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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
The Holocaust is not widely taught in Latin America. With an eye toward spreading awareness, the Memory and Tolerance Museum in Mexico City last month brought in USC Shoah Foundation’s Wolf Gruner, who co-led a seminar for dozens of Latin American faculty members.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
“Did Gender Matter During the Holocaust?”
Marion Kaplan (Skirball Professor of Modern Jewish History, New York University)
2018-2019 Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence
April 11, 2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
“In Search of the Drowned in the Words of the Saved: Testimonial Fragments of the Holocaust”
Gabor Toth, PhD (University of Oxford)
2018-2019 Center Postdoctoral Research Fellow
April 2, 2019
Monday, April 29, 2019
The State Legislature passed a joint resolution that commemorates the Institute’s 25th anniversary and for its work countering antisemitism, racism, xenophobia and other forms of hate and intolerance.
Monday, April 29, 2019
In “Liberation Heroes: The Last Eyewitnesses,” Holocaust liberators and liberation witnesses vividly share their World War II experiences in their own words. The film draws parallels between the past and the present.
Saturday, April 27, 2019
The mass shooting at Chabad of Poway outside San Diego underscores the urgency to counter antisemitism in all its forms. We are in communication with community leaders to coordinate a response in support of the people of Poway and the Greater San Diego region.
Thursday, April 25, 2019
On April 25, 2019, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research celebrated the fifth anniversary of its founding.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive currently features several hundred testimonies of Armenian Genocide survivors, each one providing important historical context and emotional depth.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Speaking to Professor Wolf Gruner’s Jewish studies class, Zenon Neumark told the group about how he escaped from several labor camps in occupied Poland, joined multiple resistance groups and saved some of his fellow Jews.
Friday, April 19, 2019
Four of the testimonies from the Azrieli Foundation are now available. Forty-three more are coming. The partnership also includes a significant education component and an academic fellowship.
Friday, April 19, 2019
USC Shoah Foundation, Blavatnik Archive partner on adding soldiers’ narratives to searchable database. The project expands focus on veterans discussing their daily lives, Jewish experience before and during WWII.

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