Picture of displays in the FAU's Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education

Arthur and Emalie Gutterman Family Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education (CHHRE)

The Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education was established to prepare school district professionals and support staff to implement Florida Statute 1003:42: Required Instruction of the Holocaust, by providing professional learning opportunities. The Center provides direct services to educators in Southeastern Florida by teaching the history of the Holocaust to combat prejudice, hatred and indifference; to apply the lessons of the Holocaust to understand the consequences of prejudice and bigotry; to identify behaviors that discriminate against people; to know when and how we on behalf of others whether we know them or not; and to become active citizens who are able to uphold the dignity of all people. 

*NEW!: Virtual Summer Institute for Educators: 
The Holocaust Through the Experiences of Children 

9am - 3pm, Tues-Thurs, June 22–24, 2021
Zoom: tiny.cc/FAUsummer21    

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View the Photo Gallery: Annual Educators Appreciation Dinner 2020


FAU presenting Holocaust and Judaic studies programs
January 15, 2021

Read the article by By Sergio Carmona, South Florida Sun Sentinel

FAU Boost for Jewish Studies
December 11, 2020

A $20 million gift will be used to construct a new space for Holocaust and Jewish Studies academic programs

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
November 20, 2020

Florida Atlantic University officially announced today that it has received its largest gift in school history – a $20 million gift from benefactors Kurt and Marilyn Wallach.

Holocaust Education Week in Florida Proclamation
November 08, 2020

View the Proclamation