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Friday, June 6, 2014
On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, in which Allied troops landed on the Normandy coast in France, USC Shoah Foundation has published a new online exhibit featuring the testimonies of soldiers and witnesses who recall that historic day.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Pour la quatrième année, l'USC Shoah Foundation propose aux élèves et aux enseignants participant au Concours national de la Résistance et de la Déportation, une sélection de témoignages. Pour l'année 2015-2016, le thème choisi est "Résister par l'art et la littérature".
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
La 51ème édition du Concours national de la Résistance et de la Déportation avait retenu pour l’année scolaire 2011-2012 le thème suivant : “Résister dans les camps nazis”. Un groupe de huit élèves de 3ème du collège de Colombes (Hauts-de-Seine) a choisi de traiter ce thème à travers un projet audiovisuel portant sur la révolte des Sonderkommandos d’Auschwitz-Birkenau le 7 octobre 1944. Ce travail s’est appuyé sur les récits de onze témoins des événements, récits issus de la collection de témoignages du Shoah Foundation Institute.
Monday, August 7, 2017
“Filming the Camps” explores the World War II experiences of Hollywood directors John Ford, George Stevens and Samuel Fuller.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Among the photos Walter Rosenblum took on the morning of D-Day was an iconic shot of an exhausted young lieutenant on a rocky beach, gazing past the camera while he and several others perform first aid on a group of men they’d tried to rescue from a wrecked boat.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
A French-language testimony exhibit that first launched on the ENS Lyon campus last April has been published online.
Friday, January 31, 2014
A USC Shoah Foundation exhibit and New York Times article remember that millions of people were murdered not in concentration camps, but in public sites all over Eastern Europe.
Friday, January 18, 2013
L'USC Shoah Foundation – Institut pour l’histoire visuelle et l’éducation, a organisé une exposition qui a été présentée au siège de l’UNESCO, à Paris. Cette exposition fut l’un des volets de la Journée internationale du souvenir de l’Holocauste pour l’année 2013. Chaque année, le 27 janvier – date anniversaire de la libération d’Auschwitz-Birkenau –, il est rendu hommage aux victimes de l’Holocauste.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust installation features all of the Institute's 51,696 testimonies LA Weekly's annual Best of LA 2012 honored the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust's Tree of Testimony exhibit with the award for "Best Video Art Exhibit." The interactive exhibit immerses visitors in survivors' memories from the Institute's Visual History Archive.
Monday, April 27, 2015
ENS Lyon is mounting a major exhibition looking at the plight of liberated survivors returning to France at the end of World War II.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
La Fundación Shoah USC– El Instituto para la Historia Visual y Educación une fuerzas con La Fundación de Antropología Forense de Guatemala (FAFG), una organización forense guatemalteca, para recopilar videos con testimonios de los sobrevivientes y testigos del Genocidio Guatemalteco.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
A photography exhibit that incorporates testimony from the Visual History Archive is now on display in Moscow following its debut in Prague last spring.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation has published a new online exhibit and two new IWitness activities that expand the Institute’s educational offerings in terms of language and subject matter.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Testimony from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive played a prominent role in two events in Prague last week: Paideia - The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden’s annual alumni conference and a photography exhibit of the famous “Auschwitz Album.”
Monday, September 12, 2011
On September 8, Stephen D. Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, gave a lecture, titled "The Power of Words: Testimony in an Age of Violent Ideologies," and demonstrated the Visual History Archive at the Interdisciplinary Judaic Studies Program of the National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (view photos).  Smith founded the UK Holocaust Centre in Nottinghamshire, England, and cofounded the Aegis Trust for the prevention of crimes against humanity and genocide.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
For the third year, USC Shoah Foundation is providing testimony clips that French high school students can use in the essays and audiovisual works they submit to the National Contest on Resistance and Deportation (CNRD).
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Testimony clips of Hungarian Holocaust survivors have been incorporated into a fascinating project out of Budapest: Open Society Archive’s “Yellow-Star Houses” online mapping exhibit.
Monday, June 20, 2011
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust to create 65-screen video sculpture presenting USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s archive of 52,000 interviews with Holocaust survivors and other witnessesSurvivor video wall to further award-winning, nationally-recognized Museum’s role as a leader in exhibit innovation105,000 hours of interviews – representing every survivor and witness video available in the Institute’s archive—to be presented in the course of the year.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
On January 27, 2017, Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Budapest debuted a new exhibition that draws on the Visual History Archive testimony of survivor Katalin Bárány.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Secondary school students across France are hard at work on their entries for the 2013-2014 National Contest on Resistance and Deportation – and many of them are drawing inspiration from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive
Monday, October 5, 2015
This is the fourth year USC Shoah Foundation has provided an exhibit of relevant testimony clips that students may use for research or incorporate into their projects.
Friday, January 11, 2019
Bill Morgan, now 93 years old, is a survivor of the Stanislawow Ghetto. After obtaining a birth certificate from a Polish Christian, he escaped the ghetto and found work as a farmhand in Ukraine. Museum audiences will be able to ask questions of Morgan about his life experiences and hear his pre-recorded responses in real time.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Educators can now access three of USC Shoah Foundation’s Ukrainian-language lesson guides and modules for free on the USC Shoah Foundation website. Each lesson includes everything teachers need including testimony and film clips.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Visitors to the Auschwitz Jewish Center in Oświęcim, Poland, will view USC Shoah Foundation testimony in the center’s permanent exhibit beginning in May.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Visitors to the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles can now explore testimony from the USC Shoah Foundation within the museum’s core exhibition, Visions and Values: Jewish Life from Antiquity to America.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
On April 20, at Los Angeles City Hall, Councilmember Paul Krekorian, together with co-host Councilmember Eric Garcetti, recognized the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and the Armenian Film Foundation for working jointly to preserve memories of survivors and other witnesses of the Armenian Genocide.
Friday, August 9, 2013
A new documentary tells the story of Nicholas Winton, a British stockbroker who saved the lives of 669 Czechoslovakian children through the Kindertransport in 1939. Audiences in Los Angeles have a unique opportunity to see the film and meet Dave Lux, one of the children he saved, this Sunday.
Friday, April 15, 2016
​USC Shoah Foundation’s consultant in Ukraine Anna Lenchovska shared the resources of USC Shoah Foundation at a roundtable discussion for educators at the Ukraine National Museum’s Memorial to the Victims of Holodomor in Kyiv on April 7.
Thursday, September 8, 2011
This weekend the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, which maintains an archive of nearly 52,000 testimonies given by survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust, will organize a seminar at the Ukrainian House national center in Kyiv to train teachers on the use of Pain of Memory, a new multimedia kit designed for educators in Ukraine.
Monday, January 13, 2014
A five-part exhibit of testimony from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive will be on display at world UNESCO headquarters in Paris to commemorate International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust on Jan. 27.

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