Jane Denny

Director of Education

Jane Robins Denny is the Director of Education at the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education. She teaches the course Dimensions of the Holocaust at Brookdale, and creates many of the curricular guides used in Chhange workshops and distributed to teachers and schools. Denny also designed Consequences of Hate and Bias for juvenile bias crime offenders in Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties.

Denny is a recipient of the Honey and Maurice Axelrod Award for outstanding efforts in teaching the Holocaust and genocide and has been designated as an Alfred Lerner Fellow by the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous. Denny is a member of the Association of Holocaust Organizations, and the Council of Holocaust Educators.

Denny retired in June 2016 from the faculty of the Rumson Country Day School where she taught History, Spanish and served as the Director of Community Service for 35 years. Denny received her BA from Syracuse University in Soviet Area Studies, an MLS from Plattsburgh State University and an MA in European History from Monmouth University.

Did you know?

Jane traveled alone on Trans-Siberian Railroad from Moscow to Beijing.

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