Discrimination: Eva Bergmann on anti-Jewish Employment Exclusion

Language: English

Eva Bergmann remembers when she was forced to leave her job at a public kindergarten school in Berlin because of Nazi enforced anti-Jewish restrictions. Eva also reflects that her gentile friends remained loyal and friendly to her even after she was labeled as “non-Aryan.”

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Genocide: Sara Pol-Lim on Survivor's Guilt

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Cambodian Genocide survivor Sara Pol-Lim explains that she feels a responsibility to make something of her life to honor her family members who did not survive.

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Genocide Denial: Armenian Survivor Haigas Bonapart

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Armenian Genocide survivor Haigas Bonapart talks about denial of the genocide. This clip is one of the newest to be published on the IWitness "Watch" page.

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Acts of Prejudice: Henry Laurant on experiencing anti-Semitism

Language: English

Henry Laurant remembers the first time he experienced anti-Semitism in Nazi Germany. He was targeted by other children who were influenced by Nazi rhetoric. His testimony is featured in the multimedia professional development program, Echoes and Reflections.

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Discrimination: Rita Feder remembers the 1936 Olympics

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Rita Feder was a young girl during the 1936 Olympics in Berlin and remembers how desperately she wanted to attend the games but was unable to because she was Jewish. Feder recalls how dangerous it was for Jews during that time even though there was an international audience in Berlin.

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Prejudiced Attitudes: Kizito Kalima on the dangers of prejudice

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Kizito Kalima, a survivor of the Rwandan genocide, recalls the negative effects of labeling in the classroom before the genocide.

 

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Acts of Prejudice:Ruth Brand on Jewish Persecution Bystander Response

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Ruth Brand remembers how the non-Jewish people in her neighborhood taunted her family while they were being forced out of their home in Romania. She also describes how members of her family tried to reclaim their property after the war.

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Prejudiced Attitudes: Ellen Brandt on Jewish identity

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Ellen Brandt recalls the implementation of the Nuremberg Laws in Berlin and her participation in a Jewish youth movement BDJJ or Bund Deutsch-Jüdischer Jugend. She also reflects how the organization helped her connect with her Jewish identity.

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Acts of Prejudice: Holocaust survivor Lea Schabinski-Faranof

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Holocaust survivor Lea Schabinski-Faranof remembers the prevelant anti-Semitism in her school.

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Kristine Keren

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Holocaust survivor Kristine Keren reflects on seeing her grandmother being rounded up and deported.
 

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