Wednesday Morning Film Series
Extraordinary Acts of Rescue
Featuring discussions and question and answer session led by co-founders of Chhange, Dr. Seymour Siegler, Ed. D, and Professor Jack Needle.
10:00 AM to noon
Brookdale Community College
Chhange Center, next to Bankier Library
Seymour Siegler, Ed.D is a retired Professor of Psychology and Human Services at Brookdale Community College. In May 1979, he, along with Professor Jack Needle, founded the organization now named the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education at Brookdale Community College. Dr. Siegler is a former member of the NJ Commission on Holocaust Education, former Chair of the NJ ADL Education Committee and frequent presenter at conferences of the Association of Holocaust Organizations, Council for Holocaust Education, and Scholar's Conference.
Professor Jack Needle is a recognized scholar of the Holocaust and World War II. He received more than a dozen fellowships and scholarships during his academic career, including a Fulbright to the University of Jordan, an English-Speaking Union Scholarship to Oxford University in Great Britain and a scholarship from the NJ Commission of Holocaust Education to study at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem in 1987.
Two short films investigating altruism
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Courage to Care
Rescuing children in danger: Kindertransport
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
My Knees Were Jumping--Remembering the Kindertransport
Underground and in hiding
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
The Assisi Underground
Professional Development hours are available for educators.
Tickets: $3 per event or $8 for the series / Chhange Members and BCC Students: Free
Pre-registration is available.
Payment can be made to the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education by check in advance or at the door.
Credit cards are not accepted.