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New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education

Creative Inspirations

Memorial Pictures

The pictures represent over 40 middle grade and high schools of New Jersey.  The projects are from Art, History and/or Language Arts teachers or a combination through integrated instruction.

An open design competition is being sponsored by the Atlantic City Boardwalk Holocaust Memorial organization (ACBHM, Inc.), a private non-profit foundation chartered for the purpose of erecting a Memorial, in cooperation with the City of Atlantic City, which has dedicated a superb site for the Memorial on the boardwalk. The competition was advertised nationally and internationally, and will be juried in September by a world class panel of experts in the field of architecture and design. Over 700 responses were received from throughout the world.

The students work was also designed to memorialize the impact of prejudice, bias and bigotry as seen through the Holocaust and genocide and a number of them were chosen to be sent to Atlantic City to be displayed with the finalists of the international competition. 




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) 984-4927 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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