29 November 2020: Chhange will be operating virtually until further notice. Our offices and exhibits are closed.

Chhange 2020 Virtual Annual Colloquium

American Heroes & Rescuers

The 38th Annual Chhange Colloquium & 75th Commemoration of the Liberation of Holocaust Survivors

One person makes a difference! Learn how these heroes stood up against injustice. Explore how YOU can become a hero today!

Watch the Plenary Session with Pastor Chris Edmonds

Watch the Live Q+A with Pastor Chris Edmonds

Pastor Chris Edmonds: Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds was part of the 106th Inf. Division, 422nd Inf. Regiment during World War II. He was captured and while incarcerated at Stalag IX-B, he defied his German captors who tried to target Jewish POWs. Pastor Edmonds will share how and why his father saved hundreds of lives.

You do not need to have a Facebook account in order to watch the sessions.

Over a Dozen Breakout Sessions available!

After the plenary session, participants will be able to choose from a variety of workshops led by Survivors of the Holocaust as well as activists and educators discussing topics such as racism, homophobia, and antisemitism.

Chhange Colloquium Workshops Playlist

Chhange Colloquium Workshops Lesson Plans and Resources

Heartfelt Thanks to Our Sponsors & Supporters

Official Sponsor
B'nai Sholom/Beth El Congregation Torat El Foundation

Breakout Workshop Sponsor
Chhange Board of Directors

School Sponsors
OceanFirst Foundation

Missy Peck & Stu Rosenberg

Technology Sponsors
Douglas E. Friedman, Esq. & Linda Lashbrook, Esq.

Barbara Levy & Joe Hollander

Friends & Family of Tina Weisz, z”l

Jack & Mimi Werbler

Mazars USA

PNC Bank

Chhange Supporters
Brookdale Community College

The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey

New Jersey Natural Gas

Chhange educates, inspires, and empowers individuals to stand up to injustice.