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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Included within the course’s syllabus is the testimony of Holocaust survivor Eva Slonim, who was depicted in an iconic photo of a group of children standing behind the barbed wire at Auschwitz. Slonim composed a poem along with a group of other children while imprisoned in Auschwitz.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Call for Papers: The Future of Holocaust Testimonies V: An International Conference and Workshop March 11-13, 2019 

The Holocaust Studies Program of Western Galilee College, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, University of Southern California, and the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies, Appalachian State University, announce the fifth international interdisciplinary conference and workshop on The Future of Holocaust Testimonies to be held on 11–13 March 2019 in Akko, Israel.  

Monday, June 18, 2018
The timeline and accompanying video by students at Northside College Preparatory High School in Chicago encouraged their classmates to embrace each other’s unique differences – as well as appreciate their similarities – specifically as it relates to the challenges of American immigrant communities.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Holocaust survivor Gena Turgel was known in the British press as the “Bride of Belsen” for marrying a British liberator of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where she was a prisoner. She gave her testimony to USC Shoah Foundation in 1998.
Monday, June 11, 2018
Belle Mayer of New York was a prosecutor on the team that tried I.G. Farben, one of Nazi Germany’s largest government contractors, which had a large stake in creating the Zyklon-B poison used in death-camp gas chambers.
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Deborah Margolis has provided Visual History Archive workshops to about 60 faculty members and graduate students at least as many undergraduates at Michigan State.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Among the photos Walter Rosenblum took on the morning of D-Day was an iconic shot of an exhausted young lieutenant on a rocky beach, gazing past the camera while he and several others perform first aid on a group of men they’d tried to rescue from a wrecked boat.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Atop the piano in Ruth Katz’s childhood home was a picture of a man she knew only as “Uncle Oskar.”
Monday, June 4, 2018
The two-week seminar at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in D.C. is meant to help university faculty make meaningful comparisons and to expand student awareness of Holocaust history.
Friday, June 1, 2018
UNESCO’s push is part of a wider effort to address rising incidents of antisemitic events, which in recent years have ranged from online hate speech to physical violence.

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