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Special Exhibit: RESILIENCE

Booking Now for Programs Starting September 4, 2018

Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education
Rockland Community College
145 College Road, Suffern, NY

We look forward to welcoming you to the Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education for a special exhibit on RESILIENCE.

Highlighting the actions of children, families, and communities during the Holocaust, this new exhibit asks us to examine WHAT IS RESILIENCE? Examining the Holocaust through this lens changes the way we think about history and connects with our lives today.

The Museum hosts an array of public programs that contribute to enhancing the future of Holocaust, Tolerance, and Human Rights Education. Whether you're visiting with your family, school group, small group, or a teachers' professional development workshop, we look forward to sharing this special exhibit with you.

Cost: $5 per person
Capacity: 25 people per session
Duration: 1-hour visit with tour and presentation by a Museum docent

Contact Emily Scandariato to schedule your visit at 845-574-4099 or email at


American Native

Multi-Cultural Film Series

Thursday, November 15, 2018 • 7:00 pm

Technology Center, Ellipse
Rockland Community College
145 College Road, Suffern, NY

Free and open to the public

The true story behind one of the country's oldest families...and longest running urban legends. Join us for a film that highlights the local Ramapough Lenape Nation's struggle for Federal recognition as a Native American tribe. Discussion to follow film screening.

Get to Know Your Local Holocaust Museum:
How to Handle Artifacts


November 29, 2018
February 7, 2019
May 9, 2019


The Classroom at The Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education
2nd Floor of the Library Media Center
145 College Road, Suffern, NY


12:30 - 1:30 pm

What You'll Learn

The importance of preserving history
Learn how to handle historic documents
How the Holocaust Museum inherited its collection

The Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education would like to remove the acrylic case that separates visitors from our artifacts and create an environment that makes the history of the Holocaust accessible to everyone. Our "Get to Know Your Local Holocaust Museum" program will offer the community a behind the scenes look into our artifact collection through the scope of Rockland County's history.

Hosted By Isabella Costa, Director of Archives


By Email: icosta
By Phone: 845-574-4099


Join the Holocaust Museum for Tolerance and Education and the New City Jewish Center as we form a Rockland Delegation for

The March of the Living

Are you interested in attending the March of the Living with the Museum this spring? Please attend one of our informational sessions on Monday, December 3rd to learn more!

Monday, December 3, 2018 1 -2 pm OR 6 - 7 pm

Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education
Classroom, 2nd Floor Library
Rockland Community College
145 College Road, Suffern, NY

March of the Living
New York - Poland - Israel
April 29 - May 13, 2019

The March of the Living is a unique program that honors, commemorates, and explores the history of the Holocaust and the fate of the Jewish people from Europe to Israel. Join us to learn more about this important event in our shared humanity.

Please email the Museum's Director of Education, Abigail E. Miller ( to learn more and to reserve your spot today!

Film Screening and Q & A

Far from the Tree

Thursday, December 6, 2018 • 7 - 9:30 pm

Q & A with director Rachel Dretzin

Clarkstown South High School Auditorium
31 Demarest Mill Rd
West Nyack, NY

Free and open to the public

Based on The New York Times bestseller by Andrew Solomon, Far from the Tree examines the experience of families in which parents and children are profoundly different from one another in a variety of ways.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Community-wide Commemoration

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 • 7 pm

New City Jewish Center
47 Old Schoolhouse Rd
New City, NY

Legacies of Defiance

Presentation by daughter and granddaughter of the youngest Bielski brother, Brenda Weisman and Amy Edelstein.

Come learn more about the Bielski Partisans, as portrayed in the film Defiance.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorates the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau on January 27th. On this day and always, #WeRemember

Children to the Rescue

A program created to teach children tolerance for a better future

To schedule or for more information, contact Dina Daniels | 914-715-7976