Legislator Bosworth Attends Ribbon Cutting of Media Center at Nassau County
Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center
Nassau County Legislator Judi Bosworth (D-Great Neck) attended the grand opening of the Nassau County Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center’s new multi-media exhibit last week. The Center is located in Glen Cove within the Welwyn Preserve.
Legislator Bosworth said, “The new multi-media center will enhance the Center’s educational programs and ensure that they will effectively help teach the lessons of the Holocaust for generations to come. As a child of Holocaust survivors, it was reassuring to see that the testimony of the remaining survivors has been recorded. The Center reminds us that we must always remember the importance of fighting for what is right, protecting those who need protection and speaking out against injustice.”
The new 2500 sq. ft, state-of-the-art, multi-media Holocaust exhibit showcases artifacts and several video stations featuring short films displaying archival footage and testimony from local Survivors. It provides a detailed chronicle of the Holocaust appropriate for 5th graders through adult, and encompasses both pre-Nazi and postwar European historical contexts. The final gallery concludes with a focus on the relevancy of the Holocaust in our lives today by revisiting other genocides since 1945, and examining actions by contemporary upstanders.
Nassau County Legislator Judi Bosworth is pictured with Village of Great Neck Mayor Ralph Kreitzman; NY State Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel; US Congressman Gary Ackerman and NY State Assemblyman Charles Lavine.