New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education


Ceremony at Cumberland County College, Vineland, New Jersey commemorating the contribution by the Raab family toward providing materials to the Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center. Standing left to right – Abe Raab, son; Keith Figgs, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the College; Dr. Thomas A. Isekenegbe, President of the College; Dr. Paul Winkler, Holocaust Commission; and Marvin Raab - son and member of the Holocaust Commission. Seated are Esther and Irving Raab, Holocaust survivors.




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.
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

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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