Groundbreaking for Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center

Benefactor Harriet Kupferberg was presented a bouquet of flowers by Queensborough Community College president Eduardo Mart’ and Arthur Flug, director of the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center, on the college’s Bayside campus in celebration of June 3 groundbreaking ceremony for the center’s new home, scheduled to open in the fall of 2008. It will serve as an educational facility and archive, documenting the near-extermination of Europe’s Jews during World War II by Hitler’s Third Reich.
In photo above, Kupferberg (3rd from right) and Mart’ (right) do the honors, along with (from right) Senator Frank Padavan, City Councilmember David Weprin, Borough President Helen Marshall and Assemblymember Mark Weprin. City Councilmember James F. Gennaro, hobbled by a foot injury, lends his support at left.

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