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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)March 24, 2004

(Mahwah) – In commemoration of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), the Gross Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies at Ramapo College and Beth Haverim of Mahwah are co-sponsoring the premier of a specially commissioned service, Never Forget,” at Beth Haverim (280 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430) on April 19 at 7 p.m.

The service was composed by Jeff Marder, keyboardist of Cirque Du Soleil in Las Vegas, and will feature Beth Haverim’s Rabbi Joel Mosbacher, Cantor Barbara Lieberstein and the congregation’s adult choir, directed and accompanied by Jeff Marder. Additionally, members of the Ramapo College community, Beth Haverim congregants and Holocaust survivors will recite a selection of poetry and readings.

As part of this year’s Yom HaShoah commemoration, the Gross Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies is also sponsoring a day trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, April 18th. The inclusive cost is $30 ($15 for students) and members of the public are welcome. The trip will leave from the Ramapo College student parking lot at 6:45 a.m. and return at 9 p.m.

An integral part of Ramapo College, the Gross Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies encourages and assists persons of all ages in learning the history and lessons of the Holocaust and other genocides in the hope that through education such tragedies can be prevented from occurring again.

For more information, call 201.684.7409.

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Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on Niche.com, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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