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.
Dr. Paul B. Winkler, Executive Director of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education accepting a donation from NJEA to support the 2015 teacher seminar to the infamous sites of the Holocaust.
The Commission held its first meeting of the year at the College of Saint Elizabeth. Pictured starting on the left is Philip Kirschner, Chairman of the Commission – Maud Dahme, child survivor and charter member of the Commission – Dr. Helen J. Streubert, President of the college – Dr. Paul B. Winkler, Executive Director of the Commission and Harriet Sepinwall, Director of the Holocaust Center at the college.
NJEA president Wendell Steinhauer (center) flanked by NJEA personnel and summer participants to the infamous sites of the Holocaust. The picture was taken on the occasion of the participants thanking NJEA for their moral and financial support.