New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education

Remeber: Remembrance is Continuing the REsistance

During the next two weeks pictures will be posted highlighting itinerary of the 22 participants visiting the infamous sites of the Holocaust.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING A TRIP PARTICIPANT IN OUR 2016 SUMMER SEMINAR TO THE INFAMOUS SITES OF THE HOLOCAUST, PLEASE E-MAIL holocaust@doe.state.nj.us AND YOUR NAME WILL BE PUT ON OUR MAILING LIST.

CHHANGE at Brookdale Community College hosted Dr. Michael Berenbaum, an American scholar, professor, rabbi, writer, and filmmaker, who specializes in the study of the Holocaust, as they honored over 40 survivors in front of almost 2,000 students. Workshops followed with an opportunity to see the student designed Armenian exhibit.
The following met to discuss Holocaust/Genocide inclusion in the Camden diocese schools.  From left to right:  Helen Kirschbaum, Director, JCRC's Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center (GHMEC); Mary Boyle, Superintendent of Schools for the Camden Diocese; Dr. Paul B. Winkler, Executive Director of the NJ Commission on Holocaust Education; Dr. Bill Watson, Director of Curriculum for the Camden Diocese Schools; Father Joseph Wallace, Co-Director of JCRC's Catholic Jewish Commission and the Director of the Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs at the Diocese of Camden, David Snyder, Executive Director of the  Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern NJ (JCRC)
Dr. Winkler, Executive Director of the New Jersey Holocaust Commission on Holocaust Education (2nd from left) congratulates JWV Post 697 of Bucks County for their excellent work in teaching about the Holocaust.  In the picture seated is  Bernie Lens, 94 years young GI that fought in Europe & was at Dachau. Standing Left to Right: Danny Goldsmith, hidden child in Belgium, Dr. Paul Winkler, Executive Director, State of New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, Jonathan Sherman, Commander of Post 697, Allan Silverberg, Jr. Vice Commander, Jimmy Clendennen, Sr. Vice Commander.
2015 summer seminar trip participants meeting with former Neo Nazi and German teachers at the Lueknitz Grundschule.

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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 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.
Chairman

Dr. Paul B. Winkler
Executive Director
(609) 292-9274 phone

Lawrence M. Glaser
Assistant Executive Director
(609) 984-4927 phone

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