• Archives 100x140Chhange houses the only Holocaust/genocide archives in New Jersey with more than 600 items donated by local survivors.

  • Education2 100x140Chhange educates to combat hate and discrimination.

  • Survivor 100x140Telling survivor stories of courage, resilience and survival--and the lessons learned about intolerance and hatred--are core to the mission of Chhange.

  • John Woolf collection 100x140Later this year Chhange will launch the first section of a new state-of-the art interactive multimedia exhibit.

  • Armenian Exhibit 100x140The book Hundred-Year Legacy of Courage: Celebrating the Lives of Armenian Genocide Survivors in Our Community, commemorates the Armenian Genocide.


The Pope and the Jews: Interfaith Dialogue

Carol RittnerScholar Carol Rittner will begin the discussion with background on papal-Jewish relations going back to Pope John XXIII, and will include Pius XII and the Holocaust, as well as world behavior during the Holocaust. Dr. Carol Rittner, RSM is Distinguished Professor of Holocaust & Genocide Studies at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. She is the author or editor of 16 books and numerous essays in various scholarly and educational journals about the Holocaust and other genocides of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Rabbi Jeff Sultar of Congregation B’nai Israel will give a response, followed by Fr. Bob Schecker of The Church of the Nativity. There will be a Q&A session following the responses.

This program is free of charge and refreshments will be served.

Co-sponsored by Congregation B’nai Israel, The Church of the Nativity, and The Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education at Brookdale Community College.

Download Interfaith Dialog event flyer.

Wednesday, April 2, 7:00 PM
Sanctuary & Social Hall
Congregation B’nai Israel
171 Ridge Road, Rumson, NJ 07760

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