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Holocaust Education and Programming Center

Wagner College announces the creation of a Holocaust Education and Programming Center.

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Zachor – We Will Never Forget

“It’s so important that Staten Island have a Holocaust center where students learn the basic values of humanity and support for openness and inclusiveness throughout the world.” – Richard Guarasci, President of Wagner College

“We are making Jewish students feel more welcome with a growing number of Jewish Programs” – Victor Avis, Chair of Chai Society

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Wagner Signs Petition Against Hate Speech
Wagner Signs Petition Against Hate Speech
December 14, 2016
"In a statement issued by an array of Holocaust institutions, including Wagner College, scholars and educators from around the world, an alarm is being sounded on the rise of groups that promote intolerance and promote hate speech. 90 institutions and 71 individuals call on lawmakers to condemn white
 
Shoah Voices Spoken: Theater as Resistance
Shoah Voices Spoken: Theater as Resistance
December 14, 2016
An exploration of Holocaust survivor experiences, based on monologues selected and researched by Wagner College students from the videos of the Shoah Foundation. Held on Thurs. Dec. 8, 1-3 at  Wagner College, Stage One. Directed by Wagner College Theater, Prof. Theresa McCarthy. Read article from
 
A. Romi Cohn Honored at Graduation on May 20th
A. Romi Cohn Honored at Graduation on May 20th
May 6, 2016
A. Romi Cohn, as a member of the underground in Bratislava, Slovakia during World War II helped 58 refugee families by supplying them with false papers. Almost caught, he decided join the Slovakian partisans in the mountains. At age 16, Mr. Cohn participated in the capture of German soldiers and his
 
Holocaust Remembrance Play Reading: Morgenstern in Vienna
Holocaust Remembrance Play Reading: Morgenstern in Vienna
May 6, 2016
Morgenstern in Vienna - poster by Andy Needle On May 2nd, Wagner College’s Theater Department and Holocaust Center collaborated for the first time in the Holocaust Theater International Initiative Remembrance Readings with the National Jewish Theater Foundation (NJFT). The cast pictured (left to
 
Inspiring the Next Generation: Mitzvah Dinner on May 11th
Inspiring the Next Generation: Mitzvah Dinner on May 11th
May 2, 2016
Brenda Perelman spoke at Port Richmond High School students about her tragic experiences during the Holocaust in Poland. She and her parents and younger brother were forced to hide in the forests during the war, facing hunger, disease, fear and constant danger of being caught. The students were inspired
 
Buried Stories
Buried Stories
September 16, 2015
Seventy years have passed since Nazi concentration camps were liberated, and we are still learning amazing tales of rescue and bravery.
 
Gabi Held Quotes Vlada Braginsky and Alyssa Thompson
Gabi Held Quotes Vlada Braginsky and Alyssa Thompson
April 13, 2015
When did things start to change? "I already felt anti-semitism in school and there was a new law that passed that if you were a Jew, you were ordered to wear a yellow Jewish star. We had curfews. We couldn't go out or else they would lock us in jail." How was the living quarters in the qhetto? "Hardly
 
Arthur Spielman
Arthur Spielman
March 16, 2015
 The Story of Arthur Spielman "To save your life you would do anything we never were thinking of changing to be anything else but Jewish. Me being here today is a miracle   sheer luck" -Arthur Spielman   Nazi Headquarters or Polish Royalty ? In Krakow, Poland, September, 1939, the Nazi flag
 
 
 
 
 
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