The Cohen Center serves as a research and resource center for the teaching of the Holocaust and genocide through Keene State College’s academic programs. The Center also provides materials for educators at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. In addition, the Center offers public workshops designed to engage local and regional residents and community leaders.
New Hampshire Curriculum Framework Social Studies SS:WH:8:1.3: Explore the use and abuse of power that results in mass murder and genocideSchedule a Presentation
- Grubman Trunk
- Why Teach About the Holocaust?
- Social Media Guidelines
- Holocaust Education in a Global Context
- Working definition of Holocaust Denial
- KSC Student blog on Spring 2014 Rwandan study trip
- Holocaust Educator’s Toolbox
- Holocaust Survivor Portraits
- NH Holocaust Memorial
The Cohen Center provides resources for teachers striving to help students learn about the Holocaust and genocide and to reflect upon the moral and ethical questions raised by those difficult realities. The center helps teachers develop active and informed citizens committed to mutual respect and justice. More about For Educators
A list of links to external websites and resources for students focusing on Holocaust and genocide studies. Also, a set of links especially for educators. More about Links & Resources
An intensive one-week residential institute that brings educators together from around the United States and Europe. Graduates become Cohen Center Fellows (link to requirements and benefits below highlighted) and join a corps of educators who serve as leaders in Holocaust and genocide education in their schools, communities, and professional organizations and assist the Center in applying its mission. More about Summer Institute
The Cohen Center supports the school’s major and minor programs in Holocaust and Genocide Studies and promotes programs for Keene Students who want to learn more about and participate in activities center around genocide studies. More about For Students
Born in Vilna on October 28, 1921, Rachel Margolis was incarcerated in the Vilna Ghetto from 1942-1943, before escaping to join the anti-Nazi Jewish partisans. More about Rachel Margolis: Lithuanian Partisan and Survivor