• Tribute Dinner Honoree Profile: Stuart Narofsky

    Architect Stuart Narofsky, will be honored with the Public Service Award at HMTC’s 25th Annual Tribute Dinner on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at Old Westbury Hebrew Congregation in Old Westbury, NY.

    Stuart Narofsky, FAIA, is the principal of Narofsky Architecture, a multi-discipline design firm founded in 1983. Stuart is the recipient of the AIA Long Island “Lifetime Achievement Award.” The Center is deeply indebted to Stuart for all of the time and effort he has donated to the project to restore and enhance our Children’s Memorial Garden. His projects are highly recognized through design awards, national and international publications, videos and exhibitions. Dedicated to pro bono service in South America, Stuart has lectured and overseen workshops at various universities in Bolivia and Argentina. He is a past president of AIA Long Island and is currently vice chair of AIA National’s Custom Residential Architects Network.

    Other honorees at this year’s Tribute Dinner are Ricky and Rabbi Myron Fenster will will be receiving the Legacy Award; and Renee Katz and Sheila Rind who will be co-recipients of the Bruce Morrell Education Award. The Consul General of Israel, Ambassador Dani Dayan, will be the keynote speaker. In addition, 3D pop artist Charles Fazzino will unveil “After the Darkness,” which he created exclusively for HMTC.

    To purchase tickets, visit HMTC’s website or contact Deborah Lom at (516) 571-8040 or dlom@hmtcli.org.

  • 2017 Chinese New Year Banquet Benefiting HMTC

    2017 Chinese New Year Banquet


    Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center
    of Nassau County


    Thursday, February 2, 2017, at 7 p.m.

    $85 per person includes multiple courses, wines matched to the food and gratuity

    Location: a restaurant in Nassau County

    Space is limited. Reservations accepted with payment in full. First come, first served. 

    Make checks out to HMTC and send to:
    100 Crescent Beach Road
    Glen Cove, NY 11542
    Attn: D. Lom

    For more information contact Harriet Becker at (516) 466-4761 or ebottomsup@mac.com.


  • Barnes & Noble Book Fair

    Barnes & Noble Bookfair

    Sunday, December 11 2016

    1542 Northern Boulevard 

    Manhasset, NY

    Up to 20% of your purchases benefits HMTC’s Holocaust and anti-bullying education programs. Must mention HMTC at checkout or Bookfair ID 11993094.


    9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Story Hour and Craft Project for children ages 3-12

    11:00 a.m. – 12 noon

    Holocaust Survivor Helga Shepard will read from her memoir The Hidden Child Book Club Remembers: An Anthology of Holocaust Stories (Age 12+)

    3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    WWII Veteran Seymour Kaplan will share his experiences of being a teenager in the 42nd Infantry Division and liberating Dachau Concentration Camp. (Age 11+)

    Can’t attend the book fair in Manhasset?
    Visit any Barnes & Noble store on Sunday, December 11, 2016 and mention HMTC at checkout or visit bn.com/bookfairs from December 11 – 16th and
    use Bookfair ID 11993094 at checkout.

    For more information, please contact Deborah Lom at dlom@hmtcli.org or (516) 571-8040.


  • 8th Annual Golf Outing and Mahjong & Games

     Save the Date!

    8th Annual Golf Outing and Mahjong & Games

    Monday, August 1, 2016
    The Muttontown Club

    Register Below



  • Tolerance Benefit: Made on Long Island – Tasting Event and Silent Auction

  • You’re Invited to HMTC’s Tolerance Benefit: Made on Long Island, May 16, 2016


    Experience Long Island artisan made foods and crafts at the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County’s (HMTC) annual Tolerance Benefit: “Made on Long Island.”  This year’s benefit features a tasting event and silent auction on Monday, May 16, 2016, at 6 p.m. at Westbury Manor, 1100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury, NY.  In addition, three middle and high-school students will be presented with the Friedlander Upstander Award and one Long Island college student will be awarded the Daniel Gillman Goodfellow Award. Money raised at the Tolerance Benefit goes towards Holocaust, anti-bias and anti-bullying education.

    Auction prizes include a VIP wine tastings at a variety of North Fork Vineyards, a $500 gift certificate for the NYC Food & Wine Festival, an autographed script of “When Harry Met Sally,” and a Bertolucci diamond Ladies Watch.

    The Friedlander Upstander Award, presented by HMTC and the Claire Friedlander Family Foundation, in conjunction with the Nassau and Suffolk County Police Departments, is awarded to Nassau and Suffolk County middle school and high school students who have acted as Upstanders against bullying or intolerance in any of its forms. Recipients receive a $2,500 scholarship.

    The Daniel Gillman Goodfellow Award, presented by HMTC and the Gillman family, is given to a college or university student on Long Island who confronted an act of social injustice or intolerance or helped others in need. The recipient will receive a $1,000 award.

    The Tolerance Benefit is sponsored by Spectronics Corporation, Sterling Risk Insurance and Title Associates. Other Sponsorship opportunities are available. Tickets are $125 a person and a ten-pack of tickets is available for $1,125. Tickets may be purchased online at hmtcli.org.

    For more information about sponsorship packages and to purchase tickets, contact Deborah Lom at (516) 571-8040 or dlom@hmtcli.org.

  • Chinese New Year Banquet Will Benefit HMTC

    Year of the Monkey

    Celebrate the 2016 Chinese New Year, the Year of the Monkey, with the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County. Join us at a Chinese New Year Banquet, which will benefit HMTC, Thursday, February 4, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at a special, surprise location, somewhere in Nassau County, which will be revealed two weeks before the banquet. The cost is $85 a person and includes multiple courses of food, wines matched to the food, valet parking and gratuity.

    Space is limited. Reservations are accepted with payment in full on a first come, first served basis. To RSVP send a check made out to HMTC to: HMTC, 100 Crescent Beach Road, Glen Cove, NY 11542, Attn: D. Lom. For more information contact Harriet Becker at (516) 466-4761 or ebottomsup@mac.com.

  • HMTC Raises $140,000 at 7th Annual Golf Outing For Anti-Bias, Tolerance and Anti-Bullying Programs

    Steve Jack Fenster

    Pictured (L to R): Steven Markowitz, Chairman of the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County; Jack Foley, Principal and Senior Vice President of Title Associates and Chairman of HMTC’s 7th Annual Golf Outing Committee; and Rabbi Myron Fenster, Rabbi Emeritus of Shelter Rock Jewish Center. 

    On a beautiful summer day at The Muttontown Club in East Norwich, NY, HMTC raised close to $140,000 at the 7th Annual Golf Outing, which also featured Mah-Jongg and card games. All proceeds will go to support HMTC’s anti-bias, tolerance and anti-bullying programming.

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    The golf outing was made possible by the generous support of several corporate partners – Title Associates, a Stewart Company, Signature B&B and D.H. Cook Associates. Title Associates is a division of Stewart Title primarily serving the commercial real estate community in the New York Metropolitan area but with the ability to handle transactions anywhere in the United States. The Signature B&B Companies is a full service Insurance and Risk Mitigation Company. D.H. Cook Associates, Inc. has been in the Benefit Fund administration field for thirty-eight years.



  • Taste Food From Some of Long Island’s Best Restaurants at HMTC’s Tolerance Benefit

    Taste food from some of Long Island’s best restaurants and chefs at HMTC’s Tolerance Benefit, A Taste of Long Island, on Monday, May 4, 2015 at 6 p.m. at Westbury Manor in Westbury, NY. Tickets can be purchased online. The restaurants and caterers who will be at the Tolerance Benefit are:

    Anthony's Coal Fired

    Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza has 50 locations throughout Florida, Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. With a focus on fresh ingredients and authentic recipes, Anthony’s signature menu includes traditional and specialty pizzas with dough made daily, fresh coal oven roasted chicken wings; and large homemade meatballs from a recipe passed down by Anthony’s grandmother. For more information visit www.acfp.com.


    Brasserie Americana is located in the Inn of Great Neck. Offering a dynamic menu, Brasserie Americana utilizes the freshest seasonal ingredients, with the vast majority of ingredients being produced and prepped in-house. Each of the dishes has a unique French/American flair. For more information visit www.innatgreatneck.com/restaurant-lounge.

    Chocolate Promises

    Chocolate Promises is a New York State Certified Women-Owned Business (WBE) that creates personalized chocolate with edible images. They print full color pictures, logos or messages directly on delicious chocolates, cookies and Belgian truffles, using patented Chocolography technology. For more information visit www.chocolatepromises.com.

    Chris and Tonys

    Chris & Tony’s, located in Syosset, NY, is an Italian family-style restaurant serving steak, seafood, pasta, chicken and more. For more information visit www.chrisandtonys.com.


    Colbeh, a gourmet restaurant and caterer has been serving authentic Mediterranean Glatt Kosher cuisine for over 25 years. Famous for its kebabs and specialty-flavored rice, Colbeh’s gastronomically unique menus have recently been extended to include international good items such as sushi and elaborate Continental dishes. For more information visit www.colbeh.com.


    Marbella Logo

    Marbella Restaurant & Catering is located in Bayside, NY. Chef Esteban Barroco presents the most flavorful dishes from various regions of Spain as well as a number of French and Italian masterpieces. For more information visit www.marbella-restaurant.com.

    Metropolitan Bistro

    The Metropolitan Bistro is a New American eatery with a relaxed vibe in Sea Cliff, NY. For more information visit www.themetropolitanbistro.com.



    Morton’s has grown to over 69 restaurants but the vision is the same today as it was when they first opened in Chicago in 1978 – quality, consistency and genuine hospitality. Since day one, Morton’s has used the same suppliers for aged prime beef and other meat. They select the best of their inventory for Morton’s and if it doesn’t meet Morton’s standards, it doesn’t get cut for their steaks. For more information visit  www.mortons.com.


    Pearl East

    Pearl East, located in Manhasset, NY, specializes in traditional Chinese cuisine, as well as the latest in Japanese cuisine. Their pan-Asian delicacies are made from the finest of ingredients. For more information visit www.pearleastny.com.

    Regal Caterers

    Regal Caterers presents modern kosher cuisine that is fresh and progressive, incorporating the latest trends in dining while maintaining the old-world glatt kosher traditions. Regal Caterers is certified glatt kosher under Kof-K, one of the leading kosher certification agencies in the U.S. For more information visit www.regalcaterers.com.

    Sweet Dreams Mini Donuts

    Sweet Dreams Mini Donuts is a unique mini-donut catering company whose goal is to give their audiences a one-of-a-kind live experience of thrilling dough dropping, flipping fun! For more information visit www.sweetdreamsminidonuts.com.

    View Grill

    The View Grill is located at the Glen Cove Golf Course. Their cuisine features classic American fare. Head Chef and owner Jeanine DiMenna recently appeared on The Food Network show “Kitchen Casino.” For more information visit www.viewgrill.com.


    Viana Hotel & Spa, located in Westbury, NY, is a member of the exclusive Small Luxury Hotels of the World. As Long Island’s only “green built” Feng Shui hotel, Viana offers luxurious accommodations and amenities. Viana’s renowned casual restaurant, Marco Polo, serves Italian/Asian fusion cuisine. For more information visit www.vianahotelandspa.com.

    Thank you to our contributing restaurants! The next time you are at or near one of our supporting restaurants, please be sure to stop in and remember that the best way to thank them for supporting HMTC is to patronize their establishment. Please make sure you tell them that you are also an HMTC supporter and you are patronizing them because of their generous support to the Tolerance Benefit and HMTC programs!