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New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education

9/11 Activities

The Holocaust Commission is continually working on projects to support the education of students about 9/11.

  • As part of a 4 Action collaboration consisting of Liberty Science Center, Families of September 11, and the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education and working with teachers who have volunteered their services have completed a K-12 curriculum that deals with more than the day of 9/11, but with the causes, the day, and the aftermath. NJ Standards that meet 9/11 activities
  • Cooperating with Voices of 9/11 we are developing some training programs regarding their collected histories and a project being Holocaust and 9/11 survivors together.
  • Volunteer teachers working with the National 9/11 Museum in New York are developing lessons for the many artifacts that will be on display.  Samples will be ready during the 2011/12 school year and finalized in conjunction with the opening of the Museum.

The core mission of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education is to promote Holocaust education in the State of New Jersey. On a continual basis, the Commission shall survey the status of Holocaust/Genocide Education; design, encourage and promote the implementation of Holocaust and genocide education and awareness; provide programs in New Jersey; and coordinate designated events that will provide appropriate memorialization of the Holocaust on a regular basis throughout the state. The Commission will provide assistance and advice to the public and private schools and will meet with county and local school officials, and other interested public and private organizations, to assist with the study of the Holocaust and genocide.

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Phil Kirschner, Esq.

Lawrence M. Glaser
Executive Director
(609) 376-3968 phone

State of New Jersey
Commission on Holocaust Education
P.O. Box 500
Trenton, NJ 08625
(609) 633-8599 fax

The New Jersey Holocaust Commission is an autonomous body operating under its own policies and positions. It acts as a resource to the Department of Education to assist schools with various aspects of meeting the requirements of the mandate to provide Holocaust and genocide education. The commission provides curriculum outlines and suggested activities; identifies and publicizes demonstration sites for other districts to contact; and recommends informational resources and materials for teachers and students to use in the state.

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