New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education

Professional Awards

Sister Rose Thering

Sister Rose Thering AwardThe award is to honor the life work of Sister Rose in the area of education, specifically related to anti-Semitism, the Holocaust/genocide and prejudice reduction.

2007:
Dr. Jan Colijn - Dean
College of Education - The Richard Stockton College

2008:
Alan Respler - JCRC Director
Delaware Valley

2009:
Dr. Harriet Sepinwall - Professor
The College of St. Elizabeth
Co-Director Holocaust/Resource Center

2010:
Dr. Carol Rittner, RSM

2011:
Sr. Francis Raftery, SC, President
College of Saint Elizabeth
Holocaust Education Resource Center

2012:
Dr. Ann Saltzman, Director
Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study, Drew University

2013:
Joseph Devlin

2014:
Sister Joseph SpringSister Joseph Spring

WELCOME

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.

About Us

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Contact Us

Phil Kirschner, Esq.
Chairman
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
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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