Atlantic City Boardwalk Holocaust Memorial  
 
   
The Site

Mission Statement
To remember the suffering is to recognize the danger and evil that are present whenever one group wantonly and unjustifiably persecutes another. The Shoah was the ultimate act of malignant and lethal bigotry. The memory of the Holocaust is the legacy and responsibility of all humanity. Our overall objectives in building this memorial are to witness history and reaffirm the basic human rights for all people. Those who survived the
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Endorsements
"The completion of this monument will greatly assist the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education in meeting the educational and legislative mandate that all students must learn about the Holocaust and genocide.  I can envision many school groups visiting the memorial. . . . The thousands of people each day that pass and view the monument will learn, care and hopefully do something about genocide and prejudice today."    Dr. Paul
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History
Since 2002, when Rabbi Gordon Geller first got the idea from Ed Colanzi, an Atlantic City official and World War II veteran, to build a holocaust memorial, he envisioned that the Atlantic City Boardwalk Holocaust Memorial (ACBHM) would capture the attention of millions of visitors to Atlantic City each year.  This visionary focus is to reach-out to those people who are unlikely to read about the Holocaust or to go a Holocaust memorial.  Instead,
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Atlantic City
PUBLIC ORDINANCE NO. 35 OF 2008 OF THE CITY OF ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. PREPARED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL  MAY 7, 2008    AN ORDINANCE DEDICATING AN AREA ON THE BOARDWALK, LOCATED IN THE CITY OF ATLANTIC CITY KNOWN AS KENTUCKY AVENUE PAVILION, TO BE KNOWN AS THE ATLANTIC CITY BOARDWALK HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL.  WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Atlantic City is authorized pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:12-21 to
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Interfaith Support
In a city that represents diverse racial and ethnic populations, the placement of an educational and inspirational Holocaust Memorial is a symbol for universal tolerance and a statement for harmony and understanding. Every day, our world witnesses the consequences of racial and ethnic genocide, religious intolerance and sectarian violence. This memorial is a powerful and hopeful statement of memory and honor, declaring that our community wishes to affirm respect for
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Board of Directors
Hon. Chairman Mayor Don Guardian President Rabbi Dr. Gordon Geller Vice Presidents Edmund Coianzi Rabbi Aaron Krauss Rev. David McGettigan Marc Needleman Kaleem Shabazz Jane Stark Herman Zell Treasurer Paul Stern Trustees James Binns, Nancy Dershaw Or. Jonathan Fox Marsha Ga!espie Irma Getz Linda Goukler Sherrie Kendell Cyla Kowenski Mandi Love, Esq., R.N Mark Mallet Rev. Paul McKay Gary Mednick Rosa Osjerkis Rochelle Salway Dean Scarpa Doug Stanger Board of
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