Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center Past Events


 

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (EDT)

"A Salute to The United States Armed Forces"

In Honor of Memorial Day

The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University will be hosting an in-person presentation at the Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center. The event will be moderated by Gail Rosenthal, Director of the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center, and Irvin Moreno-Rodriguez, Program Assistant of the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center.

See attached flyer for details and more information.

Questions: 609-652-4699

 

Photographs from South Jersey Holocaust Survivors Project

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (EDT)

Lessons of Hope and Resilienace: Stories of Holocaust Survivors in Cumberland County via Zoom

The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University presents for the Vineland Public Library a virtual program about the life stories of Holocaust survivors in Cumberland County. The program will be presented by Dr. Michael Hayse, Wally and Lutz Hammerschlag Associate Professor of Holocaust Studies at Stockton University, Gail Rosenthal, Director of the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center, and Irvin Moreno-Rodriguez, Program Assistant of the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center.

See attached flyer for details and more information.

Questions & Zoom Link Request: 609-652-4699

 

Tuesday, April 27th - April 28, 2022

7:30 pm (EDT)

The Manya Project: World Premiere Performances of four one-woman Holocaust survivor plays  

The Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center is  co-sponsoring with Rowan University’s College of Performing Arts three plays based on the life stories of Holocaust survivors Elizabeth Ehrlich Roth, Rose Ickowicz Rechnic, and Rosalie Lebovic Simon. Tickets are complimentary and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 7:10 pm.

  • The play, Rella, Rose, and I: Elizabeth Roth’s Story of Survivalwill be performed on Wednesday, April 27th at 7:30 pm in Rowan University’s Tohill Theatre – Bunce Hall.
  • The play, Try to Survive: Rose Ickowicz Memory of the Holocaustwill be performed on Thursday, April 28th at 7:30 pm in Rowan University’s Tohill Theatre – Bunce Hall.
  • The play, Girl in a Striped Dress: The Holocaust Story of Rosalie Lebovic Simon will be performed on Thursday, April 28th at 7:30 pm in Rowan University’s Tohill Theatre – Bunce Hall.

See attached flyer for details and more information.

Questions: 609-652-4699

 

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

7:00 - 8:00 pm (EDT)

Virtual Yom HaShoah 2022    

Please join us for this year's virtual Yom HaShoah Service for 2022 with Stockton University's Ida E. King Distinguished Visiting Professor of Holocaust Studies (1999-2000), Dr. Michael Berenbaum, and Holocaust survivor, Betty Grebenschikoff. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, from 7:00 to 8:00 pm (EDT), online via Zoom. Please contact Gail Rosenthal for more information at 609-652-4699.

 

Cherry Tree

Thursday, April 21, 2022

7:00 - 9:00 pm (EDT)

Mass Robbery and Cultural Destruction in the Armenian Genocide: A Conversation with Cynthia Ruggerio and Dr. Ümit Kurt

The event will include a conversation on mass robbery and cultural destruction with Dr. Ümit Kurt, a historian of the modern Middle East with a focus on the Armenian genocide and interethnic relations and conflict, and MAHG alumna Cynthia Ruggerio, a practicing lawyer. A question and answer session will follow the converation by Cynthia ruggerio and Dr. Ümit Kurt.

Questions: 609-652-4699

 

HRC Rails

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

7:00 - 8:00 pm (EDT)

"Profiles of Local Holocaust Survivor Owned Businesses in South Jersey"

Please join us via Zoom livestream for a presentation, “Profiles of Local Holocaust Survivor Owned Businesses in South Jersey” which will highlight 30 businesses established by Holocaust survivors in Atlantic, Cape May, and Cumberland Counties. Join us to see and hear the stories of Holocaust survivors in our region and their contributions to the local Southern New Jersey communities.

Questions: 609-652-4699

 

Rally for Ukraine

Monday, April 11, 2022

9:55 - 11:30 am (EDT)

"Russia's War on Ukraine: Reflections of Ukrainian Holocaust Scholars and Educators"

Please join us for a virtual panel discussion moderated by Natalya Lazar, Ph.D., United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and Raz Segal, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Stockton University. After the conversation, attendees will have the opportunity to raise questions for discussion.

Questions: 609-652-4699

 

UNRRA 1944: A group of children read a Jewish newspaper as they await the train in Kaserne, Germany.

EXHIBIT (FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC) ON DISPLAY AT THE RICHARD E. BJORK LIBRARY AT STOCKTON UNIVERSITY: "After the End of the World: Displaced Persons and Displaced Persons Camps," - Monday, March 21 - Thursday, April 28, 2022

The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (YIVO) and Stockton University are pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition, After the End of the World: Displaced Persons and Displaced Persons Camps. The exhibit was created by the United Nations Department of Global Communications, United Nations Archives and YIVO. Professor Debórah Dwork, Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity at the Graduate Center—CUNY, served as the scholar adviser for the exhibition. The exhibition was designed by YIVO and sponsored by the Refugee Studies Initiative and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University.

An unprecedented humanitarian crisis unfolded after the Second World War. The exhibition examines the responses of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA), the first multinational response of its kind, and of Jewish Holocaust survivors in the immediate post-war years.

The exhibition is on view from March 21 to April 28, 2022 at the Richard E. Bjork Library at Stockton University. The exhibition is open to the public, free of charge, and open seven (7) days a week.

Groups interested in touring the exhibit and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University can contact Irvin Moreno-Rodriguez at 609 652-4699 or Irvin.Moreno-Rodriguez@stockton.edu.

 

Thursday, March 31, 2022

7:00 - 8:00 pm (EDT)

"The Betrayal of Anne Frank"

Please join Atlantic Cape Community College and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University for a Zoom discussion followed by a question and answer session regarding the cold case team investigation about who and why Anne Frank's family was betrayed. 2.0 PDH (Professional Development Hours) available for educators. 

 

 

Thursday, February 10, 2022

4:30 - 5:40 pm (EST)

"Erasing the Silences of Black Victims during World War II and the Holocaust"

Please join the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University for a dialogue with Fabulous Flores, Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies student about the experiences of Black victims during the Holocaust. Dr. Mary Johnson, Adjunct Faculty in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Stockton, will host the event. Participants can pose questions.

Image (left): Afro-German survivor at Dachau liberation. Credit: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, donated by Merle Spiege

Click here to view the recording:https://youtu.be/3cGmG-jMeSM

 

 

Thursday, January 27, 2022

10:00 am (EST)

"Echoes in Ink: A Liberation Day Reading of Short Stories From the Holocaust"

Join The Museum of Jewish Heritage and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University for a virtual event in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, "Echoes in Ink." We will be joined by Eleanor Reissa, who will read Isaac Bashevis Singer's "Wedding in Brownsville," and Mili Avital reading Rachel Häring Korn's “The Road of No Return.”
In these stories, the writers turned to pen and paper to reckon with the enormity of their loss and the lives they lived and witnessed in the years following the Holocaust. Register now and join us 1/27 at 10 am (EST): https://mjhnyc.info/echoes

 


Thursday, January 27, 2022

2:30 - 4:00 pm (EST)

"Waste and Recycling from Nazi Germany to the World Around Us Today"

Please join the Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University for this conversation commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Dr. Anne Berg and Dr. Carl Zimring will discuss the links between waste, recycling, and state violence that are key in addressing the urgent environmental and political challenges we face. After the conversation, attendees will have the opportunity to raise questions for discussion.

Click here to view the recording:https://youtu.be/9aBrvXtHYwg

 

 

Friday, December 10, 2021

2:00 - 4:00 pm (EST)

Virtual Fall 2021 MAHG Capstone Presentations via Zoom

Join the Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (MAHG) Program and MAHG students Marisa Campbell and Allison King for their final Capstone presentations. Click here to view the recording.

Click here to view the recording:https://youtu.be/Qo1MwnvC6Nw

 

 

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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Discussion with the Filmmakers: Paper Spiders

Stockton students are invited to attend a Zoom discussion with the filmmakers of Paper Spiders on Tuesday, December 7, 12:30-2:00 pm. After registering, students will receive a link to watch the film for free. The event supports learning objectives related to mental health disorders, family relationships and/or filmmaking and storytelling. 

Thank you to the Psychology program, Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center and Toby Rosenthal in the Communication Studies Program for bringing this special event to our campus. And special thanks to the filmmakers Natalie and Inon Shampanier for sharing their film and their time with our students.

Registration is required for this free event. 

Click here to view the recording.

 

LOVE WITH NO TOMORROW THUMBNAIL

Sunday, December 5, 2021

11:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST)

Book Launch Event Led by Dr. Michael Berenbaum and Mindelle Pierce:

LOVE WITH NO TOMORROW

Join us virtually via Zoom to learn about love, joy and passion that took root among young Jews in ghettos and concentration camps, in hiding and in the killing fields of the Holocaust when tomorrow was precarious and all that there could be was today. The event will feature Dr. Michael Berenbaum, scholar of the Holocaust, author, and educator, and Mindelle Pierce, Second Generation after the Shoah, and author of Love With No Tomorrow: Tales of Romance During the Holocaust. The event will be held virtually, via Zoom, on Sunday, December 5, 2021, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (EST). For more information contact Gail Rosenthal at 609-653-4699. 

This event is sponsored by the Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University, The Milton and Betty Katz Jewish Community Center of Atlantic County, and the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage of Stockton University.

Click here to view the recording:  https://youtu.be/LxaJbgvGlK8

 

 

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

7:00 pm (EST)

The Annual Kristallnacht Lecture:

THE NOVEMBER POGROM OF 1938

(Online via Zoom)

Presented by Dr. Michael Hayse, Associate Professor of History and Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Stockton University & Director of the Holocaust Survivors of South Jersey Project and Exhibition

Drawing on oral history testimonies of Holocaust survivors who lived in South Jersey, Dr. Michael Hayse will explore Kristallnacht as an important turning point for Jews in Germany and Austria. 

Click here to view the recording:https://youtu.be/D_vgaRvqO6w

 

 

MAHG Alumni Panelists 2021

Thursday, October 28, 2021

4:30 - 6:00 pm (EDT)

Stockton University Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies Alumni Panel Discussion: Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Education (Online via Zoom)

Learn from MAHG alumni who are now working as Holocaust and genocide educators in museums and institutes across the United States. The panelists will discuss current opportunities available in the field of Holocaust and genocide education and key issues and challenges for those teaching Holocaust and genocide studies in the classroom and beyond. Dr. Jordan Corson, Assistant Professor of Education and Affiliated MAHG faculty, and Dr. Mary Johnson, Adjunct Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Stockton University, will moderate the panel. Attendees will have the opportunity to raise questions for discussion with the panelists.

Click here to view the recording: https://youtu.be/l4QPpr5QM10

 

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Thursday, October 21, 2021

4:30 - 5:30 pm (EDT)

IN HONOR OF MULTICULTURAL MONTH AT STOCKTON UNIVERSITY

Virtual Book Presentation: The Mexican of Buchenwald

By Julio Godínez

Please join us for a conversation with author and journalist Julio Godínez who will discuss his new book, El mexicano de Buchenwald (The Mexican of Buchenwald). The book tells the unknown and brave story of one of the few Mexicans captured by the Nazis.

Julio Godínez is a Mexican journalist specialized in international current affairs. Godínez has reported for Newsweek en Español, Esquire Latin America, & GQ.

Click here to view the recording: https://youtu.be/qYGdfuxKixM

 

Holocaust Survivors Section Gate

Sunday, September 12, 2021

11:00 am

PLEASE JOIN US VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM!

Mitzvah Zecher Avot

(The Good Deed of Remembering Family) Service 

The Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University announces the MITZVAH ZECHER AVOT (THE GOOD DEED OF REMEMBERING FAMILY) service for Holocaust survivors and their families on Sunday, September 12, 2021, at 11:00 am. For more information and the Zoom link, please contact Gail Rosenthal at 609-652-4699.

Click here to view the recording. 

 

4th Annual Wally and Lutz Hammerschlag Summer Educator Seminar

Tuesday, July 17 - Thursday, July 29, 2021

9:00 am – 12:00 noon – There are no afternoon sessions.

The cost is free and open to all educators.

4th Annual Wally and Lutz Hammerschlag Summer Educator Seminar 

Yad Vashem, The Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage, the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University, Echoes & Reflections, and The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous will present the 4th Annual Wally and Lutz Hammerschlag Summer Educator Seminar, "LESSONS OF HOPE: Learning about Rescue, Resistance, and Faith during WWII and the Holocaust." The cost is free for educators. This seminar will teach about the history of the Holocaust by using the theme of hope to learn from the past to make a better future for all. 

https://stockton.edu/holocaust-resource/yadvashemseminar2021.html

 

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June 3rd, June 10th, June 17th, & June 24, 2021

11:00 am - 12:00 pm (EDT)

Stockton Institute for Lifelong Learning (SILL) Short Summer Course:

The Holocaust and the Christian World: Reflections on the Past, Challenges for the Future

The Holocaust and the Christian World seems an unlikely combination of ideas, as surely nothing could be further removed from the principles, ethics, and aspirations of well-intentioned Christians. And yet, Christianity is linked to one of the greatest episodes of human hatred in history.

Course sessions will take place every Thursday in June from 11:00 am to 12: 00 pm (EDT) and will focus on the following topics:
• Confronting the Holocaust
• The Reaction of Christian churches
• The Vatican and the Pope
• The Challenge of the Exception
 
Dr. Carol Rittner, RSM is Distinguished Professor Emerita of Holocaust & Genocide Studies. She is the author, editor, or co-editor of 21 books as well as numerous essays in various scholarly and educational journals about the Holocaust and other genocides of the 20th and 21st centuries. Her most recent book is Advancing Holocaust Studies (Routledge, 2021). Dr. Rittner also is the Co-executive Producer of two films, The Courage to Care and Triumph of Memory.
 
Cost: $45.00
 
For further information please contact SCOSA Director David.Burdick@stockton.edu, or Fellow Christine.Ferri@stockton.edu or call 609-652-4311.
 
 
"Good Neighbors, Bad Times Revisted" Book Cover

Thursday, March 18, 2021

4:30 - 5:45 pm (EDT)

Through the Lens of Now

Good Neighbors, Bad Times Revisited: New Echoes of My Father's German Village

Written by Mimi Schwartz

Join us in a conversation with American born author Mimi Schwartz and Rivka Weinstein, who grew up in Germany sharing perspectives on being a neighbor in the 1930s and today. The event will be held on Thursday, March 18, 2021, from 4:30 to 5:45 pm (EDT), online via Zoom. For more information, please contact Gail Rosenthal at 609-652-4699.

This event is sponsored by the Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University, The Historical Studies Program of the School of Arts and Humanities, The Milton and Betty Katz Jewish Community Center of Atlantic County, and the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage of Stockton University.

 

Book cover of "The hotel on St. James Place"

Sunday, February 28, 2021

3:00 pm - 4:35 pm (EST)

Book Launch Event: The Hotel on St. James Place by Molly Golubcow

Molly Golubcow, Second Generation after the Shoah, will discuss her new book, The Hotel on St. James Place: Growing up in Atlantic City between the Boardwalk and the Holocaust. The book is the life story of Molly’s Holocaust survivor parents, Harry and Sonia Golubcow, former owners of the Seacrest Hotel - Atlantic City. The event will be held on Sunday, February 28, 2021, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm (EST), online via Zoom. For more information please contact Gail Rosenthal at 609-652-4699.

This event is sponsored by the Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University, The Milton and Betty Katz Jewish Community Center of Atlantic County, and the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage of Stockton University.

 

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021 

8:00 pm (EST)

18 Voices: A Liberation Day Reading Of Young Writers’ Diaries From The Holocaust

More than one million Jewish children were killed during the Holocaust and countless others survived. Some, like Anne Frank, kept diaries in which they confided their hopes, fears, and experiences. Join us for a special virtual reading of excerpts from these diaries, narrated by Liev Schreiber. By giving voice to the written words of some of the Nazis’ youngest victims, we will commemorate their suffering and learn from their courageous and resilient spirits. Watch the recording of the event here: https://youtu.be/7p_08hkOqGs

18 Voices is curated by Alexandra Zapruder and based on her book Salvaged Pages: Young Writers’ Diaries of the Holocaust.

 

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021 

4:30 pm (EST)

A Personal Account: Looking Back at the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz Ceremony

with Doug Cervi, Executive Director of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education and Adjunct Professor at Stockton University

Join the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center for a discussion with Doug Cervi about his experiences at the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz ceremony Poland on January 27, 2020. Doug Cervi attended the ceremony with Holocaust survivors David Wisnia and Rosalie Simon. All are welcome. Watch the recording of the presentation here: https://youtu.be/DkJdFj7nilM

This event is cosponsored by the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage, Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies program, Minor in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, and Minor in Jewish Studies at Stockton University. 

 

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Monday, November 9, 2020

7:00 pm (EST)

THE ANNUAL IDA E KING MEMORIAL LECTURE
Remembering Kristallnacht 82 Years Ago
(November 9 – 10, 1938)

Presented by Dr. Dienke Hondius

Ida E King Distinguished Visiting Professor of
Holocaust Studies - Spring 2020

“HIDING PLACES DURING THE HOLOCAUST:
NETWORKS OF SOLIDARITY UNCOVERED”

This illustrated lecture will show the latest findings of the “Mapping Hiding Places Research Project,” including Stockton University student research. This historical project presents findings on where and how Jews in Nazi-occupied Europe found hiding places. All can share and contribute knowledge about this topic in Holocaust Studies.

 

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

4:30 - 5:45 pm

MAHG Student-Faculty Coffee Break

All Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (MAHG) program faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend a coffee break in the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center classroom on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 4:30 pm. Welcome the new semester with a cup of coffee and good company! The coffee break is sponsored by the Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (MAHG) Society. Questions: 609-652-4699

 

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Monday, August 17th - Thursday, August 20, 2020

3rd Annual Wally and Lutz Hammerschlag Summer Educator Seminar 

On Monday, August 17th - Thursday, August 20, 2020, Yad Vashem, The Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage, the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University, and Echoes & Reflections will present the 3rd Annual Wally and Lutz Hammerschlag Summer Educator Seminar, "In the Age of Digital Learning: Teaching about the Holocaust through Art, Photograhy, Literature, Film, and more." The cost is free for educators. This seminar will teach about the history of the Holocaust by using the arts to connect with the past to make a better future for all. Strategies and resources will be shared.

 

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Holocaust & Genocide Studies Dual High School Credit End-of-Year Wrap-up Meeting

Teachers in th Dual Credit Program will meet with Steven Marcus, coordinator of the Holocaust and Genocide Dual Credit Consortium, and Gail Rosenthal, director of the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University. To learn more about the Holocaust & Genocide Studies Dual HIgh School Credit Program visit https://stockton.edu/dual-credit/.
 
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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Online Lecture and Zoom session: "Self-Help During the Armenian Genocide: Recovering Refugee Voices," presented by post-doctoral Fellow in Holocaust and Genocide studies at Stockton University, Dr. Asya Darbinyan

In commemoration of the 105th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program, Hughes Center for Public Policy, and Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center present an evening of Armenian culture and remembrance. Dr. Asya Darbinyan, Post-Doctoral Fellow of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Stockton University, will present a lecture entitled “Self-Help during the Armenian Genocide: Recovering Refugee Voices.”

The lecture will be available for viewing starting at 10:00 am on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Watch here, or join us on Facebook or YouTube to watch.

 

Today would have been Anne Frank's 91st birthday - Friday, June 12, 2020

Today would have been Anne Frank's 91st birthday. In February 2019, Stockton University's Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center hosted its 36th Annual Holocaust Awareness Program. The program was an exhibit, "Anne Frank: A History for Today" created by the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, Netherlands and sponsored in North America by the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect. It was funded by the Anne Frank Foundation in Basel, Switzerland, which provided a grant to cover the cost of the docent training. Below are some photographs of the exhibit and Stockton University students. To read more about the exhibit visit https://stockton.edu/news/2019/anne-frank-exhibit.html.

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We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope - Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm

We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope - Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm

"We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope" is a free 90-minute program that will feature musical performances and remarks from performers and public figures including National Medal of Arts recipient and Grammy-winning soprano Renée Fleming, leading Chinese concert pianist and United Nations Messenger of Peace Lang Lang, Oscar-winning The Pianist star Adrien Brody, multi-Grammy-winning opera star Joyce DiDonato, multi-platinum Tony-winning Broadway star Lea Salonga, Grammy-winning Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard, internationally renowned baritone Lester Lynch, 2020 Grammy Winner John Brancy, pianist and NPR's From The Top host Peter Dugan, beloved klezmer singer Daniel Kahn, the iconic Dr. Ruth Westheimer, and star comedians Whoopi Goldberg and Tiffany Haddish.

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Yom HaShoah - A Virtual Commemoration 2020

The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University will commemorate the annual Holocaust Remembrance ceremony, Yom HaShoah - Unto Every Person There Is A Name, with online resources and special television programming.

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"My Father: One of the Original Tuskegee Airmen of World War II" - Thursday, February 20, 2020

In honor of Black History Month at Stockton University, the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center, SANKOFA, Office of Military & Veteran Services, Office of Student Development, and UNIDOS present "My Father: One of the Original Tuskegee Airmen of World War II." The presentation will take place in the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center Classroom at Stockton University (second floor of the Stockton University Library), on Thursday, February 19, 2020, at 4:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Questions: 609-652-4699

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Podcast Coming Soon: We Need To Talk About Genocide

Podcast Coming Soon: We Need To Talk About Genocide

Join MAHG student Kylie Deverell as she discusses popular topics in Holocaust and Genocide studies with some of the field's most notable scholars and educators! The series is available on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. Tune in for the first episode on Tuesday, February 18, 2020!

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75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz - LIVE Simulcast

75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz - LIVE Simulcast

Join the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage, the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University and the Katz Jewish Community Center for a live simulcast of the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz.

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Immigration, Refugees, and Responses to State Violence: A two-part panel discussion in Atlantic City, NJ - Friday, October 18, 2019

Immigration, Refugees, and Responses to State Violence: A two-part panel discussion in Atlantic City, NJ - Friday, October 18, 2019

Lucía de Los Ángeles Díaz Genao, founder of "Colectivo Solecito de Veracruz," an organization dedicated to finding disappeared persons in Mexico, will speak and participate on a panel regarding immigration, refugees, and responses to state violence on Friday, Oct. 18, 5-8 pm at Stockton University, Atlantic City. The event will be held in the Residential Complex, Room B119-120, at 3701 Boardwalk. It will include a Community Activism and Engagement Fair with representatives from the Red Cross, the U.S. Census, and other local groups .The panel will discuss the meaning of a democratic society, how to engage with anti-immigration statements and actions, and how to organize within the community to make a difference. It will be moderated by John Froonjian, interim director of the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at Stockton. A second panel will address scholarly perspectives on immigration and refugees. It will consist of Stockton Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Jess Bonnan-White, who will serve as the panel moderator, Assistant Professor of Political Science Lauren Balasco, Assistant Professor of Holocaust & Genocide Studies Raz Segal, and Adjunct Professor Matthew Hone. A Q&A session will follow each of the panels. Translators will be present for both panel discussions. This event is free and open to the public. Questions: 609-652-4699.

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"Mothers in Search for their Missing Children" Lecture by Lucía de los Ángeles Díaz Genao - Thursday, October 17, 2019

"Mothers in Search for their Missing Children" Lecture by Lucía de los Ángeles Díaz Genao - Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies program present, as a part of the Globalization Lecture Series: "Mothers in Search for their Missing Children" with Lucía de los Ángeles Díaz Genao on Thursday, Oct. 17, 4:30-6 pm at Stockton University's Campus Center Meeting Room 5 (Galloway, NJ) Lucía de Los Ángeles Díaz Genao is one of the founders of "Colectivo Solecito de Veracruz," a grassroots group of mothers searching for their missing loved ones in Mexico's Gulf state of Veracruz, who the state has abducted and murdered in the course of its "war on crime" in the last 13 years. In 2013, Lucía de Los Ángeles Díaz Genao's son disappeared, and she later found that he was a victim of narcoterrorism. Genao formed the Colectivo to help other mothers in similar situations. The group then discovered one of the largest mass graves in Mexico. This event is free and open to the public. Questions: 609-652-4699.

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Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center Expansion Completion and Dedication & Premier Screening of "There Were Good People...Doing Extraordinary Deeds: Leo Ullman

Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center Expansion Completion and Dedication & Premier Screening of "There Were Good People...Doing Extraordinary Deeds: Leo Ullman's Story" - Monday, October 28, 2019

The Stockton University Foundation and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center Executive Committee cordially invite you to join us for the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center Expansion Completion and Dedication of the Schimmel and Hoogenboom Righteous Remembrance Room and Gail Hirsch Rosenthal Room. The evening will also include the premier screening of "There Were Good People...Doing Extraordinary Deeds: Leo Ullman's Story." The event is free and open to the public. The dedication will be held on Monday, October 28, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., in the Campus Center Event Room. Seating is on a first come first served basis. No ticket needed. OspreyAdvantage credit will be available for Stockton University students. There will be Professional Development Hours (PDH) available for New Jersey educators. Questions: 609-652-4699

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MAHG Student-Faculty Coffee Break - Thursday, September 26, 2019

MAHG Student-Faculty Coffee Break - Thursday, September 26, 2019

All Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (MAHG) program faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend a coffee break in the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center classroom on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 4:30 pm. Welcome the new semester with a cup of coffee and good company! The coffee break is sponsored by the Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (MAHG) Society. Questions: 609-652-4699

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Film & Discussion Screening: "The Silence of Others" - Monday, October 7, 2019

Film & Discussion Screening: "The Silence of Others" - Monday, October 7, 2019

The film, "The Silence of Others," focuses on the victims and survivors of General Francisco Franco's 40-year dictatorship in Spain as they try to organize a lawsuit against Spain (in Argentina). The film also talks about the Spanish Amnesty Act of 1977 that granted amnesty to all political prisoners in Spain and amnesty for crimes committed under Franco's dictatorship. The film screening is free and open to the public, but seating is on a first come, first served basis. The screening will be held on Monday, October 7, 2019, at 6:00 pm in the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center. The film screening is sponsored by the Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (M.A.H.G.) Society, the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center, and Stockton UNIDOS. The screening of the film was made possible by PBS and POV - a production of American Documentary, INC. Questions: 609-652-4699

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Mitzvah Zecher Avot (The Good Deed of Remembering Family) Service - Sunday, October 6, 2019

Mitzvah Zecher Avot (The Good Deed of Remembering Family) Service - Sunday, October 6, 2019

The Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University announces the MITZVAH ZECHER AVOT (THE GOOD DEED OF REMEMBERING FAMILY) service for Holocaust survivors and their families on Sunday, October 6, 2019, at 11:00 am. The service will be at the Holocaust Memorial Cemetery - Rodef Shalom Gate. For more information please contact Gail Rosenthal at 609-652-4699.

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MAHG Colloquium featuring a presentation by MAHG student Haley Brown, "The Forgotten Murders: Gendercide in the 21st Century and the Destruction of the Transgender Body" - Tuesday, September 24, 2019

MAHG Colloquium featuring a presentation by MAHG student Haley Brown, "The Forgotten Murders: Gendercide in the 21st Century and the Destruction of the Transgender Body" - Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Please join us for the September MAHG Colloquium featuring a presentation by MAHG student Haley Brown, "The Forgotten Murders: Gendercide in the 21st Century and the Destruction of the Transgender Body." The presentation will be held in the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center classroom - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm. This event will be available to online students via Zoom: https://stockton.zoom.us/j/311966875 Questions: Morgan.Everman@stockton.edu or 609-652-4699.

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"Sosúa: The Role of the Dominican Republic during WWII" presentation by Irvin Moreno-Rodriguez - Tuesday, September 17, 2019

"Sosúa: The Role of the Dominican Republic during WWII" presentation by Irvin Moreno-Rodriguez - Tuesday, September 17, 2019

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month at Stockton University Los Latinos Unidos and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center present a lecture by Irvin Moreno-Rodriguez, program assistant of the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center: "Sosúa: The Role of the Dominican Republic during WWII." In 1938, the United States called for a meeting in Évian, France to discuss the "problem" of Jewish refugees seeking to flee Nazi Germany. Out of the 32 countries that attended the conference, now known as the Évian Conference, the Dominican Republic was the only country that agreed to accept Jewish refugees. Come and listen to the story of how one country made a difference. The lecture will take place in the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center Classroom at Stockton University (second floor of the Stockton University Library), on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Questions: 609-652-4699

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"The Bystander: Genocide Then and Now," lecture by Professor Steven Marcus - Wednesday, August 28, 2019

"The Bystander: Genocide Then and Now," lecture by Professor Steven Marcus - Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Discover the role of the bystander during the Holocaust and other genocides from the beginning of the 20th century at a FREE lecture from 10 -11:30 a.m. August 28, 2019, at Stockton University's Manahawkin site, 712 East Bay Ave. The lecture will be led by Stockton adjunct faculty member Steven Marcus, coordinator of the Holocaust and Genocide Dual Credit Consortia. Marcus will discuss the lack of involvement of ordinary citizens on all sides, including the lack of opposition against totalitarian regimes. Marcus will also address the relevance of Holocaust and genocide history in modern society, and will share suggestions for how individuals can avoid becoming bystanders. Light refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to the public. To register, call (609) 626-6060.

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Film Screening: "Who Will Write Our History" - Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Film Screening: "Who Will Write Our History" - Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The film, "Who Will Write Our History," combines the writings of the Oyneg Shabes archive with rarely seen footage of the Warsaw Ghetto. The film screening is free and open to the public, but seating is on a first come, first served basis. The screening will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at 7:00 pm in the Atlantic City Campus - Fannie Lou Hamer Room. Questions: 609-652-4699

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Second Bi-Annual Wally and Lutz Hammerschlag Summer Educator Seminar - July 30-31, 2019

Second Bi-Annual Wally and Lutz Hammerschlag Summer Educator Seminar - July 30-31, 2019

On Tuesday, July 30th and Wednesday, July 31, 2019, the Yad Vashem International School for Holocaust Studies and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University will present the 2nd Bi-Annual Wally and Lutz Hammerschlag Summer Educator Seminar: "Learning about and from the Holocaust: Relevance for Today in the Classroom." The two-day summer educator seminar will take place at Stockton University's Atlantic City Campus. The cost is free for educators, including resource materials, books, and overnight accommodations. Presenters from Yad Vashem and Facing History and Ourselves will focus on topics for teachers, grades 5-12, and college instructors. Questions/Registration: 609-652-4699

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Play: "My Heart in a Suitcase" - Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 12:30 pm

Play: "My Heart in a Suitcase" - Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 12:30 pm

The Katz Jewish Community Center and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University present the play: "My Heart in a Suitcase" at Katz Jewish Community Center (501 North Jerome Avenue, Margate, NJ 08402). The play is free for school groups, but reservations must be made by calling: 609-652-4699. Seats are first come, first serve.

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Teacher Workshop (grades 5-12): "Using Literature and Film to Teach the Holocaust" - Thursday, May 9, 2019

Teacher Workshop (grades 5-12): "Using Literature and Film to Teach the Holocaust" - Thursday, May 9, 2019

On Thursday, May 9, 2019, Facing History and Ourselves and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center will host a free workshop for middle, high school, and college educators. Dr. Mary Johnson and Gail Rosenthal will present a workshop focusing on the implementation of the New Jersey Holocaust and Genocide Mandate, Grades 5-12, by introducing strategies and techniques to teach about the Holocaust using literature and film. Free resource materials including teacher guides will be distributed. The workshop will begin at 4:00 pm in the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center Classroom. Questions/Registration: 609-652-4699.

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MAHG Capstone Presentations, Spring 2019 - Monday, April 22, 2019

MAHG Capstone Presentations, Spring 2019 - Monday, April 22, 2019

Please join us for the Spring 2019 Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies Capstone Presentations. The presentations will be held in the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center Classroom, Monday, April 22, 2019, at 4:30 pm.

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Yom HaShoah 2019

Yom HaShoah 2019

Yom HaShoah Service for 2019, "Unto Every Person There Is A Name - Remembering the 6 million Jewish Victims of the Holocaust." - Shirat Hayam (700 North Swarthmore Avenue, Ventnor), Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at 7:00 PM (promptly)

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"Conversations with Anne" - Tuesday, April 2, 2019

The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center presents the play, "Conversations with Anne" - An interactive play performance taken from Anne Frank's diary. The play will be performed at Stockton University on April 2, 2019, in room F111. The performance will begin promptly at 10:30 am. The play is free and open to the public, however, tickets must be reserved and picked up at the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center. Tickets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. For more information or ticket requests, please call 609-652-4699.

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19th Annual Day of Scholarship - Thursday, April 4, 2019

19th Annual Day of Scholarship - Thursday, April 4, 2019

You are invited to attend the "19th Annual Day of Scholarship" at Stockton University. Undergraduate students earning the Stockton University Minor in Holocaust & Genocide Studies will present the topic: "How was the pathway to WWII created and who were some of the victims?" in the Stockton University Campus Center - Room 5, on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 12:00 pm.

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"Artwork for Awareness" Revisited Exhibition at Egg Harbor Township High School - Wednesday, April 17, 2019

"Artwork for Awareness" Revisited Exhibition at Egg Harbor Township High School - Wednesday, April 17, 2019

You are invited to join us at Egg Harbor Township High School on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm for an exhibition of drawings from children in Darfur. In 2004, Dr. Jerry Ehrlich, a pediatrician working in the Kalma Refugee Camp, smuggled out drawings made by some of his young, Darfurian patients. These drawings have been restored and will be exhibited that night. The event is free and open to the public. OspreyAdvantage credit will be available for Stockton University students.

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Film Screening: "RGB" - Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Film Screening: "RGB" - Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Film Screening Event: "RGB - Hero. Icon. Dissenter." "RGB" is a revelatory documentary exploring Ginsburg's exceptional life. The film screening is free and open to the public but seating is on a first come, first served basis. The screening will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at 7:00 pm in the Atlantic City Campus - Fannie Lou Hamer Room. Co-sponsors: Constitution Day Committee, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Center, American Democracy & Political Engagement Project, William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy, Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center, Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage, Stockton AC Campus, and Student Affairs.

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Visiting Writers: Bryon MacWilliams, Author of "The Girl in the Haystack" - Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Visiting Writers: Bryon MacWilliams, Author of "The Girl in the Haystack" - Wednesday, March 20, 2019

"The Girl in the Haystack," written by Bryon MacWilliams, is the story of Laura Oberlender who was a hidden child in the Ukraine during WWII. Please join us on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 4:30 pm in the Campus Center Theatre as we hear excerpts from the book. Guests will have the opportunity to meet the author and ask him questions. Bryon MacWilliams has won awards for his reporting at several U.S. newspapers. He now lives in Moscow and works as a foreign correspondent.

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"Inventing Genocide: The Contingent Origins of a Concept during World War II" lecture by Dr. Dirk Moses - Wednesday, April 17, 2019

"Inventing Genocide: The Contingent Origins of a Concept during World War II" lecture by Dr. Dirk Moses - Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program (MAHG) and the Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center present a lecture by Dr. Dirk Moses, "Inventing Genocide: The Contingent Origins of a Concept during World War II" on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at 4:30 PM in room L-115. Please join us.

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"Shaping Our Diversity" - Tuesday, March 26, 2019

"Shaping Our Diversity" - Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The Jewish Federation of Atlantic & Cape May Counties, the Jewish Community Relations Council, the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage of Stockton University, and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center present the intercultural/interfaith team-building event, "Shaping Our Destiny: After the Women's March - Giving Life to Our Inner Queen Esther through Diversity, Empowerment, and Unity." The event will be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at 7:00 PM in the Stockton University Atlantic City Academic Center, Room 210 (3711 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ). Questions/Registration: Please call Becky Taylor at 609-822-4404. Space is limited!

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Information Session: Stockton Faculty-Led Program (Study Tour): Slavery and Civil Rights, Spring Semester 2020 - Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Information Session: Stockton Faculty-Led Program (Study Tour): Slavery and Civil Rights, Spring Semester 2020 - Tuesday, April 2, 2019

At this information session we will discuss itinerary and funding opportunities for the Stockton Faculty-Led Program (Study Tour): Slavery and Civil Rights. Scholarships, grants, and financial aid are available for qualified students. This study tour is a 4-credit spring 2020 semester course for undergraduate students or a 3-credit spring 2020 semester course for graduate students. The information session will take place in the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center (second floor of the Stockton University Library) from 4:30 - 5:30 pm. Study tour spring break 2020 travel dates: Wednesday, March 4 - Friday, March 15, 2020

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"Artwork for Awareness" Revisited Exhibition at Egg Harbor Township High School - Wednesday, February 20, 2019

"Artwork for Awareness" Revisited Exhibition at Egg Harbor Township High School - Wednesday, February 20, 2019

You are invited to join us at Egg Harbor Township High School on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm for an exhibition of drawings from children in Darfur. In 2004, Dr. Jerry Ehrlich, a pediatrician working in the Kalma Refugee Camp, smuggled out drawings made by some of his young, Darfurian patients. These drawings have been restored and will be exhibited that night. The event is free and open to the public. OspreyAdvantage credit will be available for Stockton University students.

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EXHIBIT (FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC) AT STOCKTON UNIVERSITY: "Anne Frank: A History for Today" - Monday, February 11 until Friday, February 22, 2019

EXHIBIT (FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC) AT STOCKTON UNIVERSITY: "Anne Frank: A History for Today" - Monday, February 11 until Friday, February 22, 2019

The Atlantic Cape Community College and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University present the 36th Annual Holocaust Awareness Program - Exhibit "Anne Frank: A History for Today." This international exhibit includes photographs of the Frank family and the other occupants of the secret annex. Anne Frank's writing is a central voice to the exhibit narrative. The exhibit is open seven (7) days a week starting on Monday, February 11 and ending on Friday, February 22, 2019. The exhibit is in Stockton University's C/D Wing Atrium (101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway, NJ 08205). FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO INQUIRE ABOUT FREE TOUR RESERVATIONS FOR GROUPS AND SCHOOLS: 609-652-4699.

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Excursion to the Annual United Nations Holocaust Memorial Ceremony - January 28, 2019

Excursion to the Annual United Nations Holocaust Memorial Ceremony - January 28, 2019

You are invited to join us for an excursion to the United Nations (UN) in New York City for the Annual United Nations Holocaust Memorial Ceremony. Two Holocaust survivors will share their testimonies at the ceremony: Mr. Marian Turski, recipient of the French National Order of the Legion of Honour, and Ms. Inge Auerbacher, a child survivor of Terezín. Spaces will be reserved once the cash, check, or money order is received. Please make checks or money orders payable to Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center. For questions or reservations contact Irvin Moreno - 609-652-4699 or at Irvin.Moreno-Rodriguez@stockton.edu. Sponsored by The Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage of Stockton University and The Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program (MAHG) and The Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center

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"Propaganda and the Criminalization of Truth in Guatemala" lecture by Dr. Victoria Sanford, February 28, 2019

"Propaganda and the Criminalization of Truth in Guatemala" lecture by Dr. Victoria Sanford, February 28, 2019

The Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program (MAHG) and the Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center present a lecture by Dr. Victoria Sanford, "Propaganda and the Criminalization of Truth in Guatemala, Discussant: Dr. Lauren Balasco, Political Science, Stockton University" on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 4:30 PM in room L-115. Please join us.

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"Remembering Willy Zimmerer, Victim of the Nazis: Placing the 70,000th Stolperstein (stumbling block) on October 23, 2018"

"Remembering Willy Zimmerer, Victim of the Nazis: Placing the 70,000th Stolperstein (stumbling block) on October 23, 2018"

Dr. Michael Hayse, Wally and Lutz Hammerschlag Associate Professor of Holocaust Studies at Stockton University, and his sister, Patricia Haller, have been exploring their family roots. Over the summer they uncovered a forgotten relative in their family tree, Willy Zimmerer. Zimmerer was a cousin of Dr. Hayse's maternal grandmother. His mother remembered visiting him with her mother when she was a little girl, and described Zimmerer as quiet but intelligent. Zimmerer was eventually lost to history until this year when Dr. Hayse began his research into Zimmerer's life and death. Willy Zimmerer was found to be a victim of the Nazi "Euthanasia" Program.

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"Teaching the Military to Prevent Atrocity" presented by Dr. David Frey - Wednesday, November, 7, 2018

"Teaching the Military to Prevent Atrocity" presented by Dr. David Frey - Wednesday, November, 7, 2018

Please join us in welcoming Dr. David Frey from the United States Military Academy at West Point on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at 4:30 pm in the Holocaust Resource Center classroom (second floor of the Stockton University Library). Dr. Frey is an Associate Professor of History and the Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

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The Annual Ida E King Memorial Lecture 2018 - Thursday, November 1, 2018

The Annual Ida E King Memorial Lecture 2018 - Thursday, November 1, 2018

The Annual Ida E King Memorial Lecture will be on Thursday, November 1st at 7:00 pm. The lecture is titled "WHEN OUR DICTATOR TURNS UP": GERMAN AND AMERICAN JOURNALISTS RESPOND TO THE NAZI THREAT, and will be presented by Dr. Ann Millin, Ida E King Distinguished Visiting Professor of Holocaust Studies 2018 - 2019. The lecture will be held at the Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center (501 North Jerome Avenue, Margate, NJ 08402). The lecture is free and open to the public - seating is on a first come, first served basis. Questions: 609-652-4699

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EXHIBIT (FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC) AT THE JCC: "Final Sale: The End of Jewish-Owned Businesses in Nazi Berlin" - Monday, October 29 until Monday, November 19, 2018

EXHIBIT (FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC) AT THE JCC: "Final Sale: The End of Jewish-Owned Businesses in Nazi Berlin" - Monday, October 29 until Monday, November 19, 2018

"Final Sale: The End of Jewish-Owned Businesses in Nazi Berlin" offers a detailed portrait of many of the thousands of Jewish-owned businesses that were closed or taken over by non-Jewish Germans after the Nazis took power in Germany in 1933. By viewing this history of discrimination and state-sanctioned theft of private property, visitors will gain a better understanding of the ways that civil society and human decency could be subverted in a short period of time. The exhibit is open daily, seven (7) days a week, at the Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center (501 North Jerome Avenue, Margate, NJ 08402). FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO INQUIRE ABOUT FREE TOUR RESERVATIONS FOR GROUPS AND SCHOOLS: 609-652-4699

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Free Public Movie Screening: Big Sonia - Friday, October 26, 2018

Free Public Movie Screening: Big Sonia - Friday, October 26, 2018

Standing tall at 4'8", Sonia is one of the last remaining Holocaust survivors in Kansas City and one of the only survivors there who speaks publicly about her wartime experience. The film will be screened at the Milton & Betty Katz JCC (501 North Jerome Avenue, Margate, NJ 08402). Free and open to the public - seating is on a first come, first served basis. Questions: 609-652-4699

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"A Celebration of Vilna: Honoring the History of the Great City of Vilna" - Thursday, October 18, 2018

"A Celebration of Vilna: Honoring the History of the Great City of Vilna" - Thursday, October 18, 2018

Please join us for a program featuring Dr. Ann Millin, Stockton University's Ida E. King Distinguished Visiting Professor of Holocaust Studies 2018 - 2019. Admission is FREE including a Kosher sit-down dinner - in the tradition of Eastern European cuisine. Reservations are needed by Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Reservations: 609-823-2725

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Starr Foster Dance: Free Lecture/Demonstration - Thursday, October 11, 2018

Starr Foster Dance: Free Lecture/Demonstration - Thursday, October 11, 2018

Starr Foster (Starr Foster Dance) is offering a free lecture and demonstration on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm in the Campus Center Theater. Starr will be talking about the process of hearing her grandmother's stories of surviving the Holocaust and creating dances based upon this narrative experience.

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Humanitarian Fair - Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Humanitarian Fair - Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The "Humanitarian Fair" is a one-day event that will provide students with volunteer, internship, or employment opportunities with organizations that deal with local and global humanitarian issues. Students will be able to network with representatives of various organizations and create contacts for future volunteer work, involvement, and career opportunities.

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Information Session: Stockton Faculty-Led Program (Study Tour): Slavery and Civil Rights, Spring Semester 2020 - Thursday, October 4, 2018

Information Session: Stockton Faculty-Led Program (Study Tour): Slavery and Civil Rights, Spring Semester 2020 - Thursday, October 4, 2018

At this information session we will discuss itinerary and funding opportunities for the Stockton Faculty-Led Program (Study Tour): Slavery and Civil Rights. Scholarships, grants, and financial aid are available for qualified students. This study tour is a 4-credit spring 2020 semester course for undergraduate students or a 3-credit spring 2020 semester course for graduate students. The information session will take place in the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center (second floor of the Stockton University Library) from 4:30 - 5:30 pm. Study tour spring break 2020 travel dates: Wednesday, March 4 - Friday, March 15, 2020

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Mitzvah Zecher Avot (The Good Deed of Remembering Family) Service - September 16, 2018

The Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University announces the MITZVAH ZECHER AVOT (THE GOOD DEED OF REMEMBERING FAMILY) service for Holocaust survivors and their families on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 11:00 am. The service will be at the Holocaust Memorial Cemetery - Rodef Shalom Gate. For more information please contact Gail Rosenthal at 609-652-4699.

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Summer Consortium Meeting - August 15, 2018

Summer Consortium Meeting - August 15, 2018

This Summer Consortium Meeting will encompass both the newer members of the consortium and the veteran teachers. Mary Johnson (Facing History) and Steve Marcus (Dual Credit Coordinator) will be presenting, as will others associated with our partnership program. This meeting is by invitation only and only for those educators who are designated dual high school credit teachers in Holocaust and genocide studies.

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An Evening Honoring the Memory of James L. Cooper - August 6, 2018

An Evening Honoring the Memory of James L. Cooper - August 6, 2018

In 1966, James Cooper volunteered to leave Margate, New Jersey, to go to Jackson, Mississippi to represent African Americans who were on trial and needed an attorney. The materials associated with this trip, which Jim kept in an attaché case, highlight his commitment to civil rights and provide insight into the work of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. It is a great honor to have been given this attaché case by Jim’s daughter, Cynthia Cooper, and we look forward to developing some significant programming relating to the events that he describes. Please join us on August 6th for this important event.

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Bus Trip: Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City to see The National Yiddish Theater

Bus Trip: Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City to see The National Yiddish Theater's Folksbiene adaptation of "Fiddler on the Roof"

You're invited to join The Yiddish Club and The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center for a bus trip to the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City to see The National Yiddish Theater's Folksbiene adaptation of Fiddler on the Roof. The show is in Yiddish and there is a jumbotron with the show's words and lyrics in English (for those who are still practicing their Yiddish). Mezzanine center tickets to Fiddler on the Roof (Yiddish adaptation) with roundtrip bus transportation are limited and are offered on a first come, first served basis. Spaces will be reserved once a check or money order is received.

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Remembering Anne Frank with Maud Dahme - June 12, 2018

The Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center sponsored a program in remembrance of Anne Frank at Northfield Community School. June 12th marked the 89th birthday of Anne Frank. At the remembrance program, the students had the opportunity to meet and hear the life story of Holocaust survivor, Maud Dahme. Maud shared her story of survival, hope, and accomplishments with the eighth grade students of Northfield Community School.

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Teach Workshop (grades 5 - 12): "The Fundamentals of Genocide and the Armenian Case"

Teach Workshop (grades 5 - 12): "The Fundamentals of Genocide and the Armenian Case"

TEACHER WORKSHOP (grades 5 - 12): Please join us to learn about the legacy of the Armenian Genocide. This workshop will introduce print, video, and web-based approaches to teaching about the victimization of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire during WWI and how it became the archetype for other incidents of genocide in the 20th century.

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35th Annual Holocaust Awareness Program Presents: Alexandra Zapruder, author of "Salvaged Pages"

35th Annual Holocaust Awareness Program Presents: Alexandra Zapruder, author of "Salvaged Pages"

Sponsored by Atlantic Cape Community College and The Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University 35th Annual Holocaust Awareness Program Presents: Alexandra Zapruder author of Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust "Sharing diary entries of fear, courage, and hope from Jewish children and teenagers during the Holocaust"

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Free Public Screening: Big Sonia

Free Public Screening: Big Sonia

Standing tall at 4'8", Sonia is one of the last remaining Holocaust survivors in Kansas City and one of the only survivors there who speaks publicly about her wartime experience. The film, Big Sonia, interweaves Sonia's past and present using first-person narrative with stories from family and friends. Along the way, viewers will hear "Soniaisms," life lessons taken from a woman who can barely see over the steering wheel, yet insists on driving herself to work every day to run her late husband's tailor shop. Free & Open to the Public Seating is on a first-come, first serve basis. NJ Educators: 2.0 PDH available QUESTIONS: 609-652-4699

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Yom HaShoah 2018

Yom HaShoah 2018

Yom HaShoah Commemoration 2018: Remembering the 6 million Jewish victims of the Shoah

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"Dine and Learn" with Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Anthony

"Dine and Learn" with Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Anthony

Announcement from the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage of Stockton University and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center, Invites You to join us for "Dine and Learn" with Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Anthony. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Betsy Anthony, International Tracing Service and Partnerships Program Manager at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies. Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Free full-course dinner followed by a lecture Place: Beth El Synagogue, 500 North Jerome Ave., Margate Cost: Free including dinner RSVP: Gail.Rosenthal@stockton.edu or 609-652-4699 (by Tuesday, February 27th) You are welcome to bring a guest. Please join us as we welcome Dr. Betsy Anthony from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. She will be discussing: • US Holocaust Memorial Museum's work with the International Tracing Service Digital Archive and the benefits offered to Holocaust survivors, their families, and researchers. • Research by Dr. Betsy Anthony related to Jewish Holocaust survivors' return to postwar Vienna, Austria. This program is made possible by the Campus Lecture Program of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, supported by Alan Solomon, MD.

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Annual Ida E King Memorial Lecture

The Annual Ida E King Memorial Lecture will be on Tuesday, November 28th at 7:00 pm - "Unstable Ground: Climate Change, Borders, and Genocide" presented by Dr. Alex Alvarez, Ida E King Distinguished Visiting Professor of Holocaust Studies.

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Drawing against Oblivion Art Exhibit

Drawing against Oblivion Art Exhibit

The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University and the Milton and Betty Katz JCC located in Margate, NJ, announce the free open to the public exhibit, Drawing against Oblivion on October 19 - November 6, 2017 at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Margate, NJ, located at 501 North Jerome Avenue. On Thursday, October 26 , 7:00 pm, at the JCC, the award winning documentary film, Drawing against Oblivion will be shown.

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"Remembering the Holocaust and Emigration: The Moritz and Hammerschlag Families" Exhibit

"Remembering the Holocaust and Emigration: The Moritz and Hammerschlag Families" Exhibit

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2017 Mitzvah Zecher Avot

The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University announces the Mitzvah Zecher Avot Cemetery Service for Holocaust survivors and their families on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 11:00 am. This service, Mitzvah Zecher Avot - the good deed of remembering family, will be at the Rodef Shalom Cemetery, Holocaust Survivor Section. The cemetery is located on the Black Horse Pike in Egg Harbor Township. For further information, contact The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University, 609-652-4699.

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First Bi-Annual Wally and Lutz Hammerschlag Summer Educator Seminar

First Bi-Annual Wally and Lutz Hammerschlag Summer Educator Seminar

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"Memories Left in Our Hands" Photography Exhibition

NOYES ART GARAGE CURRENT EXHIBITION: Photography by Casey Cuff

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The Moritz and Hammerschlag Families Exhibition Opening

Remembering the Holocaust and Emigration: The Moritz and Hammerschlag Families

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The Girl in a Haystack Play Production at ACCC

34th ANNUAL HOLOCAUST AWARENESS PROGRAM Play Production of "The Girl in a Haystack" THE PREMIERE OF A PLAY BY LANE MCLEOD JACKSON Based on the Holocaust memoir of Laura Oberlender with Bryon MacWilliams Free and open to the public DATE: April 26, 2017 TIME: 12:30pm LOCATION: Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing - Cafeteria 3, Building C Funding provided by The Hirsch Family Foundation Co-sponsored by Atlantic Cape Community College and Stockton University Questions: Gail Rosenthal 609-652-4699 or gail.rosenthal@stockton.edu

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Yom HaShoah 2017

Remembering the 6 Million Jewish Victims of the Shoah

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The Girl in a Haystack Play Production at Stockton University

34th ANNUAL HOLOCAUST AWARENESS PROGRAM Play Production of "The Girl in a Haystack" THE PREMIERE OF A PLAY BY LANE MCLEOD JACKSON

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"Come From Away" Bus Trip to Broadway, NYC

You're invited to join the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center for a bus trip to Broadway to see "Come From Away." We have chosen this uplifting musical because the play's message is of hope, resilience, and one person can make a difference. Orchestra tickets with roundtrip bus transportation are limited and are offered on a first come, first served basis. Spaces will be reserved once a check or money order is received.

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Study Tour to Netherlands and France Spring Break 2017

Faculty Led Program Study Tour to the Netherlands and France March 8-19, 2017

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2017 Study Tour

2017 Study Tour - Faculty-Led Program to Netherlands & France

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"Commemorating Controversy" Exhbition

"Commemorating Controversy: The Dakota - U.S. War of 1862" March 1 - May 15, 2017 Exhibition on display as part of Genocide Awareness Month

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A Discussion of "Bela's Letters" with Author Jeff Ingber

A discussion of the historical fiction novel, "Bela's Letters," with the author, Jeff Ingber. Jeff Ingber is Second Generation after the Holocaust. His novel is based on the life of his father, Bela Ingber.

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Rachel Calof: A Memoir with Music on January 29, 2017

Rachel Calof: A Memoir with Music A Jewish picture bride emigrates from Russia to Devil's Lake, North Dakota in 1894 to marry a man she has never met. Starring Kate Fuglei January 29, 2017 at 2pm Campus Center Theatre $32 General Admission I $8 Students and Seniors Box Office: 609-652-9000 I stocktonpac.org Sponsored by Stockton University, The School of Arts and Humanities, The School of General Studies, and The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center

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May 2014 Study Tour to Poland, Lithuania, and Germany Reunion

Participants of the May 2014 Faculty Led Program Study Tour to Poland, Lithuania, and Germany gathered at the home of Holocaust survivor Donald Berkman and his wife Nan on December 17, 2016. The students reconnected with Don and Nan and their former classmates, sharing news about their lives and academic accomplishments since the Study Tour in 2014.

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Spring 2017 Schedule of Courses

The Spring '17 semester's Holocaust & Genocide Studies courses and Jewish Studies courses have been posted. View here for schedules and details.

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2016 Ida E King Lecture

2016 Ida E King Lecture

The 2016 Annual Ida E King Memorial Lecture, titled "The Origins of the Holocaust in Africa? The German Genocide of 1904 - 1907," will be presented by Dr. Elizabeth Baer.

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Artist Manfred Bockelmann Donates Portraits of Area Holocaust Survivors' Siblings to Stockton

In an act of generosity with impact for generations to come, internationally known artist Manfred Bockelmann today donated seven portraits of the murdered brothers and sisters of area Holocaust survivors to Stockton University

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Drawing Against Oblivion - Portraits of Children of the Holocaust

Portraits of Children of the Holocaust Exhibit at the Stockton University Art Gallery.

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Study tour to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Study tour to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.

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Remembering Elie Wiesel

Remembering Elie Wiesel

Remembering Elie Wiesel, (September 9, 1928 -July 2, 2016) He was a witness and survivor of the horrors of the Holocaust and best known for his memoir, Night. Elie Wiesel became an internationally renowned author, professor, Nobel Laureate, and a leader and activist for human rights throughout the world.

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Echoes and Reflections 2016

Echoes and Reflections is a multi-media curriculum, connecting lessons focusing on prejudice reduction, cultural diversity, character education, genocide, and discrimination. This curriculum encourages classroom discussions and knowledge relevant to contemporary issues of prejudice. The workshop, curriculum, and DVD testimonies are free.

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MAHG Capstones 2016

Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies Capstone Presentations

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Yom HaShoah 2016

The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University is pleased to announce the Yom HaShoah Service for 2016: "Unto Every Person There Is A Name - Remembering the 6 million Jewish Victims of the Holocaust."

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2016 Spring Break Community Study Tour

This program is designed for community members. The flier is attached. The cost of $3950 per person (single supplement $559) includes roundtrip airfare with fuel surcharges and taxes included, 10 nights at deluxe hotels, touring with guides., 7 lunches, and 7 dinners. Here are some itinerary highlights.

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The Act of Killing

Free Film Screening. Introduction by Drs. Robert Nichols and Elisa von Joeden-Forgey, Stockton University. Concluding Q&A with the Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Teaching Circle.

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Holocaust in the Courtroom

Year of Remembrance lecture series "The Holocaust in the Courtroom: Famous, Infamous, and Unknown Trials" Mary Maudsley

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Yad Vashem 2016

This seminar will provide new resource materials and methodologies, designed by Yad Vashem for Holocaust and Genocide education to assist in the implementation of the NJ Holocaust and Genocide Mandate. The workshop will have multi-media curriculum, connecting lessons focusing on prejudice reduction, cultural diversity, character education, genocide, and discrimination. This curriculum encourages classroom discussions and knowledge relevant to contemporary issues of prejudice. Some areas of discussion will include: Teaching about the Holocaust in Today's Classrooms, Daily Life in the Warsaw Ghetto, and The Fate of Families as Told by Objects.

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Yad Vashem Dine and Learn

Please join us as we welcome Shani Lourie and Sheryl Ochayon from Yad Vashem.

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Final Sale for Educators

"Final Sale: the End of Jewish-Owned Businesses in Nazi Berlin" offers a detailed portrait of many of the thousands of Jewish-owned businesses that were closed or taken over by non-Jewish Germans after the Nazis took power in Germany in 1933. By viewing this history of discrimination and state-sanctioned theft of private property, students will gain a better understanding of the ways that civil society and human decency could be subverted in a short period of time. This exhibit is appropriate for grades 4 through 12 and supplements the New Jersey Holocaust and Genocide Mandate.

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Echoes and Reflections 2015

ECHOES & REFLECTIONS, a multi-media curriculum, connects lessons focusing on prejudice reduction, cultural diversity, character education, genocide, and discrimination. This curriculum encourages classroom discussions and knowledge relevant to contemporary issues of prejudice. The workshop, curriculum, and DVD testimonies are free.

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Final Sale

In the Third Reich, Jewish business owners were forced to close their businesses or turn them over to non-Jews. This exhibit explored how the process, which the Nazis called "Aryanization," affected individual family-owned businesses and their owners in Berlin, Germany.

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2015 Ida E. King Lecture

Presented by Dr. Lawrence Baron, Ida E. King Distinguished Visiting Professor of Holocaust Studies - Fall 2015. This lecture traced how Hollywood depicted the Shoah in films produced between 1945 and 1959

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2015 Mitzvah Zecher Avot

The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University announces the Mitzvah Zecher Avot Cemetery Service for Holocaust survivors and their families on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 11:00 am.

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Stockton in the Press of Atlantic City

The following is quoted from The Press of Atlantic City, 9/21, Vol. MMXV, No. 264, pages A3 and A8. Written by Martin Deangelis.

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Plaque-Dedication

On August 19, 2015, Dr. Harvey Kesselman, Acting President of Stockton University, dedicated a plaque in honor of the Stockton University's Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center Leadership.

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Facing History 2015

Stockton University, Facing History and Ourselves, and the Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center hosted a free two-day educator seminar.

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Nili Keren Event

"The Contributions of Holocaust Survivors to the State of Israel and the United States of America" Presented by Professor Nili Keren, Stockton's Ida E. King Visiting Scholar in Holocaust Studies

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Garden State Film Festival

The Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center was honored by The Garden State Film Festival at the GSFF Awards Dinner on March 22. The center received the 2015 Broader Vision Award for Filmmaking Dedicated to the Greater Good for its work in preserving history and promoting tolerance through filmmaking.

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Deportation of the Hungarian Jews

Dr. Carol Rittner, RSM, Distinguished Professor of Holocaust & Genocide Studies introduced the topic of Hungarian Jewry. Dr. Keren was the 2012-2013 Ida E. King Distinguished Visiting Professor of Holocaust Studies.

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International Education Conference

Participants were in the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center for the one hour program that included a pizza lunch. Many of the students had been on the May 2014 Study Tour to Poland, Lithuania, and Germany. They shared their study tour experiences with the other Stockton students.

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Scholarship Recognition Dinner

On November 18, 2014, Stockton College held The Annual Scholarship Recognition Dinner. Many undergraduate and graduate students with a proven interest in Holocaust and Genocide studies who received scholarships met scholarship donors and attended the dinner.

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Stockton on JLTV

Jewish Life Television (JLTV) visited the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton College on Tuesday, November 18th to record a documentary about the Center. JLTV host Brad Pomerance interviewed two local Holocaust survivors, Stockton College faculty and committee members, and Stockton students with a proven interest in Holocaust and Genocide studies. The documentary has aired on JLTV (Comcast Cable ch. 228 & DirectTV ch. 366).

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Study Tour to New York City

Stockton's STAND (Stockton's anti-genocide organization) sponsored a study tour with the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center to New York City on Sunday, November 16, 2014.

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Kristallnacht and Genocide

The Annual Kristallnacht Lecture, "Seeing the Future in the Past: Kristallnacht and Genocide," was presented by Dr. Robert Skloot on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 7:00 pm in Stockton Campus Center Event Room. Dr. Robert Skloot is the Fall 2014 Ida E. King Distinguished Visiting Professor of H0locaust Studies at Stockton College. This free and open to the public lecture was well-attended by students, faculty, and community members.

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Echoes & Reflections 2014

On Monday, October 27th, the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center hosted a free Echoes and Reflections workshop for middle and high school teachers. Shani Lourie, visiting Yad Vashem educator, presented updated and effective approaches to Holocaust education, along with educators Gail Rosenthal and Mary Johnson.

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2014 Study Tour Reunion

Participants of the May 2014 Study Tour to Poland, Lithuania, and Germany gathered at the home of Nan and Don Berkman on October 26th. The students celebrated the birthday of one of the Study Tour participants and shared their plans for upcoming semesters. As a result of the Study Tour, many of the students plan to study abroad and to start the Master's in Holocaust and Genocide Studies program at Stockton College.

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Jewish War Veterans Scholarships

New Jersey Assemblyman Chris Brown and Commander Paul Stern of the Jewish War Veterans congratulated the Stockton undergraduate students with a proven interest in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, who received the Bernard I Friedenberg Award Jewish Veterans Post 39.

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Museum of Jewish Heritage

On October 23rd, there was a study tour to the Museum of Jewish Heritage (NYC) with Stockton students, Holocaust survivors, and second generation members. The study tour was co-sponsored by the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage, Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties, and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton College.

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Exit Berlin

On Monday, October 20th, author Charlotte Bonelli spoke about her new book, Exit Berlin: How One Woman Saved Her Family from Nazi Germany, to community members at the Milton and Betty Katz JCC in Margate. The presentation was sponsored by the American Jewish Committee, the Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May Counties, the Katz JCC of Margate, and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton.

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Holocaust Survivor Luncheon

On October 8th, the "Meet a Holocaust Survivor Program" was funded by the NJ Commission on Holocaust Education and the Marvin and Marcia Raab Foundation. A luncheon was served to Holocaust survivors and students from Egg Harbor Township High School at Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties. The program was coordinated by the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton and Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties.

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2014 Mitzvah Zecher Avot

The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University announces the Mitzvah Zecher Avot Cemetery Service for Holocaust survivors and their families on Sunday, September20, 2015 at 11:00 am.

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Jack Gorny Recognized

The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center Executive Committee met on September 11, 2014. At the meeting, Dr. Robert Gregg, Dean of Stockton's School of General Studies, recognized Jack Gorny, Esquire, for his dedicated service as Chair of the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center from January 2002 to June 2014.

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Holocaust Education Conference

Representatives From the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Attended the International School for Holocaust Studies of Yad Vashem 9th International Conference on Holocaust Education

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31st Annual Holocaust Awareness Program

The workshop "Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Kindertransport" focused on the rescue of 10,000 children from Germany, Austria, and Czechoslovakia to Great Britain, 1938 - 1940. Resource materials were distributed that can be used to supplement Holocaust and Genocide Education for grades 5-12. Ruth Kessler's memoir, The Blue Vase: A Memoir of a Vienna Kindertransport Child, was also provided. Ruth Kessler shared her life story with the workshop participants and she signed her memoir for each educator.

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MAHG Capstone Presentations

Master of Arts in Holocaust & Genocide Graduate Capstone Presentations

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Yom HaShoah 2014

Yom HaShoah: Unto Every Person There Is A Name, Remembering the 6 million Jewish victims of the Shoah.

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Not on Bread Alone

The program was presented by Dr. Patrick Henry, Ida E. King Visiting Professor of Holocaust Studies, Richard Stockton College; Cushing Eells Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Literature and Forgeign Languages, Whitman College.

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Holocaust and the Churches

A group of delegrates represented Stockton College at the Annual Scholars' Conference in Los Angeles, California. Presenters included: Gail Rosenthal, Director of the Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center, Diane Bannon (alum), Lillian Hussong, Ida Malloy (alum), Kathy Tabasso, and Chris Weisbecker. Dr. Patrick Henry, the Ida E. King Visiting Professor who teaches at Whitman College, also presented.

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The Children of Chabannes

This documentary film won an Emmy Award and ten film festival awards, among other honors. It presents the story of a small village in unoccupied France that saved the lives of 400 Jewish children (among them Lisa Gossel's father and uncle).

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Rosalie and Sidney Simon Meet Students

Students in Professor Rosenthal's Holocaust & Genocide Education class met Holocaust survivors Rosalie and Sidney Simon. Rosalie survived Auschwitz-Birkenau and Sidney was a partisan.

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February 2014 Holocaust Survivor Luncheon

February 2014 Holocaust Survivor Luncheon

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Students See Monuments Men

Dr. Michael Hayse introduced the movie Monuments Men at the Towne 16 Movie Theatre. The students learned the historical context for the film prior to viewing.

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Muhamed Sacirbey

Muhamed "Mo" Sacirbey was the first Bosnian ambassador appointed to the United Nations. Ambassador Sacirbey and his wife Susan came to Dr. Rittner's graduate class "The UN, Human Rights, & Genocide" to talk about his experiences during the Bosnian war as well as the legacy of the United Nations and the Srebenica genocide.

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Carl Wilkens

Carl Wilkens, the former head of the Adventist Development and Rwandan Relief Agency International, was the only American who chose to remain in Rwanda after the genocide began in 1994. He showed his new documentary at the Stockton College Campus Center. Called "I'm not Leaving," (based on his book by the same title), the film includes original footage and radio calls from Carl Wilkens and his wife Teresa during the genocide in 1994.

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Carol Rittner at the UN

On January 23, 2014, Dr. Carol Rittner RSM, Distinguished Professor of Holocaust & Genocide Studies, spoke at the United Nations program "The 70th Anniversary of the Deportation of the Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust."

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ITS Scholar at Stockton

Betsy Anthony, ITS Scholar at Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, came to visit The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

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Racing Against Time

The Racing Against Time project reflects L'Dor V'Dor, from generation to generation, remembering and preserving artifacts from the past. Let's begin Racing Against Time so that these artifacts can be viewed by educators, students, and the community.

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