Holocaust Resource Center Past Commemorations
Murray Pantirer Memorial Scholar Lecture and 40th Anniversary Commemoration
Tuesday, November 29 at 7:00 PM
Join us in commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Holocaust Resource Foundation and the Holocaust Resource Center!
Saints and Liars: American Relief and Rescue Workers during the Nazi Era
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Presented by: Dr. Debórah Dwork -- Director of the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity, CUNY
Yom Hashoah Commemoration-- via Kean University
Monday, April 17, 2023
Join us either in-person or on YouTube for this meaningful and inspiring program with special guest speaker Eva (Safier) Wiener, Holocaust survivor and one of the youngest passengers on the infamous St. Louis, the ship full of escapees from Germany which was denied entry at multiple ports. She and her family were allowed to disembark in England where they survived the war.
Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ and the Holocaust Resource Center at Kean University are commemorating all those in our local community who survived, served, rescued, and continue to teach the lessons of the Holocaust today.
The program will also include a candle-lighting ceremony, recitation of the Kaddish, and hymns.
Yom HaShoah Commemoration
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ and the Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University is offering two unique programs to commemorate all those in our local community who survived, served, rescued, and continue to teach the lessons of the Holocaust today.
The Secret Annex: A Virtual Tour of the Anne Frank House
Led by an educator from the Anne Frank House, this virtual tour of The Secret Annex in Amsterdam will examine the extraordinary life of Anne Frank and how her legacy continues to inspire young people today.
Keeping the Stories Alive: A Conversation Between a Survivor and her Saviors' Daughter
Holocaust survivor Maud Dahme and Ingrid Steppic, the daughter of the couple who saved her more than 75 years ago, will share their stories of survival and heroism. Moderated by Ilyse Shainbrown, Director of Holocaust Education.
Yom HaShoah Commemoration — Third Voices of the Holocaust
Tuesday, April 26th, 2022
In honor of Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Month, join Michelle Edgar and Jessica Wang, grandchildren of survivors, to hear their family member's stories of wartime survival and rebuilding after the Holocaust.
Presented by the Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University, Hillel of Greater MetroWest NJ, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 3GNJ, ZBT Crest and Greek Senate
Footsteps of My Father: A story of Courage, Resilience and Honor in Commemoration of Kristallnacht and Veterans Day
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Stanlee Stahl, Executive Vice President of The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, will introduce a special screening of the award-winning film about Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds who risked his life by not turning over hundreds of Jewish soldiers in the POW camp where they were being held prisoner by the Germans in the aftermath of the Battle of the Bulge. The documentary film will be followed with remarks and Q&A by Roddie Edmonds son, Pastor Chris Edmonds.
Co-sponsored by the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous.
Kristallnacht/The November Pogrom
November 9, 2021
The HRC holds annual Kristallnacht/The November Pogrom programs at Kean Union and Kean Ocean with Ocean County College and collaborates on various initiatives with Kean University’s General Education department, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, and Jewish Studies programs, Hillel student group, and partner organizations.
Through the Eyes of a Friend
January 28, 2022
What does it mean to survive?
Sarah is a historically accurate composite character, based on the testimonies of those who knew Anne Frank, as well as other victims, resisters, and survivors of the Holocaust and World War II.
Through the Eyes of a Friend will come to you as a professionally recorded live performance, with a live post-show discussion and Q&A session with a teaching artist.