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Friday, July 20, 2018
Elizabeth Holtzman, who is the subject of an IWitness activity, is among four Homeland Security advisory council members who resigned in protest of the U.S. government’s policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Steven Spielberg, Founder of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, will present Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and CEO of Comcast Corporation, with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s highest honor—the Ambassadors for Humanity award. Roberts will be recognized for his visionary leadership and philanthropic works in the areas of education and technology. Spielberg will present the award at the Institute’s annual gala, taking place this year in Roberts’ hometown of Philadelphia on May 9.
Saturday, March 12, 2011

In March 2011, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and One Economy Corporation organized a two-day youth institute for high school students at the Honickman Learning Center and Comcast Technology Labs, at Project H.O.M.E., in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Seventeen students and alumni of Comcast’s and One Economy's Digital Connectors Program piloted the Institute’s new online application, IWitness. The weekend included interactive activities, presentations and discussion about the Holocaust and other genocides, and a meeting with a Holocaust survivor.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011
The forum will assemble discussion panels of experts who will provide information to assist the Commissioners in gathering and archiving the statements being gathered. The vision that emerges from this forum will be the basis on which the National Research Centre will be established.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
"The archive has nearly 52,000 interviews and they are as varied as human beings are....  The scope of information really mirrors the scope of differences between people."

Documentary filmmaker Martin Šmok has been involved with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute since the mid-1990s.  As the Institute's Senior International Program Consultant, he helps lead the effort to bring Holocaust survivor and witness tes

Saturday, February 5, 2011
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute expanded its teacher education efforts to Serbia

The USC Shoah Foundation Institute expanded its teacher education efforts to Serbia on 5 February 2011, when Hungarian Regional Consultant Andrea Szőnyi presented at a training on the Methodology of Holocaust Education in Subotica.  During a session of the daylong training organized by TUUM Association for Hungarian-speaking educators, the Institute’s Hungarian Regional Consultant presented the educational use of video testimony and shared available resources in Hungarian.  She also provided an overv

Monday, January 24, 2011

On January 27, 2011, Anna Lenchovska, the Institute’s regional coordinator in Ukraine takes part in a round table, “Ukrainian society and Holocaust remembrance: research and educational aspects,” at the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine.

Monday, January 24, 2011
Discussions have focused on how best to integrate the Memorial Centre of the Holocaust in Skopje (now under construction) into a national program for Holocaust education.
Monday, January 24, 2011
In 2010, the Malach Visual History Centre at Charles University became the first site in the Czech Republic where people can access the Visual History Archive. This Friday, the university will mark the anniversary by welcoming academicians and officials from across the Czech Republic.
Monday, January 24, 2011

Video testimonies from the Institute's archive are included in two documentaries that will air on Italian television on January 27, 2011, in recognition of the International Day of Commemoration In Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust.  If you have access to the following Italian-language channels, we encourage you to watch them.

Monday, January 24, 2011
United Nations, USC Shoah Foundation Institute, and Yad Vashem to release new educational resource.

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