Dedicated to making audio-visual interviews with survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides a compelling voice for education and action.


Inside IWitness: “Auschwitz – Inner Strength, Outward Resistance”

Through an analysis of testimony, students learn about the resistance efforts that took place in the Auschwitz camp complex and about the meaning of resistance in the context of the Holocaust in a new MiniQuest.


From the Visual History Archive

Herschel Balter on singing in Auschwitz Birkenau

Herschel Balter describes the role that singing played for him while he was imprisoned in Auschwitz Birkenau. Herschel’s testimony is featured in the IWitness activity, Auschwitz – Inner Strength, Outward Resistance.


Impact in Profile

Meet Steve Flynn

IWitness focuses heavily on the Holocaust, but the themes of tolerance and racism contained in its genocide survivor testimonies and activities help Steve Flynn teach his students important lessons about challenges they face in their own lives.