USC Shoah Foundation and World Jewish Congress Announce Global Program to Support 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 9:21am -- robin.migdol

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As part of the program, 100 survivors of Auschwitz will travel to Poland to attend and participate in the official observance of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on Jan. 27, 2015.

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USC Shoah Foundation and World Jewish Congress announce global program to support 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:00am -- josh.grossberg

One hundred survivors from nations around the world to participate in official observance on January 27, 2015

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Meet Kim Simon

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 9:10am -- robin.migdol

Impact in Profile

When Kim Simon began working at the Shoah Foundation to help coordinate efforts to collect testimonies in 1994, she understood that the voices of those who lived through some of history’s darkest times needed to be heard by as many people as possible.

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Kim Simon

When Kim Simon began working at the Shoah Foundation to help coordinate efforts to collect testimonies in 1994, she understood that the voices of those who lived through some of history’s darkest times needed to be heard by as many people as possible.

“Survivors and witnesses to the Holocaust and other genocides and crimes against humanity have an irreplaceable perspective to add to our understanding of the world and its conflicts, wherever they occur,” Simon explained.

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