Jane Stark, Executive Director of The Sam Azeez museum of Woodbine Heritage receives The Honey and Maurice Axelrod Award
Jane Stark, Executive Director of the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage, received The Honey and Maurice Axelrod Award at a ceremony at Mercer County Community College on Sunday, June 10, 2007.
Entering its third decade, the Honey and Maurice Axelrod Award recognizes outstanding educational and community leaders in New Jersey who lead the fight against bias, prejudice and discrimination through education about the Holocaust and genocide. The award is a cooperative project of the Anti-defamation League of New Jersey, The New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education and the Axelrod Family.
A founding member of the executive committee of the Holocaust Resource Center at Richard Stockton College, Stark served as the centerís Advisory Board chair for seven years. She supervised the taping of more than 68 oral histories of local holocaust survivors in her capacity as General Manager of WMGM-TV, in conjunction with Richard Stockton College. Starkís efforts are a continuation of her decades of commitment to holocaust education. The Sam Azeez Museum was named as a designated teaching center for the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education in 2005.
Pictured l. to r.: Etzion Neuer, Regional Director-New Jersey Anti-Defamation League, Gail Rosenthal, Supervisor of the Holocaust Resource Center at Richard Stockton College, Philanthropist Maurice Axelrod, awardee Jane Stark, Oranit Caplan, Program Co-coordinator for the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage and Dr. Paul B. Winkler, Executive Director of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education.