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Virtual Sunday with Survivors: Rachel Ruth Mermelstein  

  • Sunday, March 14, 2021

  • 1:00 PM  2:00 PM

The Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County presents the next in a series of virtual presentations by Holocaust Survivors. In this program, Survivor Rachel Ruth Mermelstein will share her testimony, describing her pre-war life in Romania, her survival at Auschwitz and her liberation from Bergen-Belsen.

100 Crescent Beach Road

Glen Cove, NY 11542

Museum Tours:
Self-guided Tours of HMTC’s museum

Monday thru Friday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Advance Registrations strongly advised.

Sundays: No walk-ins available. Advance registrations only.

All tour participants must wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines.


Contact Rachel Cara at (516) 571-8040 or for more information or to schedule a tour.

The Destruction of Salonica's Jewish Community: The First Hand Account of Dr. Albert Menache

  • Monday, March 15, 2021

  • 6:30 PM  7:30 PM

Although less well-known than events in Poland and France, Greek Jews suffered the highest morality rates of any country attacked by the Nazis in WWII. In this virtual talk, Dr. Joe Halio, president of the Foundation of the Advancement of Sephardic Studies and Culture, will draw from a recently republished first-hand account by Dr. Albert Menache, to explore the the destruction of this center of Sephardic life and culture.

Virtual Museum Tour for Women's History Month

  • Wednesday, March 17, 2021

  • 12:00 PM  1:00 PM

The Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County (HMTC) marks Women’s History Month with a special virtual guided tour of its galleries that will focus on the experiences of women during the Holocaust. The tour will be led by HMTC’s Director of Education, Helen Turner, and HMTC’s Museum and Programming Director, Dr. Thorin Tritter.

Virtual Discussion About New Documentary: "Still Life in Lodz"

  • Wednesday, March 17, 2021

  • 6:30 PM  7:30 PM

HMTC joins the virtual launch of "Still Life in Lodz," a new documentary film about what happened to the Jewish residents of this Polish city in the period before, during and after WWII. Watch the film, which opens on March 12, through The Cinema Arts Center in Huntington (use the code "LODZ2021" to receive a discount), then join HMTC for a post-screening discussion with the film’s director, Slawomir Grunberg, one of the film’s writers, Lilka Elbaum, and one of family members who traces his history in the story, Paul Cellar.