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Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Originally from Germany, Wolf Gruner is a historian and a specialist for the research on the Holocaust and German-Jewish history, topics on which he published eleven books and around 60 articles and book chapters by now. Currently, he is finishing a book manuscript on the Nazi persecution of the Jews in Bohemia and Moravia, while also conducting exciting research on forgotten acts of individual defiance, opposition and resistance of German and Austrian Jews during the Holocaust.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Drag Queen, talented businessman and my icon RuPaul once stated, “If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell are you going to love somebody else?”
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Marisa Fox-Bevilacqua grew up never knowing that her mother was a Holocaust survivor. That is, until a series of discoveries after her mother’s death led her to the truth: her mother had survived Gabersdorf, a slave labor camp for Jewish girls and young women, for four and a half years – and had never said a word about it.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
A testimony-based audiovisual resource for educators in Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary is now available online.
Friday, May 29, 2015
As Ukraine embarks on an effort to radically change its law enforcement culture, USC Shoah Foundation’s international consultant in Ukraine, Anna Lenchovska, is using testimony to teach newly trained police officers tolerance and non-discrimination.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Los Angeles, February. 13, 2018 – “The Last Goodbye,” a virtual-reality film that brings the viewer inside a Nazi concentration camp with Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter, won a top prize at the 2018 Lumiere Awards hosted Monday by The Advanced Imaging Society. The film was honored with the Creative Arts Award, VR – Documentary Jury Prize, at the awards ceremony held at the Warner Bros. Studio in Hollywood.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Researchers conducting the study for the Hungarian Academy of Sciences say their conclusions are all the more vital in an age where, thanks to the internet, youth are more susceptible to believing “fake information.”
Thursday, December 19, 2019
USC Shoah Foundation and Fox Searchlight Pictures today announced a partnership to develop classroom curriculum tied to JOJO RABBIT, Taika Waititi’s heartfelt World War II anti-hate satire.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
As a court reporter who helped transcribe the historic trial against doctors accused of performing vile experiments, Vivien Spitz was struck by the resentment in the eyes of the defendants.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
“SS-Photographs from Concentration Camps. Perpetrator Sources and Counter-Narratives” Lukas Meissel (Ph.D. Candidate in Holocaust Studies, University of Haifa) 2018-2019 Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellow February 12, 2019
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The New York Times recently published a piece about the rerelease of a book that spotlighted the efforts of non-Jewish Europeans who risked their lives to protect Jews during the Holocaust. The rerelease coincides with the 30th anniversary of the book, “Rescuers.” At least three of the featured rescuers gave testimonies to USC Shoah Foundation. Here are their stories.
Friday, May 17, 2019
Rudi Oppenheimer and his two siblings – known as the “Three Oppies” – dedicated their lives to telling the story of the Holocaust.
Friday, September 30, 2016
The theme of this year’s broadcast is “The Will to Resist” and is live now through November 10, 2016.
Monday, April 4, 2016
While the average USC student was dragging themselves out of bed to make it to their first class after Spring Break, I was--rather jet-lagged--sitting in an 800 year old room cloaked in paintings of old intellectuals and world renowned writers in a tiny corridor of Hertford College at Oxford University, wondering how on Earth I could be so lucky to miss a week of school to hang out at one of the oldest, most prestigious centers of learning in the history of Western Civilization.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
“I can’t stand coffee!” she said, leaning forward to me before uttering back to the waitress. “Espresso please!” She giggled a little before telling me that espresso was her little dessert in the morning.

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