The Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center

A Message About Gail Hirsch Rosenthal

Gail, who was the director of the Holocaust Resource Center since 1991, passed away on Oct. 13.

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The Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University preserves and shares the history of the Holocaust and life stories of Holocaust Survivors of South Jersey.


The Center is located on the second floor of the Richard E. Bjork Library at Stockton University. It is open Monday through Thursday, 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM and Fridays from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Questions? Please contact us at 609-652-4699.


We will be temporarily relocating to L-Wing and will be reopening full operations at our L-Wing location by September 5, 2024.

Featured Events

Questions/Registration: 609-652-4699 


Click on an event to see details on Location, Registration, and other additional info. 

76 Years of Jewish Agriculture in South Jersey: Alliance Colony to Jewish Poultry Farms
Monday, July 22, 2024 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Stockton University Atlantic City Campus - Fannie Lou Hamer Event Room
Please join us for a free study tour to sites related to the histories of Jewish agriculture and the Holocaust survivors of southern New Jersey. Space is limited and reservations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
Summer Speaker Series: Hot Topics in July at Shirat Hayam
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 7 p.m. to
Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 8 p.m.
Location: Shirat Hayam

The Board of Jewish Education (BJE) in conjunction with the Anti-Defamation League, The Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May Counties, Shirat Hayam, and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center present three engaging speakers this July. Programs are free and open to the community. A limited number of books will be available for sale and signature; they are available for purchase in the BJE office.
For more information, contact Josh Cutler at 609-822-1854 or email

Coffee Klatch presents AJC's Annual Antisemitism in America's Report
Thursday, June 20, 2024 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Katz JCC Boardroom, 501 North Jerome Ave, Margate
Join Village Community Specalist Tina Serota, The Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocast Resource Center at Stockton University Director Irvin Moreno-Rodriguez, Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May Counties Executive Director Rachel Waldman and Board of Jewish Education Director Josh Cutler as they welcome Marcia Bronstein, Regional Director of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey who will present the findings of the AJC's Annual Antisemitism in America Report 2023.
Understanding Antisemitism Today
Monday, April 8, 2024 | 6 - 7:59 p.m.
Location: L-112 Classroom
What does antisemitism look like today? Where did it come from? Is today's anti-Zionism different than antisemitism? Join Sheryl Ochayon to explore these questions and gain strategies to respond to them.
Lessons for Today
A Symposium on Teaching the Holocaust, Confronting Hatred, & Highlighting Diversity
Monday, May 13, 2024 | 8 - 10 a.m.
Location: Stockton University Atlantic City, John F. Scarpa Academic Center
Join us for an in-depth exploration of New Jersey’s representative curricula: Holocaust & Genocide, Amistad, LGBTQIA+, Persons with Disabilities, & Asian American and Pacific Islanders. This unique symposium delves into the complexities and the lessons learned from teaching about the diversity of New Jersey.

Center of Excellence

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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.


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