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Photos from Center Programs/Events

Photos from  Center Programs/Events
The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center and Stockton's Art Gallery hosted a charcoal portrait exhibit dedicated to the children who were victims during the Holocaust , "Drawing Against Oblivion" during the 2016 fall semester. There were over 5,000 visitors. The photo highlights Holocaust survivors (front row) visiting the exhibit with Stockton Professor Marion Hussong, niece of the artist, Manfred Bockelmann, with his wife and daughter.
Photos from  Center Programs/Events
Left to right Dr. Raz Segal – Stockton Assistant Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies , Barbara Roth - second generation, and Dr. Robert Gregg – Dean of Stockton's School of General Studies.
Professor Segal was recently hired as a faculty member in Stockton's Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program. In the photo his newest book, Genocide in the Carpathians, is shown to a second generation member whose family was from the Carpathian Region.
Photos from  Center Programs/Events
On the right are Steve Marcus, Stockton University's Dual Credit Coordinator in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, with high school educator Kim Moore, from Middle Township High School  and her students at the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center. Middle Township High School students have the opportunity to earn Stockton University credit upon successful completion of an introductory college level course about the Holocaust and other genocides.

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 and 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.

Lawrence M. Glaser
Executive Director
(609) 376-3968 phone

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