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Monday, January 28, 2013
The exhibit is part of UNESCO’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2013 activities; commemorated annually on January 27, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, International Holocaust Remembrance Day pays tribute to the victims of the Holocaust.
Friday, February 1, 2013
This video focuses on the theme of organized rescue, which included both governmental and civilian cooperation. Individuals intervened as part of religious groups, political and resistance groups, and even neighborhoods and villages. This video features the testimonies of Kruuse Caroe, Iréne Rainman-Krausz, and Jean Gamähling who recount their personal experiences of rescue during the Holocaust.
Friday, February 1, 2013
This video focuses on the theme of diplomats and rescue and relates some of the best-known cases of aid provided by consulates and embassies including the efforts of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Raoul Wallenberg, and Chiune Sugihara. Diplomats in countries throughout Europe helped Jews escape persecution by issuing visas and other travel paperwork that allowed Jews to flee Nazi-occupied territory. Featured in the video are the testimonies of Israel Kipen, Per Anger, and Henri Deutsch who recount their personal experiences of rescue during the Holocaust.
Friday, February 1, 2013
While more than one million Jewish children died during the Holocaust, some survived in hiding.  This video tells the story of Eva Lewin and her experience in the Kindertransport, a series of rescue efforts that helped nearly 10,000 Jewish children escape from Germany, Austria, and Czechoslovakia to safety in Great Britain.
Friday, February 1, 2013
This video focuses on the theme of religion and rescue, and recounts examples of how religious leaders acted both individually and as part of a network to protest anti-Jewish measures and provide refuge to Jews in convents, monasteries, and private homes. The video shares the experiences of Edward Harvitt and Kurt Lewin, Jewish survivors who were recipients of aid during the Holocaust; and Isaac Sephiha, who worked with Catholic clergy to help Jews.  
Friday, February 1, 2013
This video focuses on the theme of acknowledging rescue, which recognizes the actions of those who contributed to the rescue and aid of Jews during the Holocaust, and who serve as examples to the world of the importance of preserving human dignity and human rights in the face of extreme danger and authoritarian rule. Many of these individuals have been honored by governments, communities, and local and international organizations for their actions.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
This unit is designed for those students who have completed a teacher guided reading of Number the Stars by Lois Lowry. The unit theme is about ordinary people who show courage, bravery, and kindness and take risks under extraordinary circumstances of danger. The theme is about not being a bystander in the face of wrongdoing. Video testimony from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive feature a Holocaust survivor whose experiences mirror those reflected in the novel.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Aristides de Sousa Mendes may not be a familiar name, but several people, along with their descendants, who owe their lives to him, are working to change that.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Henri Deutsch, a jewish survivor, who along with his family was rescued by Aristides de Sousa Mendes, recalls the Portuguese diplomat. Sousa Mendes, against orders from the Portuguese government, issued an estimated 30,000 travel visas to people escaping Nazi-occupied France in 1940.
Monday, July 29, 2013
Leopold Page survived the Holocaust by working in Oskar Schindler’s factory. Page remembers how Mr. and Mrs. Schindler saved hundreds of Jews by taking them off cattle train when no other camp would accept them. Also the Schindlers gave personal medical attention   to the very sick. Page was instrumental in telling Oskar Schindler’s heroic story, which led to the book and later the movie, Schindler’s List.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Rescue is a crucial topic in understanding genocide survival and appreciating the difficult choices that people make in extreme circumstances. Although many stories of survival during the Holocaust are due to unexplained and unexplainable circumstances, there are also numerous accounts of individual and group acts of aid and rescue that contributed to the survival of thousands of Jewish people.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Cette vidéo évoque les diplomates et le sauvetage, et raconte quelques-uns des cas les plus connus de l'aide fournie par les consulats et les ambassades, telles que les actions d’Aristides de Sousa Mendes, de Raoul Wallenberg et de Chiune Sugihara. Les diplomates de différents pays européens aidèrent les Juifs à fuir la persécution par la fourniture de visas et autres documents de circulation qui leur permirent de fuir les territoires occupés par les nazis.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Cette vidéo aborde la question du sauvetage organisé, qui comprend à la fois l’aide gouvernementale et l’aide civile. Des individus sont intervenus en tant que membres de groupes religieux, de groupes politiques et de résistance, mais aussi comme simples habitants de quartiers et de villages. Cette vidéo présente les témoignages de Kruuse Caroe, d’Irène Rainman-Krausz et de Jean Gemähling, qui racontent leurs expériences personnelles de sauvetage pendant la Shoah .
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Cette vidéo s’intéresse au thème de la religion et du sauvetage, en montrant comment des membres du clergé ont agi individuellement ou dans le cadre d'un réseau pour protester contre les mesures antijuives et fournir un refuge aux Juifs dans des couvents, des monastères et des maisons privées. La vidéo rapporte les témoignages d’Edward Harvitt et de Kurt Lewin, survivants juifs qui bénéficièrent de cette aide pendant la Shoah, ainsi que celui d’Isaac Sephiha, qui agit aux côtés du clergé catholique pour aider les Juifs.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Cette vidéo aborde la question de la reconnaissance du sauvetage, des actes de ceux qui ont fourni aide et assistance aux Juifs durant la Shoah : ils demeurent des exemples universels quant à l'importance de préserver la dignité humaine et les droits humains face au fanatisme et aux dérives autoritaires. Nombre de ces personnes ont été honorées par les gouvernements, les communautés et par des organisations locales et internationales pour leurs actions. La vidéo rapporte les souvenirs de Betty Berz, de Kurt Lewin, d’Estelle Abas et d’Andrée Herscovici .
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Alors que plus d'un million d'enfants juifs sont morts durant la Shoah, certains ont survécu dans la clandestinité. Cette vidéo raconte l'histoire d' Eva Lewin et son expérience du « Kindertransport », ce système qui permit à près de 10 000 enfants juifs de fuir l'Allemagne, l'Autriche, la Tchécoslovaquie pour se retrouver en sécurité en Grande-Bretagne .
Thursday, May 28, 2015
100 Days to Inspire Respect Kitty Fischer recounts her time in Auschwitz-II Birkenau when as a young girl she encounters for the first time a gay male prisoner who will turn out to save her life.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Hearing that his lover, Manfred Lewin, has been taken with his family to a transit camp, Gad Beck makes the dangerous choice to go undercover as a Hitler Youth to break Manfred out.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Susanne Pearson speaks about Sir Nicholas Winton's difficulties in transporting Jewish children to Britain before the war broke out.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Several people responded to active discrimination by helping the victims in different ways. This is a collection of clips highlighting testimony from survivors and aid givers themselves. One question that sometimes emerges in these clips is "what made you stand up to discrimination and racial intolerance?"
Monday, October 19, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation and Facing History and Ourselves have established a partnership in order to develop meaningful and engaging learning resources centered on Holocaust survivor testimonies.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Georgia State University professor Jennie Burnet lectures on the moment-by-moment changing landscape of the genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda that resists efforts to formulate a structural model of rescuer behavior.