Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center


Stockton University of New Jersey
101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway
New Jersey
NJ 08205
United States


+(609) 652-4699
+(609) 652-4532


+(609) 626-3649

Geographical and Cultural Context

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:

Mandates/Sources of Authority

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.

Records Management and Collecting Policies

The South Jersey Holocaust Survivors Project (SJHSP) is an initiative of the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center. The project aims to document the lives of Holocaust Survivors who settled in Atlantic, Cape May, and Cumberland Counties.

Archival and Other Holdings

Library: 4,000 volumes catalogued, 15 periodicals, 400 videotapes, 150 posters, archival material, interactive CD-ROMs

Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication

Dr. Maryann McLoughlin, Assistant Director of the Holocaust Resource Center and Stockton Professor, works daily with Holocaust survivors to help write, edit, and publish their memoirs. All of these books are available through the Holocaust Resource Center, Stockton's Library, or available for purchase through Comteq Books.

Opening Times

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.


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