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The educational Commissions are planning a cooperative workshop for educators regarding genocidal tragedies that affected each group.  The picture includes some of the advisory groups.  From left, Rowena Madden representing the Martin Luther King and American Indian Commissions; Fred Proulx representing the Italian American Heritage Commission; Dr. Paul B. Winkler, representing the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education; Gilda Rorro representing the Italian American Heritage Commission; Stephanie Wilson and Iman AQuddas representing the Amistad Commission.  Missing but involved in the planning are Dr. Zenon Christodoulou of the Hellenic Heritage Commission and Morad Abou-Sabe' representing the Arab American Heritage Commission.

The educational Commissions are planning a cooperative workshop for educators regarding genocidal tragedies that affected each group.  The picture includes some of the advisory groups.  From left, Rowena Madden representing the Martin Luther King and American Indian Commissions; Fred Proulx representing the Italian American Heritage Commission; Dr. Paul B. Winkler, representing the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education; Gilda Rorro representing the Italian American Heritage Commission; Stephanie Wilson and Iman AQuddas representing the Amistad Commission.  Missing but involved in the planning are Dr. Zenon Christodoulou of the Hellenic Heritage Commission and Morad Abou-Sabe' representing the Arab American Heritage Commission.

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The core mission of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education is to promote Holocaust education in the State of New Jersey. On a continual basis, the Commission shall survey the status of Holocaust/Genocide Education; design, encourage nd promote the implementation of Holocaust and genocide education and awareness; provide programs in New Jersey; and coordinate designated events that will provide appropriate memorialization of the Holocaust on a regular basis throughout the state. The Commission will provide assistance and advice to the public and private schools and will meet with county and local school officials, and other interested public and private organizations, to assist with the study of the Holocaust and genocide.

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Phil Kirschner, Esq.
Chairman
Dr. Paul B. Winkler
Executive Director

State of New Jersey
Commission on Holocaust Education
P.O. Box 500
Trenton, NJ 08625

(609)292-9274 phone
(609)633-8599 fax
holocaust@doe.state.nj.us

The New Jersey Holocaust Commission is an autonomous body operating under its own policies and positions. It acts as a resource to the Department of Education to assist schools with various aspects of meeting the requirements of the mandate to provide Holocaust and genocide education. The commission provides curriculum outlines and suggested activities; identifies and publicizes demonstration sites for other districts to contact; and recommends informational resources and materials for teachers and students to use in the state.

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