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Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Thursday, December 13, 2012
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Friday, February 1, 2013
During the Holocaust, numerous individuals and groups risked their lives to save countless Jews.  Originally displayed for International Holocaust Remembrance Day at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France, this exhibit showcases five themes of rescue brought to light in the testimonies of nine Jewish survivors and four rescuers and aid providers.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Monday, April 29, 2013
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Seven Holocaust survivors and liberators share their perspectives and recollections of liberation. Click on the thumbnails to watch.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
These testimony segments focus on descriptions of home life, family events, religious observances, and education before the occurrence of genocide.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
These testimony segments focus on physical concealment (as an individual or part of a family) to avoid ghettoization, incarceration, deporation, or other forms of persecution
Sunday, May 5, 2013
This theme focuses on how the Nazis forced large numbers of Jews into restricted housing areas, often enforced with walls, fences, and/or guard towers. Movement in and out of the ghettos was strictly controlled and violation was punishable by death.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
"Concentration Camps" or "Labor Camps" were facilities in which people were incarcerated on the basis of their political and/or religious beliefs or ethnicity, usually without regard to due process.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Liberation is typically characterized by the arrival of Allied forces. Interviewees tell of liberation from concentration camps, or during death marches, or may describe liberation upon emergence from hiding.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
These are accounts of life after genocide—including, but not limited to, experiences after liberation from captivity or emergence from hiding—and often includes a message for future generations.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
These are survivors’ accounts of losing loved ones in the midst of genocide.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
A collection of clips featuring women speaking about their experiences during the Holocaust and that appears in the study guide "Women and the Holocaust: Courage and Compassion," produced in partnership with the United Nations in 2011.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
This set of clips from the Institute's archive showcases survivors before the camera performing music that helped sustain them during the Holocaust.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
This theme focuses on the ways in which survivors observed Jewish holidays in the ghettos and camps.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
The Kristallnacht Pogrom was 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.” Orchestrated by the Nazis in retaliation for the assassination of a German embassy official in Paris by a seventeen-year-old Jewish youth named Herchel Grynzspan, 1,400 synagogues and 7,000 businesses were destroyed, almost 100 Jews were killed, and 30,000 were arrested and sent to concentration camps.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Clips of survivors recalling times in their lives during the Holocaust when they still managed to find love.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

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