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Monday, April 7, 2014
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive Museum of Jewish Heritage 36 Battery Place New York, NY 10280 Website: http://www.mjhnyc.org/ For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel.: (213) 740-6026 Email: vhahelp@usc.edu  
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
The Jews of German-occupied Budapest, Hungary were relocated to specially selected buildings throughout the city identified as Yellow Star houses. Each house was marked with a yellow Star of David on a black background. The decree for relocation was issued on June 16, 1944. Deák Ervin remembers when his family’s apartment was seized by a soldier and they were then forced to live in the soldier’s old apartment, designated as a Yellow Star House. Deák Ervin reflects on the horrible conditions of the apartment.
Friday, January 24, 2014
Amy Marczewski Carnes, Ph.D. completed her doctorate at UCLA in French and Francophone Studies in 2007.  During graduate studies, she taught French language, literature, film, and culture courses in both the U.S. and in France.  Her dissertation, entitled Remembering Together:  Francophone African Literature’s Re-Imagining of the Rwandan Genocide, analyzes the strategies that literature adopts for memorializing genocide and considers new models of commemoration that may cultivate reconciliation in post-conflict society.
Monday, January 27, 2014
A Soá Alapítvány tananyagszerzői a videóinterjúkkal való oktatási tapasztalataikatosztják meg a Vasárnapi Hírekben: http://www.vasarnapihirek.hu/fokusz/a_szembenezes_batorsaga
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation founder Steven Spielberg will deliver the keynote address at the UN’s Holocaust Memorial Ceremony on the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust on Jan. 27.
Friday, October 24, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation and its partner in the Czech Republic, PANT, have been busy leading workshops and seminars about the Visual History Archive and IWitness for educators.
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.
Friday, March 14, 2014
The first-ever Rated SR Socially Relevant Film Festival will show two USC Shoah Foundation documentaries in its Spotlight on Human Loss March 16 and 17 in New York City.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
The student members of the Shoah Foundation Institute Student Association (SFISA), USC STAND, and other groups will host a full line-up of events this April to commemorate Genocide Awareness Month at the University of Southern California.
Friday, October 31, 2014
Just in time for the holiday season, USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith will travel to four cities around the country to speak about the new book "Testimony: The Legacy of Schindler’s List and the USC Shoah Foundation."
Thursday, January 16, 2014
During his visit to Los Angeles, Ignatieff will visit and speak at institutions across the city, with an emphasis is on faith-based and community-based leadership in areas of racial tension.
Monday, October 13, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation’s academic year programming kicks off next Monday with a screening of the documentary As Seen Through These Eyes, which tells the stories of Holocaust survivors who made art during and after World War II.
Monday, November 24, 2014
Educators from around the world had the opportunity to learn more about IWitness at the Annual Convention of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Nov. 20-23 in Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
He’s only in seventh grade, but Benjamin Newman knows that Holocaust survivors’ memories of discrimination and acts of hate are still all too relevant.
Monday, April 21, 2014
J. Michael Hagopian’s collection of 400 interviews of Armenian Genocide survivors and witnesses drew one step closer to being fully integrated into the Visual History Archive today. The Armenian Film Foundation officially handed over the digitized collection to USC Shoah Foundation, where the process of cataloguing and indexing will begin.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Jeffrey Shandler, professor at Rutgers University and the 2012-13 USC Shoah Foundation Institute Scholar, published a multimedia article that examines the impact of "Schindler’s List" on Holocaust survivors in the December 2013 issue of American Literature.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation’s education staff have published an article revealing IWitness’s profound effect on high school students around the world in an annual publication by UNESCO.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Customized Education Activities, Once-In-A-Lifetime Teacher Professional Development Program in Poland and Exclusive Virtual Field Trip will be Part of Auschwitz: The Past is Present Initiative
Monday, February 10, 2014
USC Doheny Memorial Library (DML), Room 240.The USC Shoah Foundation together with the USC Gould School of Law International Human Rights Clinic, USC Center for International Studies, the USC Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics, and USC Libraries, proudly presents an evening with distinguished guest Ms. Zainab Hawa Bangura, United Nations Undersecretary-General and Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict 
Monday, May 5, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation's 2014 Yom Hashoah Scholar-in-Residence is Professor Mohammed Dajani. He will give a lecture to USC students, faculty and staff Friday, May 9. For more information, please contact Kia Hays, kiahays@usc.edu.Mohammed S. Dajani founded the Wasatia movement of moderate Islam and works as a professor of political science at al-Quds University in Jerusalem. He has also served as a visiting fellow at The Washington Institute.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation has partnered with its first Jewish day school – Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County in New Jersey – to introduce teachers to methods of teaching with testimony and incorporate the Institute's educational materials into the school curriculum.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Dr. Piotr M.A. Cywiński, director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland, will host a reception and presentation at UCLA on Thursday about how the museum functions today and what is needed to maintain it in perpetuity.
Monday, April 7, 2014
April 2, 2014:  Yannick Tona, currently a student at Texas Christian University, speaks to students in the USC Shoah Foundation Student Association of his experiences during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, which took the lives of most of his family, and of how he connected these horrors from his past to his humanitarian efforts of today. For more information on Yannick: http://www.yannicktona.com/
Monday, June 9, 2014
The Yom HaShoah Vigil is an annual event at the University at Albany, coordinated by the University at Albany Hillel. As this year’s Jewish Life Chair, the event is under my direction. The 24-hour vigil allows the campus community the chance to examine different ways to connect to the Holocaust; I strongly believe that in order to never forget the atrocities of the Holocaust, it is important for each person to find their own way to connect with it personally.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Alexovics Ingrid írása a vizuális archívumok oktatási célú felhasználásának lehetőségeiről
Friday, August 15, 2014
Sonia Gomes de Mesquita, chief program officer at World Jewish Congress, says education is key to fighting anti-Semitism – and there’s still a lot of work to be done.de Mesquita, who visited the USC Shoah Foundation offices on Tuesday, served in various capacities at World ORT including COO and CEO for 14 years before joining World Jewish Congress in 2013.
Monday, April 14, 2014
When Ruth Hernandez watched testimonies of Holocaust survivors in IWitness, the stories of people who had to leave their homes inspired her to help modern-day immigrants – and helped her connect with her own family’s history.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Stephen Smith, executive director of the USC Shoah Foundation, presented USC Shoah Foundation’s educational work at the 9th annual International Conference on Holocaust Education at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem this week.
Monday, February 3, 2014
When a select group of eight high school students learn about the Holocaust and genocide each year as part of the Manovill Holocaust History Fellowship at Jewish Family and Children’s Services’ (JFCS) Holocaust Center in San Francisco, they turn to IWitness to create one of the biggest projects of the fellowship.

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