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The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center is a Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR) Holocaust Center of Excellence. The JFR Holocaust Centers of Excellence Program was established to honor centers who have made an extraordinary commitment to teach the Holocaust in their communities. The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center faculty, staff, and supporters were honored to be chosen as a JFR Holocaust Center of Excellence. For more information about the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, please visit: www.jfr.org
The Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University,
is currently open and located on the second floor of the Stockton University Library. The center is open from Monday through Thursday, 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM and Fridays from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
Did you know?
Stockton University offers a Master of Arts in Holocaust & Genocide Studies (MAHG) as well as a minor in Holocaust and Genocide Studies for undergraduate students. Stockton University also offers a Graduate Certificate in Genocide Prevention (GPC).
Holocaust Resource Center Upcoming Events
Thursdays: July 7th, July 14th, & July 28th
7:00 pm (EDT)
Stockton's Scarpa Academic Center (Atlantic City, NJ)
The Manya Project: One-woman Holocaust survivor plays
The Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center is sponsoring with the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage 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 6:30 pm.
For NJ Educators: Free resource materials and 2 PDH
- The play, Rella, Rose, and I: Elizabeth Roth’s Story of Survival will be performed on Thursday, July 7th at 7:00 pm.
- The play, Try to Survive: Rose Ickowicz Rechnic's Memory of the Holocaust will be performed on Thursday, July 14th at 7:00 pm.
- The play, Girl in a Striped Dress: The Holocaust Story of Rosalie Lebovic Simon will be performed on Thursday, July 28th at 7:00 pm.
See attached flyer for details and more information.
Tuesday, July 26th- Thursday, July 28, 2022
9:00 am – 12:00 noon – There are no afternoon sessions.
The cost is free and open to all educators.
5th 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 5th Annual Wally and Lutz Hammerschlag Summer Educator Seminar, "THE HUMAN SPIRIT: Learning about Rescue, Resistance, and Faith during WWII and the Holocaust." This seminar will teach about the history of the Holocaust by using the theme of the human spirit to learn from the past to make a better future for all.
Sunday, September 18, 2022
Stockton's Campus Center (Galloway, NJ)
Launch of Holocaust Survivors of South Jersey Digital Archive & Website
The project documents the life stories of Jewish Holocaust survivors who lived in Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland counties. More information is available from the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University at 609-652-4699.