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Our Mission

The Mission of the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County is to teach the history of the Holocaust and its lessons through education and community outreach. We teach about the dangers of antisemitism, racism, bullying and all other manifestations of intolerance. We promote resistance to prejudice and advocate respect for every human being.

For more information about HMTC visit us at or contact us at 516-571-8040 or

Volunteer of the Month

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    December Volunteer of the Month

    Linda Goldstein comes to us after retiring from the New York City school system after 32 years of teaching. Linda started her career at P.S. 84 in South Jamaica where she taught 3rd grade for five years and was the grade leader. After having her daughter Andrea, she decided to work closer to home. She taught Hebrew and Judaic Studies for over twenty years. Linda was on the faculty of […]

“The actual murder was the last step of a long process. A holocaust doesn’t happen in one step. It happens by very little steps that are being overlooked in society.”

— Lillian Gewirtzman, Holocaust Survivor

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Founded over 20 years ago, the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County is the preeminent Holocaust resource on Long Island. Featuring a contemporary museum, the Center is one of the largest and most comprehensive education program providers in the region.

When you support the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center with your tax-deductible gift, you help preserve the history of the Holocaust by honoring the victims and by teaching lessons that combat hatred, intolerance and bullying.

Your generous support ensures the valuable lessons of the Holocaust remain relevant for today's world. Thank you.

Here are just a few of the many reasons to support the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center:

  • Certified by the Better Business Bureau's Standards for Charity Accountability.
  • Honored with a prestigious 2013 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits.
  • Presented the Pinnacle Award for our outstanding videoconferencing program from the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration for two consecutive years.
  • Over 38,000 visit the museum and participate in education programs every year.
  • The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center features the Children’s Memorial Garden – the only garden of its kind in New York State.
  • Your support contributes to our mission of nurturing Upstanders for tomorrow.

For additional information:
Please contact Judy Vladimir at or 516-571-8040, ext. 119