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Elizabeth Holtzman
Friday, January 5, 2018
When Elizabeth Holtzman of New York became the youngest woman in American history elected to Congress at age 31, she hadn’t spent much time thinking about Nazi war criminals. But when a whistleblower in 1973 brought to her attention the fact that such perpetrators were living in the United States with full knowledge of the federal government, she decided to use the power of her office to do something about it.

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Monday, December 13, 2010
Thursday, December 9, 2010. Steven Spielberg, Founder of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, presented DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s highest honor, the Ambassadors for Humanity Award.
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
The Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest has launched a one-year long Fellowship Program in Holocaust Education for curriculum developers and teacher trainers.

The Fellowship – a unique initiative in Hungary - is a yearlong program during which participants have to develop their own project in Holocaust Education. The major milestones of the year include a one-week intensive seminar, individual and group consultations, a four-day study tour to Holocaust-related sites, and a closing conference.

Thursday, December 2, 2010
On December 9, 2010, Steven Spielberg, Founder of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, will present Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks, with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s highest honor, the Ambassadors for Humanity Award. Craig Ferguson will host, with Grammy® and Academy Award® winner Jennifer Hudson as special musical guest.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
On September 21, 1920, the Hungarian Parliament passed Law XXV, now known as the Numerus Clausus Law (a system of “closed numbers”), introduced to limit the number of Jewish students in higher education. To mark this dark period of Hungarian history, the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest has organized an exhibition commemorating the 90th anniversary of this event.
Monday, November 22, 2010
USC Shoah Foundation Institute Executive Director Stephen D. Smith is featured in a podcast interview conducted by the Holocaust Denial on Trial website, designed to empower the open-minded reader to identify and reject the lies, distortions, and misleading innuendo used by Holocaust deniers.
Monday, November 15, 2010
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute participated in “Conflict Resolution and Peace Research: Cambodia,” a summer undergraduate course offered through the Problems Without Passports program, where students conducted their own interviews with survivors of Cambodian Genocide.
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
For the second year in a row, Central European University is organizing a workshop on the use of the Visual History Archive in research and teaching.
Thursday, October 28, 2010
In May, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute convened a workshop entitled “A New Generation of Learning: Holocaust Education and the Internet,” at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, bringing together participants engaged in Holocaust education.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
On October 20, 2010, USC Shoah Foundation Institute hosted a screening of ENEMIES OF THE PEOPLE, followed by a discussion with Director/Producer Rob Lemkin and Cambodian Genocide survivor Kosal Path.
Friday, October 1, 2010
In July, Anna Lenchovska and Oleksandr Voitenko conducted a workshop entitled "The Power of Video Testimonies in the Formation of Historical Memory," for 32 teachers from Georgia and Armenia. The workshop was part of Sources of Tolerance.

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