The mission of this center is to provide programs and resources in order to remember the victims and the lives of their families,to educate the generations to
come about the ramification of prejudice, racism, anti-Semitism and stereotyping in any society, and to encourage an awareness of the value of diversity in a pluralistic society.
Harry Reicher was born in Praque, Czechoslovakia and raised in Australia. His primary legal education took place at Monash University in Melbourne and he holds post-graduate degrees from the University of Melbourne and Harvard Law School. As a barrister (trial attorney), he has argued human rights cases in the High Court of Australia, the courts of England, up to the House of Lords, and courts in the US. He has taught at Penn Law School for 14 years. He teachers International Human Rights, and has developed a new discipline, fusing Holocaust Studies with the law, revolving around a course, Law and the Holocaust. He speaks widely and publishes on the legal dimension of the Holocaust, and is international law columnist for The National Law Journal.