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Curriculum Guides & Materials

The core mission of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education is to promote Holocaust education in the State of New Jersey. The mission includes providing assistance and advice to all schools in New Jersey as a means to promote the study of the Holocaust and other genocides.

Holocaust Curriculum Guides

It is our hope that the curriculum guides will enable teachers to challenge students to think deeply about many important issues that affect all of our lives and our future.

Genocide Curriculum Guides

Genocide is an internationally recognized crime where acts are committed with the intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial, or religious group. With this lesson plan, you'll have the tools you need to help your students understand and appreciate the tragic events of genocide.

Human Rights Curriculum Guides

Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status. With these lessons your students will get an overview of the field of human rights, looking at their origin, universality and connection to the world today. 

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