January 2021 -- Tevet-Shevat 5781,  Volume 27, Issue 1

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The Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center Announces Upcoming Events

Commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day with letters brought to life by Johannes von Moltke and Dorothea von Moltke, the grandchildren of Freya and Helmuth Moltke, The Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center {HHREC} presents Last Letters: The Prison Correspondence 1944-45 between Freya and Helmuth Von Moltke on Monday, January 25 at 7:15 PM. This free event is held in partnership with Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester and the German International School New York.

 

On Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 6:00pm EST, Under Siege Again? Holocaust Distortion and the Rise of Hate Crimes Against Jews will commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination and concentration camp.  Join this free conversation about how antisemitism at the international, national, and regional levels fuel holocaust distortion, as well as the challenges in prosecuting religiously-based hate crimes locally. Featuring Michael Brovner, Chief of the Queens County District Attorney’s Hate Crimes Bureau in New York City and Mark Weitzman, Director of Government Affairs at the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

 

This event is open to the public and co-sponsored by the Harriet & Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College; the Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College; the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies at the US Military Academy at West Point; the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center in White Plains; the Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance & Education at Rockland Community College; and the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County.

 

For information on how to register: info@hhrecny.org