NYC Comptroller Honoring Holocaust Center, Hatzolah

NEW YORK -

The Holocaust resource center Project Witness and Hatzolah will be honored next Tuesday by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer at an event celebrating “Jewish heritage and culture.”

Project Witness, a prominent Holocaust educational and resource center, will be represented by its founder and director, Mrs. Ruth Lichtenstein. The center will be honored for its contributions to furthering Holocaust education in the Jewish world and in schools across the country.

The event will pay tribute to Chevra Hatzolah, the largest volunteer ambulance service in the United States, which turned 50 this year.

Andy Bachman, director of the 92nd Street Y, will be recognized at the event, which will be held next Tuesday, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., in Surrogate’s Courthouse at 31 Chambers Street in Manhattan. It will feature a performance by singer Michoel Pruzansky.