Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center
101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway
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’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.
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.
Library: 4,000 volumes catalogued, 15 periodicals, 400 videotapes, 150 posters, archival material, interactive CD-ROMs
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.
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.