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      Ethnic Cleansing: When Does it Become Genocide? in Atlantic City

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      May 22, 2019

      Wednesday   9:00 AM

      505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430
      Atlantic City, New Jersey

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      Ethnic Cleansing: When Does it Become Genocide?

      In cooperation and with the support of the New Jersey State Commission on Holocaust Education FREE OF CHARGE –Breakfast and Lunch Included Approved Workshop for Certification Renewal (5 Hours)  Assists in Adopting and Implementing N.J. Core Curriculum Standards Language Arts 3.1 Social Studies 6.1­6.3 World Languages 7.1 and 7.2  Although the term "ethnic cleansing" gained currency after its use by the media to describe Serb initiatives to remove non-Serbs, especially Muslim Bosnians, from its territories during the breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s, the phenomenon of forcibly removing unwanted populations has been with us for much longer and persists into the present.  The goal of this workshop is to assist teachers in learning about its occurrence and how it relates to the development of genocide, so that they are able to bring into their classrooms a meaningful discussion of the topic. Program 8:30-9 a.m.  Registration and Refreshments  9-9:05 a.m.  Introduction  Dr. Michael A. Riff, Director The Gross Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies, Ramapo College of New Jersey  9:05-9:35 a.m.  Mandate Overview  Holocaust and Genocide Education in Confronting Bigotry  Lawrence Glaser, Executive Director New Jersey State Commission on Holocaust Education 9:40-10:50 a.m. KEYNOTE Ethnic Cleansing: Development of a Phenomenon and a Term Dr. Laura Cohen Executive Director, The Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC), Queensborough Community College, the City University of New York 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.  Personal Stories of Victims: Lessons for the Classroom Jill McCracken Holmdel High School (Ret.) 12:15-1 p.m. Lunch 1-2:15 A Survivor Speaks from Experience To be announced 2:20-3 p.m. Wrap-Up Discussion

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