Mission Statement

The Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center’s mission is as follows:

  • To commemorate the Holocaust and develop sensitivity and understanding by combating antisemitism, racism, hatred and oppression.
  • To memorialize the victims of the Holocaust and pay tribute to the survivors, liberators, and eyewitnesses.
  • To focus on the study of the Holocaust by fostering academic research and by serving as a repository for Holocaust materials including oral histories.
  • To participate in educating future generations by sponsoring awareness programs and exhibits, by providing workshops and seminars to train those teaching the Holocaust, and by making available printed and audio-visual material to students, educators, and scholars.
  • To promote greater awareness of the Holocaust through special activities such as symposia and lectures.