We Forget: Holocaust in Art”

Published: Monday, March 10, 2014

There's now a powerful, visual tribute to one of the ugliest memories of the 20th century on display in the Hudson Valley. Ed Lessing, an 82-year old Holocaust survivor, has tapped into his painful past to create a series of paintings he hopes will inspire the next generation to 'never forget.'


Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center Appoints Yorktown's Ogowetsky to Advisory Board

Published: Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Barry Ogowetsky, a resident of Yorktown Heights, NY has been named to the Advisory Board of the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC), a not-for-profit organization serving Westchester, Fairfield and Putnam counties.