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Monday, October 20, 2014
Elena Nightingale speaks how life changed for her family in the late 1930’s when anti-Jewish laws were enforced in Italy. She describes how her father was forced out of his job and she felt like a second class citizen.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
David Faber recalls the anti-Semitism he experienced as a child in pre-WWII Poland. He describes numerous instances where he was abused physically and emotionally by non-Jewish children on his way to and from school.
Friday, November 14, 2014
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.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Kurt Messerschmidt describes the aftermath and fear after the Kristallnacht Pogrom - an organized pogrom against Jews in Germany and Austria that occurred on November 9–10, 1938. Kristallnacht is also known as the November Pogrom, "Night of Broken Glass," and "Crystal Night." This testimony clip is featured in the IWitness activity, Information Quest: Kurt Messerschmidt.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
George Topas describes how he prayed with his tefillin (phylacteries) every morning in the camp barracks before he was sent out to forced labor. 
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Ruth Brand recalls an anti-Semitic experience as a young girl in her native country of Romania.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Rena Bernstein recalls life after liberation when her family migrated to Italy from Poland. Her father was a doctor at a polish orphanage and the family still experienced anti-Semitism.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Leo Abrami describes the atmosphere right before the Nazis invaded Paris in 1940. He also recalls an anti-Semitic experience as a child at summer camp before the Nazi occupation.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Judith Becker describes how her brother was able to still attend a public high school because of his athleticism despite the implementation of the Nuremberg Laws. She also reflects on how the Nazi ideology was taught on a daily basis in German schools.
Monday, August 3, 2015
Holocaust survivor Suzanne Gross remembers when she had to wear the Yellow Star of David for the first time and the anti-Semitism that followed in 1942 France.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Edward Adler remembers being imprisoned for going on a date with a non-Jewish girl, which violated the Nuremberg Laws, a set of discriminatory, anti-Jewish measures enforced by the Nazi regime in 1935. 
Monday, August 15, 2016
Malwina Moses describes how anti-Semitism continued in Poland after the war including the Keilce Pogrom in 1946.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Holocaust survivor Arthur Spindler elaborates on the misconceptions that many people had of Jewish people during the time. Jewish people were illustrated as scary-evil people, that were responsible for the issues in society.