January 2019

(L to R) Honoree Dr. Joseph E. Nyre, President, Iona College and his wife, Kelli Nyre; Carole Ostrove, wife of Mitchell Wm. Ostrove and Honoree Mitchell Wm. Ostrove, Founder and CEO, the Ostrove Group and Board member.

HHREC  Honors President of Iona College at Gala

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center’s {HHREC}  21st Annual Benefit was held on Thursday, October 25th at the Mamaroneck Beach & Yacht Club, Mamaroneck. Honorees Joseph E. Nyre, Ph.D and Mitchell Wm. Ostrove were presented with awards. The Bernard J. Rosensheim Courage to Care Award was presented to Joseph E. Nyre, Ph.D, President of Iona College and the Eugene M. & Emily Grant Spirit of Humanity Award was presented to Mitchell Wm. Ostrove, Board member and Founder and CEO of the Ostrove Group. Elisha Wiesel, son of Holocaust Survivor and Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel was the Keynote Speaker.


The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center is a not-for-profit organization, serving Westchester, Fairfield and Putnam counties. Their mission is to enhance the teaching and learning of the lessons of the Holocaust and the right of all people to be treated with dignity and respect. They encourage students to speak up and act against all forms of bigotry and prejudice.


For more information visit  www.hhrecny.org




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