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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Daisy Miller speaks on the importance of the Visual History Archive and how the collection of audiovisual testimonies to the Holocaust will be a valuable resource in education for generations to come.
Monday, August 14, 2017
Holocaust survivor Alexander Van Kollem recalls when stationed as an American soldier in Virginia during the Korean War his first encounter with institutionalized racism as he attempted to take a public bus.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
In this clip, Dr. Bertram Schaffner reflects on how much he was aware of anti-homosexual persecution in Berlin under the Nazis during his stay in 1936.
Friday, February 17, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Three survivors of the Holocaust share memories about their experiences with police during the Holocaust.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Polish Jewish survivor Martin Becker speaks about meeting the nephew of the great mufti al-Husseini while he studied in Egypt before World War II.Becker's testimony was recorded in 1993 by Jewish Family and Children’s Services’ (JFCS) Holocaust Center in San Francisco.
Friday, April 10, 2015
When Michael Hagopian made his first classic acclaimed documentary on the Armenian Genocide in 1975, nominated for two Emmys, he titled the film “The Forgotten Genocide.” Since then decades have passed and hundreds of publications in a variety of languages have been written on the subject. The Armenian Genocide has now taken its rightfully important place within the field of genocide studies. It is not a “forgotten genocide” anymore, despite the existence of a denialist State - Turkey, which has developed denialism into an Industry.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Gerda Haas was aware of her upcoming deportation from Berlin, Germany, as of 1942, but was not placed on the deportation list until Mar 17, 1943. She and many other deportees were  first assembled on the Grosse-Hamburger Strasse deportation center and deportation by train took place a few days later. Gerda relates she felt lucky to be sent to the Theresienstadt ghetto in Czechoslovakia and believes it was due to her profession as a nurse.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Holocaust survivor Robert Fisch explains what he wants people to take away from his illustrated book on the Holocaust.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Trudy Album reflects on the importance of memory, tolerance and Holocaust education.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Jack Warga explains the difficulties he and his father had keeping their memories of the Holocaust alive years later when many people had stopped caring about what happened.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
George Auman escaped Nazi Germany in the late 1930’s and immigrated to the United States. He later joined the military and helped liberate Nordhausen concentration camp. Auman describes the importance of learning from the Holocaust and speaking about his experience.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
100 Days to Inspire Respect Gerda recalls being told to "get over" her experiences in the Holocaust, and explains how that made her feel.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Marika Abrams talks about her experiences speaking to students about the Holocaust.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Rachel Amit explains why she feels it is important that she speak to students about the Holocaust.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Herbert Degan reflects on how a country like Germany could allow something like the Holocaust to happen.
Monday, June 20, 2016
Sol Filler shares two examples of how jokes helped him get through the difficult experiences of the Holocaust.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Mark Webber reflects on life after the Holocaust and meeting his wife Ruth Webber, a survivor of Auschwitz. Then both Mark and Ruth describe their proudest achievement raising, their children in Detroit, Michigan.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Bulgarian actress, Rebeka Arabova reflects on the capital of Bulgaria, Sofia and discusses how the war and the Holocaust had affected her childhood development, her entire life, and her personality.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Celina Biniaz speaks on the importance of educating others to stand up to bigotry and fight intolerance. She reflects on how she has implemented those teachings in her career as an educator and also as a mother and grandmother.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Melanie Wallis recalls how she settled in Detroit, Michigan after immigrating to the United States in 1947.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Mayer displays three different photographs from the ghetto Sieradz. He says that the Nazis photographed every misdeed that they did because they were proud of what they were doing.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Kurt Gregor describes a Czech pub that still had a sign saying "No Dogs and Jews Allowed" after World War II had ended. 
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
In this clip from the new Echoes and Reflections lesson on Contemporary Antisemitism, Dachau liberator Felix Sparks explains why it is so important for him to speak out against Holocaust deniers.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Jewish Holocaust Survivor Interview language: Hungarian Gábor Verő recalls the brutal treatment his brother endured from a Ukrainian kapo (prisoner who worked inside of camps) at the Ebensee concentration camp in Austria.  He describes his brother’s death shortly before liberation.
Friday, October 23, 2015
Edith talks about what she has learned about her life because of the Holocaust and how it has impacted her relationship with her children. She talks about trying to open communication with future generations and serving as a role model.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Al talks about what the Holocaust taught him, including the value of freedom, having the right perspective on life, taking action and making decisions in your life, and keeping families together.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Aniko Friedberg describes how she would create sculptures out of clay while interned in the Allendorf forced labor camp, a subcamp of Buchenwald. She didn’t recall this memory until she reunited with former prisoners, who remembered her sculptures, decades later.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Raphael Zimetbaum speaks of his gratitude toward the Armenian people in Marseille, France. Along with his parents, he fled from Antwerp, Belgium, to Marseille, France, following the German invasion of Belgium in 1940. In Marseille, his family found housing within the Armenian community neighborhood, where they felt so welcome and were received with great affection. He states that he thinks that the sensitivity extended to his family may have been in part due to the history of the Armenian Genocide and the suffering the Armenian people endured at the time. 
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Zsuzsanna Ozsvath Abonyi and her husband immigrated to Texas from Hungary after WWII.  Zsuzsanna’s husband received a teaching position at a Texas university and she continues to reflect on her own career including a Ph.D
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The murder of extended families, the targeting of community leaders, the critical role of eyewitnesses--each of these factors surfaces in Haigas Bonapart’s interview. These tactics are all too familiar to those of us who study the crime of genocide and the strategies employed by its perpetrators. By destroying communal ties and eliminating those individuals who might rally a group in self-defense, civilians under systematic assault are made much more vulnerable to isolation and mass violence.