The Council is proud to co-sponsor the annual County-Wide Holocaust Commemoration, along with the Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center. The commemoration will take place on Monday, April 24, 2017, 12:00-1:00pm at the Garden of Remembrance, White Plains.
This year's commemoration was held on Thursday, May 5, 2016, 12:00-1:00pm at the Garden of Remembrance, 148 Martine Avenue, White Plains. Over 300 were in attendance. The program included a procession of Westchester's rescued Holocaust Torahs and guest speaker Stanley Berger, Holocaust survivor.
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Last year over 250 were in attendance. The event featured remarks by Judy Altmann, a Holocaust survivor as well as a parade of 16 rescued Torahs now housed in local Westchester synagogues.