About the Esther Raab Holocaust Museum & Goodwin Education Center

 

Our mission is to teach people about the past and to educate them for the future through the painful lessons of the Holocaust. Our objective is to reduce prejudice and lessen hatred, bigotry, bullying, and violence against all groups.

We achieve our goals through activities such as:

 

• Survivor and Concentration Camp Liberator Visits

 

•Professional Theatrical Performances

 

•Video Conference Programs with Schools

 

•Goodwin Holocaust Museum Tours with Trained Docents

 

•Student-Only Screenings of Recent Holocaust Movies

 

•In-Service Training Programs for Educators

 

•Tolerance Guest Reader Program for Elementary Schools

 

•Josiah Dubois Scholarship for Recognition of Students Working for Tolerance

 

•Community Commemorations for Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass) and Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Memorial Day)

 

•Traveling Exhibit: The Holocaust and Genocide- The Betrayal of Humanity

For more information please contact Helen Kirschbaum, Esther Raab Holocaust Museum & Goodwin Education Center Director

(856)-751-9500 ext 1249 or hkirschbaum@jfedsnj.org

Fast Facts

 

•Touches the herats and minds of over 20,000 people per year

 

•Works with over 250 schools, the juvenile justice system, and community organizations throughout the region

 

•Arranges for Holocaust survivors to share their personal testimonies with students and community members

 

•Enables World War II veterans to share their eye witness accounts of the liberation of concentration camps

 

•Maintains archival testimonies of over 65 local survivors and liberators

 

•Offers teaching training programs to help educators enrich their existing curriculums

 

•Focuses all of its programs to help students understand the need to stand up against the bullying and bigotry that they witness and experience in their daily lives