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Holocaust Education Program

Support programs, lectures, and events presented by the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education.

Holocaust Art & Writing Contest

Support learning opportunities for students and professional development programs for educators.

Become a Member!

By becoming an annual member, you will support Chapman University’s program in Holocaust education and enable the program to offer students even more educational opportunities.

MEMBER - $50

  • Advance notice of events
  • Membership card

SUPPORTING MEMBER - $180

  • All Member level benefits
  • Bookmark

SUSTAINING MEMBER - $500

  • All Supporting Member level benefits
  • Priority seating at lecture series

BENEFACTOR - $1,800

  • All Sustaining Member level benefits
  • 20-year Holocaust Art and Writing Contest book
  • Notecards

PATRON - $3,600 

  • All Benefactor level benefits
  • Private tour of the Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library exhibits

Gifts are deductible as charitable contributions to the extent that they exceed the value of goods and/or services you received in exchange for your gift according to the IRS Rev. Ruling 67-246.

You may opt out of receiving donor benefits if you prefer to have your entire donation be deductible.


Due to the pandemic, our offices are closed and our staff is working remotely. Membership benefits will be delayed until we are able to return to campus.

A memoir by the late Leon Leyson

The Boy on the Wooden Box


Book cover with a boy in a hat sitting on a wooden box, the background is water-color gray with a window behind the boyThis memoir, co-authored by Marilyn J. Harran and Elisabeth B. Leyson, was highlighted as one of Amazon’s “Best Books of the Month” for August 2014. Mr. Leyson received the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from Chapman University in 2011.